Some of my (and others’) favorites from August.

  • Based on a mispronunciation by my daughter, thinking of renaming my blog to CyberVinegar.
  • The programmer equivalent of age/sex/location is OS/language/editor.
  • Laws should affect human behavior, not router behavior.
  • Using virtualization on the desktop means that crappy desktop software can force you to reboot an entire cluster.
  • Never say “I’m game” at a hunt club.
  • “Wisdom of crowds” is a misnomer. Crowds aggregate *knowledge*; wisdom is usually excluded or distorted.

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