On the definition of "special software":
"Manning did not have admin-level privileges, and used special software, namely a Linux operating system, to access the computer file and obtain the portion of the password provided to Assange."
Technology is Heroin, by Daniel Markham
Um, just go read this. My mind is blown.
maddog's keynote at FOSDEM was finally published! Definitely recommend it:
“Between gods and animals: becoming human in the Gilgamesh epic” - https://l.lpho.de/2XsJrQk
This one hit home: "The Religion of Workism Is Making Americans Miserable" - https://l.lpho.de/2Ua0AMz
USENIX Enigma 2019 - Cryptocurrency: Burn It with Fire
"How Tech Utopia Fostered Tyranny" - https://l.lpho.de/2N9QHeZ
It seems they just "invented" integration tests:
I am Time grown old to destroy the world,
Embarked on the course of world annihilation.
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko