Fairfax IT: Riding software’s next big wave of opportunity

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for this link.

“A CHANCE vacancy found on a napkin at a computing conference in
the US landed an Australian Linux programmer a job with one of the
world’s hottest firewall vendors.”

“He says this sort of peer review is the only way security
products such as firewalls and cryptography can be developed,
because the code can pass through so many hands and problems
spotted before they become critical.”