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Atlas: Our journey from a Python monolith to a managed platform

In this post, we’ll explain why and how we developed and deployed Atlas, a platform which provides the majority of benefits of a Service Oriented Architecture, while minimizing the operational cost that typically comes with owning a service.

New Algorithm Breaks Speed Limit for Solving Linear Equations

By harnessing randomness, a new algorithm achieves a fundamentally novel — and faster — way of performing one of the most basic computations in math and computer science.

Half of curl’s vulnerabilities are C mistakes

Lots of people keep referring to the awesome summary put together by a friendly pseudonymous “Tim” which says that “53 out of 95” (55.7%) security flaws in curl could’ve been prevented if curl had been written in Rust.

ISO 8601: the better date format

In my opinion, ISO 8601 seems clearly superior to other date formats when it comes to international communication (such as posting things online), and as you can see, I have enough reasons to say so.

Microprocessor's Romance With Negative Integers

One of the first things we learn about computers is that they only understand 0s and 1s, or bits.

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