Recursive Restartability

Recursive Restartability: Turning the Reboot Sledgehammer into a Scalpel: The rebooting “technique” has been around as long as computers themselves, and remains a fact of life »

Love People, Not Pleasure

The New York Times, Love People, Not Pleasure: But that is Mother Nature’s cruel hoax. She doesn’t really care either way whether you are »

Sorrow be damned, and all your plans.

Iain M. Banks, Against a Dark Background: Sorrow be damned, and all your plans. Fuck the faithful, fuck the committed, the dedicated, the true believers; fuck »

Stoic acceptance, in practice

"Fatherhood and Stoic Acceptance", Jan-Fredrik Braseth: It was very clear that there were several things in this situation that was out of my control. I did »

On Discovering a Reluctance Towards Technology

There is a quote from Steve Jobs that I return to, over and over: I think one of the things that really separates us from the »