It's probably time for us to clearly outline what to expect when it comes to using data.sparkfun.com

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SparkFun is taking steps to ensure that our user community is a safe space. That means we need to make a few changes.

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An brief introduction to SparkFun's new Director of Software Development and IT (SWIT).

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A look back at what went wrong, why and how we fixed our issues with data.sparkfun.com

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Introducing Embedded 3D Models of SparkFun products!

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SparkFun joins a slew of websites across the net protesting the FCC's plans to gut Net Neutrality

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Net neutrality and the open internet: why it's important, how it's at risk today, and what you can do about it right now.

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A shake-up at GitHub highlights ongoing gender bias in the tech industry, prompting a response from SparkFun

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SparkFun has reacted quickly to protect ourselves and our customers against the Heartbleed vulnerability

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Arduino Day was pretty successful. Unfortunately, everything is broken.

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A look behind the scenes as a bunch of stuff went on sale, leading to SparkFun's biggest week ever.

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The devs switch underlying databases for SparkFun.com and somehow, miraculously, the sky stays put firmly up above.

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In which we change some things in the database, and it's not exactly a simple task, and some things break. Lessons learned. etc.

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Musings on inventory tracking behind the scenes after another annual SparkFun Inventory Day is in the books.

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IPv6 Launch day has come and gone - where are we?

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SparkFun has now decided to take an official position on the matter and stands with our fellow citizens of the internet by opposing SOPA and PIPA!

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Gravatar!

Gravatar: Pretty neat.

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SparkFun Levels Up!

A whole new version of sparkfun.com is released! Wish lists! Other stuff! New server hardware! Plus a visualization of the development of the entire code base up to this point.

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Avast ye Hackers!

A crash course in how SparkFun's IT department went from total amateur hour to... not-as-amateur hour.... and how we're hiring for a couple of IT positions by unconventional means.

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A look at some of the gear used by the SparkFun IT department to keep the website and SparkFun HQ rolling along

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Security is always a security/usability trade off. That’s why all of my bank passwords are on this post-it note on my monitor; I want them…
Funny you call us out on that. I thought the same thing. Legally our company name is “Spark Fun Electronics Inc”. SparkFun is a registered…
Hah, that’s a great one! Very useful for my personal projects. Thanks for sharing!
Careful, somebody might think it is an acronym: ToFU Ware.
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There is nothing more frustrating to using MS Windows than driver signing. Even in Windows 7. I use a utility called com0com to create…
You sure that signed driver image at the end is legit? Isn’t it called “SparkFun” without the space? ;)
There isn’t really such a thing as true security, especially if humans are involved. Our gov’t used Stuxnet to break those centrifuges in…
Hmm… seems to me that talking about “secure” and “Microsoft OS” in the same sentence makes, by comparison, the term “military…
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