We're all stealing market share from in-house designers.
Linux wasn't the mover back then that it is now. A lot more products are going into production based on embedded Linux operating systems.
You have to make sure you stick with your guys. He doesn't want to lose you, and you don't want to lose him.
There are flocks of vultures attacking newborn calves.
It is the black-headed ones, flocks of them, attacking the cows if they are down very long giving birth or attacking the calf if they can; they are aggressive and seem to be in large flocks.
I just don't recall seeing them much until the last few years.
One of the things we didn't have skills with was automated tools for checking our code. So, one of the first things that we did with our secure software service was running automated tools against our code base and discovering potential problems.