"That which is overdesigned, too highly specific, anticipates outcome; the anticipation of outcome guarantees, if not failure, the absence of grace."
-- William Gibson, All Tomorrow's Parties
Trusted by who?

Deconstructing TPM, including a nice ripping-apart of some Doctorow nonsense.

My favorite part of this is that we've already been through it, from the FOSS perspective. When DRM first went into the Linux kernel, there was a huge uproar, and Linus essentially told everyone to shut the fuck up.

I guess the "circles" Doctorow travels in aren't hip to it. Or perhaps they missed that day's /. front page...

[via lasar]

August 15, 2005 1:44 AM