Quotes from 1992 (2019)

I was recently recommended to read the book [AccidentalEmpires](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accidental_Empires) by [Robert X. Cringely](... | Continue reading


@apenwarr.ca | 1 month ago

Forget privacy: you're terrible at targeting anyway

I don't mind letting your programs see my private data as long as I getsomething useful in exchange. But that's not what happens.A forme... | Continue reading


@apenwarr.ca | 1 month ago

Factors in authentication

Multi-factor authentication remains hard-to-use, hard-to-secure,and error-prone. I've been studying authentication lately to see if itmig... | Continue reading


@apenwarr.ca | 2 months ago

An epic treatise on scheduling, bug tracking, and triage

[Note 2017-12-29: the news.ycombinator.comdiscussion of this post is unusually useful. You may want to read itfirst.][Note 2018-09-01:... | Continue reading


@apenwarr.ca | 2 months ago

Misadventures in process containment

I've been working on a series of tutorials using redo for various usecases. (One of the most common user requests is more examples of how... | Continue reading


@apenwarr.ca | 2 months ago

Xnest, Xephyr, ChromeOS, synergy, and syncing some clipboards

I recently decided to switch my laptop from a Macbook to a Chromebook,partly because Apple's keyboards are so terrible lately, and partly b... | Continue reading


@apenwarr.ca | 3 months ago

Mtime comparison considered harmful

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@apenwarr.ca | 4 months ago

Redo, buildroot, and serializing parallel logs

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@apenwarr.ca | 4 months ago

Redo, buildroot, and serializing parallel logs

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@apenwarr.ca | 4 months ago

Silicon Valley housing market simulator

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@apenwarr.ca | 6 months ago

XML, blockchains, and the strange shapes of progress

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@apenwarr.ca | 6 months ago

I simulated California housing and learned about simulators

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@apenwarr.ca | 6 months ago

XML, blockchains, and the strange shapes of progress

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@apenwarr.ca | 6 months ago

A little bump in the wire that makes your Internet faster

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@apenwarr.ca | 7 months ago

A little bump in the wire that makes your [bufferbloated] Internet faster

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@apenwarr.ca | 7 months ago

A little bump in the wire that makes your Internet faster

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@apenwarr.ca | 7 months ago

Books I keep recommending, and what questions they answer

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@apenwarr.ca | 7 months ago