Day: August 23, 2005

  • Beeeeeep!!!

    Reason #13,501 Why I Hate Windows This is not strictly a Windows issue, per se, but a PC issue. I almost assuredly could have embarrassed myself as badly using linux. I forgot that curl, unlike wget, helpfully defaults to outputting the file you’re downloading to the shell. I honestly have no idea why this would […]

  • Close Encounters of the Nurd Kind

    Passed randomly today in the halls at work: Ray Tomlinson, who among other achievements proposed using ‘@’ as the name/address separator for e-mail. “Mudge” Zatko, one of the former members of LØpht Heavy Industries, a hacker group in Boston. It helps that company policy requires everyone to have their ID badges displayed…