Thoughts on Systems

Emil Sit

Sep 2, 2008 - 1 minute read - Technology Thoughts

Securing the web browser.

Google is soon going to demonstrate Google Chrome: a ground-up re-written browser designed with security in mind. Wow, render each tab in a separate process (and more). Compare that to what we saw at SOSP 2007: MSR presented some improvements to deal with IFRAME within MSIE (MashupOS (PDF)) and how to track Ajax performance in a distributed way (Ajaxscope), and researchers at Cornell described a new programming language that allows for static partitioning of data (Swift (PDF)).