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Quality Software Costs Money - Heartbleed Was Free

How to generate funding for FOSS

by Poul-Henning Kamp | June 19, 2014

Topic: Security

9 comments

Please Put OpenSSL Out of Its Misery

OpenSSL must die, for it will never get any better.

by Poul-Henning Kamp | April 12, 2014

Topic: Security

46 comments

Center Wheel for Success

"Not invented here" syndrome is not unique to the IT world.

by Poul-Henning Kamp | December 20, 2013

Topic: Web Services

15 comments

More Encryption Is Not the Solution

Cryptography as privacy works only if both ends work at it in good faith.

by Poul-Henning Kamp | July 30, 2013

Topic: Privacy and Rights

16 comments

A Generation Lost in the Bazaar

Quality happens only when someone is responsible for it.

by Poul-Henning Kamp | August 15, 2012

Topic: Development

133 comments

LinkedIn Password Leak: Salt Their Hide

If it does not take a full second to calculate the password hash, it is too weak.

by Poul-Henning Kamp | June 7, 2012

Topic: Security

36 comments

My Compiler Does Not Understand Me

Until our programming languages catch up, code will be full of horrors

by Poul-Henning Kamp | May 21, 2012

Topic: Development

5 comments

The Hyperdimensional Tar Pit

by Poul-Henning Kamp | January 23, 2012

Topic: Development

2 comments

The Software Industry IS the Problem

The time has come for software liability laws.

by Poul-Henning Kamp | September 8, 2011

Topic: Privacy and Rights

48 comments

The Most Expensive One-byte Mistake

Did Ken, Dennis, and Brian choose wrong with NUL-terminated text strings?

by Poul-Henning Kamp | July 25, 2011

Topic: Development

109 comments

The One-second War (What Time Will You Die?)

As more and more systems care about time at the second and sub-second level, finding a lasting solution to the leap seconds problem is becoming increasingly urgent.

by Poul-Henning Kamp | April 6, 2011

Topic: Development

33 comments

B.Y.O.C. (1,342 Times and Counting)

Why can't we all use standard libraries for commonly needed algorithms?

by Poul-Henning Kamp | February 17, 2011

Topic: Development

12 comments

Sir, Please Step Away from the ASR-33!

To move forward with programming languages we need to break free from the tyranny of ASCII.

by Poul-Henning Kamp | October 25, 2010

Topic: Programming Languages

86 comments

You're Doing It Wrong

Think you've mastered the art of server performance? Think again.

by Poul-Henning Kamp | June 11, 2010

Topic: Performance

80 comments