Friday August 13, 2010
"What went wrong? Yahoo had two problems Google didn't: easy money, and ambivalence about being a technology company" Cracking insight, especially the bits about good, bad programmers and losing talent
Thursday June 4, 2009
"Hacker News login cookies are random eight-character strings, stored server-side in a hash table mapping them to user names. I discovered a few weeks ago that these strings were rather less random than they were meant to be, and, through a delightful combination of exploits, could be predicted, enabling an attacker to steal accounts"