Nomadic Wax TV

nomadic-wax-siteLooks like nomadic wax (the peeps via whom I discovered this) actually has a website… and they’re traipsing round the globe hunting for hip-hop in other cultural contexts. Here’s a half-hour show sampling hip-hop from around the world: video after the jump.

Kudos for to the production team for adding English subtitles / captioning to the vids where needed / where possible. Vid after the jump. More

“Developers do not get security”…

Just saw a really interesting post that mentioned developers do not ‘get’ security – as part of a larger article about security in general (and the writing of a secure http client). As someone who also probably doesn’t get security either (but is nevertheless fascinated to bits by it, and blogs about it when really they should leave well …

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heartbleed: this is why C/C++ is, to this day, still too powerful for us

It starts with this piece of good-intention paving for the current https:// roads to hell: So we’re introducing a heartbeat, a transmission which seeks to keep the established (secure) lines of communication open (otherwise they get shut down if you’re “quiet” for too long and don’t transmit anything… which means back to square one with …

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