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The Battle for Power on the Internet

We're in the middle of an epic battle for power in cyberspace. On one side are the traditional, organized, institutional powers such as governments …

API first architecture or the fat vs thin server debate

API first architecture is an architecture that treats the API user as the primary user of the application. This means that API is not an alternative …

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7 sneak attacks used by today's most devious hackers

Millions of pieces of malware and thousands of malicious hacker gangs roam today's online world preying on easy dupes. Reusing the same tactics that …

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a simple git branching model

This is a very simple git workflow. It (and variants) is in use by many people. I settled on it after using it very effectively at Athena. GitHub …

If You're Programming a Cell Phone Like a Server You're Doing it Wrong

Power on a cell phone is like water in a desert. It’s the very stuff of life. If you take the same naive programming techniques you learned when …

The story of a little DNS easter egg

About a year ago, we realized that CloudFlare's current DNS infrastructure had some challenges. We were using PowerDNS, an open source DNS server …

Information Security

The Old New Thing

TCP simultaneous open and peer to peer networking

Many years ago, I picked up a copy of a book which taught me a great many things about networking as we use it on the Internet today. While I haven't …

How to build (and how not to build) a secure “remember me” feature

Here’s the scenario – a user logs in to your website, comes back tomorrow and… has to log in again. The idea of the “remember me” feature – and let’s …