CW: Stuff about medicine, post-surgical care, and wounds. Feel free to close the tab if you need to. This won't be easy for me to write, mostly because I'm tired, scatterbrained, an… Read More
Now that HOPE has wrapped, here's video recording of the panel that the_gibson, Tek, R¥, c0debabe, and I gave at HOPE 2020 this year, entitled Saving Hacking From Zaibatsus: A Memoir… Read More
Wednesday... 29 July 2020... 1300 hours Eastern... the Fediverse takes Manhattan. Join us... at HOPE 2020 Read More
Observant readers may have been wondering why I seemed to drop off the grid for a couple of days. Timed posts kept going up as expected, and undoubtedly other socnets seemed like they… Read More
It's going on summer in the Bay Area, which means that it's warming up a bit both outside and inside (because air conditioning is Not A Thing out here). That, coupled with the not inco… Read More
code puce - noun phrase - An IT or ops situation in which the software installed in production is one version and the management system expects a different version. This results i… Read More
I have no idea how long I've been in quarantine. I've stopped counting because the numbers were just making me twitchy. Life is going about as well as one could reasonably expect… Read More
Hanson's Razor - Never attribute to stupidity that which can be adequately explained by (unconscious) malice or selfishness Read More
Lizardman's Constant - A rough heuristic of the population of people who troll data collection polls. Comes from asking the question "Do you believe that the President is a shape-shift… Read More
I've been updating my .plan file periodically while stuck at home due to covid-19. All of the usual warnings apply Read More
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