"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
September 1, 2007

bda's maxim for the night:

Availability of tools is never a badness.

3:12 AM | Systems Administration
September 9, 2007

<@s4rk> It's hard for me to imagine what a "good" SA is like.
< pthread> s4rk: I'll give you a clue, he's a flaming asshole.
<@bda> bah.
<@bda> A good SA is not a flaming asshole.
<@bda> That's a stereotype perpetrated by jerkface programmers.

1:27 AM | irk
September 19, 2007

Fourth Old Man's War book, sequel to The Android's Dream confirmed.

Yay!

I love that he's sticking with the PKD theme for the latter series.

Makes me want to go and re-read The Sagan Diary.

6:57 PM | Books