The Core Dump

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures

[By Nic Lindh on Tuesday, 04 November 2003]

Moving and shaking in Linux space

Interesting things happening in Linux space recently: Novell is going to buy SuSE Linux, and Red Hat will stop maintaining and producing their Linux distribution in April 2004. Red Hat will focus on their Enterprise offering. The company also recently announced fairly strong numbers.

This could be very good for Linux. It will be very interesting to see what Novell will do now that they have both a distribution and Ximian, which is busily porting the .NET framework over to Linux through the Mono project.

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Book roundup, part 30

Back once again with the sci-fi and general calamity. Includes The End is Always Near, Eat the Apple, A Memory Called Empire, Gideon the Ninth, Infinite Detail, Permafrost, Fallen, and The October Man.

The master’s tools will never be used to dismantle the master’s house

Any sufficiently advanced incompetence is indistinguishable from malice

Impressions moving from an Apple Watch Series 3 to Series 5

Is there reason to upgrade from a 3 to a 5?

Plans are worthless, but planning is everything

Often injustice lies in what you aren’t doing, not only in what you are doing

Die in a ditch

After all these years, Nic still can’t understand the American attitude to healthcare.

The big thieves hang the little ones

Book roundup, part 29

A sci-fi and fantasy heavy installment that includes The Valedictorian of Being Dead, The Mastermind, Broadsword Calling Danny Boy, Tiamat’s Wrath, The Raven Tower, The Liberation, The Light Brigade and Cryptonomicon.

Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable