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Wednesday, 30 January 2008 17:00

The Linux kernel: now and then

When Linus Torvalds was writing his kernel way back in the 1990s, he was working in a small bedroom in an average house in Finland and using hardware that wasn't exactly top of the range.
Published in Open Sauce
Wednesday, 30 January 2008 16:52

Making hardware vendors love open source

Reverse-engineering open source drivers for hardware devices will only reduce the pressure on manufacturers to provide such drivers, Dirk Hohndel told an audience at the Australian national Linux conference today.
Published in Open Sauce
Wednesday, 30 January 2008 06:06

Security is always a tradeoff: Schneier

Security is essentially a tradeoff and the main question about it is not whether we are safe or not but whether it is worth it. Simple and to the point. That's the way Bruce Schneier, probably the world's foremost security expert, puts it.

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