If you’d have told me five years ago that soon enough I will be able to drop a Cortex M IP in my design, at no price at all, there is a good chance that I would have said something snarky about optimism and how harsh reality actually is.
And yet here we are. Arm just started giving Cortex M IP cores away.
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While I was up in the mountains this weekend, I missed the greatest news since Duke Nukem was launched: Haiku Beta 1 just went live. Naturally enough, as soon as I had a free evening, I had to boot it up.
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The Debian project just turned 25, which calls for celebration. Unfortunately, I’m on a pretty restrictive diet at the moment, which means that beer is out of the question. So I settled for the second-best solution: I took Debian 3.0, the first Debian version I used, out for a drive.
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USENIX Security may not be the most glamorous security conference today, but I cannot remember the last time I’ve looked over the proceedings and said oh well, nothing interesting happened this year. And USENIX Security ’18 is no exception.
USENIX graciously publishes all the papers presented at the conferences that it organizes, and the proceedings of USENIX Security ’18 were just published. What better to do on a hot August afternoon, right?
There is plenty of interesting reading material in there, but eight papers in particular caught my attention.
Continue reading USENIX Security ’18: Highlights