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Long Live Client Server

by Jay Heiser  |  August 13, 2012

Has anyone ever created a web-based application that wasn’t flaky and prone to data loss? Every time Facebook comes out with some new functionality, the entire service gets slower, and...

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Why today’s stock market is inherently unreliable

by Jay Heiser  |  August 3, 2012

If you wanted to sabotage a trading system, you might set out to design suicide mechanisms that look very much like today’s automated trading mechanisms.  Blaming Knight Capital’s screwed pooch...

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The Cost of Cryptography

by Jay Heiser  |  July 26, 2011

Several weeks work in a low-bandwidth location has given me a renewed recognition of the convenience and availability ramifications of data protection. Until a few years ago, it had been my...

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