Heartbleed and open source


The Heartbleed bug was caused by a business model error. When we were in the real-time software business, our best customer was an old line manufacturing business that wanted to make sure before they qualified us as a vendor that we were making a profit from selling software to them.…

Organizational man


Irving Wladawsky-Berger started working at IBM in 1970 and retired in 2007 with what is, to me, the smartest corporate response to Linux/OpenSource as his capstone accomplishment. TG: Sun has committed to releasing all of its code as open source. Do you think IBM will do the same? IW-B: I…