Answer all questions and topics.
How widely used are design patterns in today’s development environments?
Many programmers in the world today are self-taught. Do you think they have learned about design patterns?
Do you think they are better off or perhaps worse from not having a formal programming education?
Research a widespread incident (virus, social engineering, other type of attack). Discuss it and indicate what steps could have been taken to prevent it.
Research a unique news story or article related to Information Technology. Post a summary of what you learned to the discussion thread, please also provide a link to the original article. Source is your choice; however please fully cite your source.