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Profile Information

Occupation:
Software Developer
Company:
Ikayzo
Areas of Interest (Robotics, Software Architecture, Green Energy, Web 2.0, etc.):
Networked Systems, Open Source, C/C++, Python, Green Energy, Ruby
Software Language Proficiencies / Interests:
C, C++, C#, Python, Ruby
About Me:
Software Engineer with strong proficiency in C++. I worked on small to large projects in different industries. I currently reside in Los Angeles, but I am looking to make my way back home to Hawaii without having to work on less interesting projects.
Website:
http://danielnishimura.com
Secondary Website:
http://www.linkedin.com/in/danielnishimura
Twitter Username
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Daniel Nishimura commented on Joseph Lui's blog post The Next Killer App
"Looks like the IRS is going to treat BTC as taxable property: http://money.cnn.com/2014/03/25/technology/innovation/irs-bitcoin/index.html?source=yahoo_hosted"
Mar 25
Joseph Lui commented on Daniel Nishimura's blog post Secure Your Digital Life
"Scaaaaaaaryyy"
Mar 19
Douglas Ching commented on Daniel Nishimura's blog post Secure Your Digital Life
"Right after reading this post I saw these two phishing scams that are pretty…"
Mar 19
Douglas Ching commented on Daniel Nishimura's blog post Secure Your Digital Life
"With the popularity of smart phone apps these days people should also be wary of which apps they install on their phone/tablet and know that entering your username/password into an app may not be secure. It's difficult to resist installing 12…"
Mar 17
Daniel Nishimura's blog post was featured

Secure Your Digital Life

We are living in an era where we store personal and private information digitally on our smartphones, laptops and on “the cloud”. Malicious entities, and even government entities are always looking for ways to get to that information.  You need to take extra steps to ensure your life stays private. Here are some measures you can take to help ensure that:Use encryption everywhereEncrypt data on your computer’s hard drive by using file encryption programs, such as …See More
Mar 17
Joseph Lui commented on Daniel Nishimura's blog post Secure Your Digital Life
"Good advice. It's amazing how people don't check for https anymore, and browsers don't make a big fuss pointing out non-encrypted sites anymore. It's also amazing how people might be cognizant of security on their desktop and…"
Mar 17
Daniel Nishimura posted a blog post

Secure Your Digital Life

We are living in an era where we store personal and private information digitally on our smartphones, laptops and on “the cloud”. Malicious entities, and even government entities are always looking for ways to get to that information.  You need to take extra steps to ensure your life stays private. Here are some measures you can take to help ensure that:Use encryption everywhereEncrypt data on your computer’s hard drive by using file encryption programs, such as …See More
Mar 17
Daniel Nishimura commented on Daniel Nishimura's blog post Stripe's Capture the Flag 3
"@Joseph - I wish.  That guy is insane."
Mar 7
Joseph Lui commented on Daniel Nishimura's blog post Stripe's Capture the Flag 3
"Way cool. Are you Nefarious Zhen?"
Mar 7
Daniel Nishimura's blog post was featured

Stripe's Capture the Flag 3

A few weeks ago, Stripe hosted their 3rd Capture the Flag competition.  Their first two CTFs were focused on security where you had to exploit a vulnerability in a small system or application to move on to each level until the final level is completed.  For their 3rd CTF, they've decided to switch gears and focus on distributed systems.  Each of the 5 CTF levels focused on a different problem…See More
Mar 7
Daniel Nishimura posted a blog post

Stripe's Capture the Flag 3

A few weeks ago, Stripe hosted their 3rd Capture the Flag competition.  Their first two CTFs were focused on security where you had to exploit a vulnerability in a small system or application to move on to each level until the final level is completed.  For their 3rd CTF, they've decided to switch gears and focus on distributed systems.  Each of the 5 CTF levels focused on a different problem…See More
Mar 7
Daniel Leuck commented on Daniel Nishimura's blog post System Fail
"These are great insights. For 2) I would add that its rarely a good idea for a typical programmer (i.e. the 99.99% of programmers who aren't experts in concurrency) to ever do low level concurrent programming in a critical production system.…"
Aug 20, 2013
Chris Ota commented on Daniel Nishimura's blog post System Fail
"Error 404:Your haiku could not be found.Try again later"
Aug 16, 2013
Daniel Nishimura and Christopher Kobayashi are now friends
Aug 16, 2013
Daniel Nishimura's blog post was featured

System Fail

I came across an article on the New York Post via Hacker News: My Hell as a 911 Operator.  Following an overhaul of the NYC 911 computer system, the article describes the chaos stemming from the system’s inability to handle high call volumes and frequent crashes.  Operators are forced to handle the…See More
Aug 16, 2013
Daniel Nishimura posted a blog post

System Fail

I came across an article on the New York Post via Hacker News: My Hell as a 911 Operator.  Following an overhaul of the NYC 911 computer system, the article describes the chaos stemming from the system’s inability to handle high call volumes and frequent crashes.  Operators are forced to handle the…See More
Aug 16, 2013

Daniel Nishimura's Blog

Secure Your Digital Life

We are living in an era where we store personal and private information digitally on our smartphones, laptops and on “the cloud”. Malicious entities, and even government entities are always looking for ways to get to that information.  You need to take extra steps to ensure your life stays private. Here are some measures you can take to help ensure that:

Use encryption everywhere

Encrypt data on your computer’s hard drive by using file encryption programs, such…

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Posted on March 17, 2014 at 4:34pm — 4 Comments

Stripe's Capture the Flag 3

A few weeks ago, Stripe hosted their 3rd Capture the Flag competition.  Their first two CTFs were focused on security where you had to exploit a vulnerability in a small system or application to move on to each level until the final level is completed.  

For their 3rd CTF, they've decided to switch gears and focus on distributed systems.  Each of the 5 CTF levels focused on a…

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Posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:51pm — 2 Comments

System Fail

I came across an article on the New York Post via Hacker News: My Hell as a 911 Operator.  Following an overhaul of the NYC 911 computer system, the article describes the chaos stemming from the system’s inability to handle high call volumes and frequent…

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Posted on August 16, 2013 at 4:29pm — 3 Comments

Scalability: Google I/O 2013 Registration

On March 13th, 4:00am HST, registration for the Google I/O 2013 conference opened to the public. Barely coherent, at 3:45am I rolled out of bed, bumping each wall in my apartment hallway as I stumbled towards my Macbook. I checked to see if my Google+ and Google Wallet accounts were properly set up as…

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Posted on March 29, 2013 at 3:56pm — 2 Comments

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At 5:00pm on June 1, 2011, Elden Ito said…

Good to see you here Daniel. Man...I thought you were gone for good to the mainland.

Nice to know you found your way back home.

 
 
 

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