Over the winter holidays, I found some time to work on improving my poker game, reading a couple great books and then applying their theories into practice. While there is no substitute for playing in a casino or at someone’s house, one of the quickest ways to get into a game is to play online poker. …


This past weekend Google held the qualification round for its third annual Capture the Flag competition, with 25 demanding challenges in categories ranging from cryptography to web to binary exploits. …


A few weeks ago, I got to be part of something special: the launch of Coda. To add a little ceremony to the occasion (it’s not every day you get to launch a company!), my coworker Chris Eck and I rigged up an old call bell to ring every time someone signed up. Here’s what it looked like:

One of our product managers, Matt Hudson, actually deserves credit for the whole idea. …

Oleg Vaskevich

software engineer @coda_hq. formerly @google @kpcbfellows @shapesecurity @twitter

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