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NewsSecurity is hard and won’t get much easier Pin
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NewsUnix legend, who owes us nothing, keeps fixing foundational AWK code Pin
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The Last Bug
by Lou Ellen Davis

“But you're out of your mind,” they said with a shrug.
“The customer's happy; what's one little bug?”

But he was determined. The others went home.
He spread out the program, deserted, alone.

The cleaning men came. The whole room was cluttered
With memory-dumps, punch cards. “I'm close,” he muttered.

The mumbling got louder, simple deduction,
“I've got it, it's right, just change one instruction.”

It still wasn't perfect, as year followed year,
And strangers would comment, “Is that guy still here?”

He died at the console, of hunger and thirst.
Next day he was buried, face down, nine-edge first.

And the last bug in sight, an ant passing by,
Saluted his tombstone, and whispered, “Nice try.”
Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.
-- 6079 Smith W.

NewsMicrosoft finds critical hole in operating system that for once isn't Windows Pin
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NewsMicrosoft is teaching computers to understand cause and effect Pin
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NewsETHERLED: Air-gapped systems leak data via network card LEDs Pin
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NewsComputers vs. TV: Which is less likely to promote dementia? Pin
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NewsTop programming languages 2022 Pin
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NewsMicrosoft's largest piece of software weighed more than 40 pounds Pin
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NewsWhistleblower accuses Twitter of being 'grossly negligent' towards security Pin
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