Edward Thomson

Blog Entries tagged: microsoft

Goodbye, Microsoft
December 3, 2015  •  10:33 AM

Six years ago, Microsoft bought the tiny company that I worked for and moved five of us out of a cornfield in Central Illinois and into the largest software company in the world. In that time, I've done some unlikely things like hack on obscure Unix systems, write a bunch of GPL-licensed code and helped bring distributed version control into Microsoft.

92 Days to Fix a Bug?
January 12, 2015  •  11:20 AM

Microsoft (disclaimer: my employer) is apparently complaining about Google publishing the details of a security vulnerability in keeping with Google's stated policies on the matter, but two days before Microsoft would have been able to issue a general fix on Patch Tuesday.