Mr. Money Moustache is a kind of hipster Suze Orman. He’s also a censorious, unforgiving scold.
Using TextExpander and nvALT to keep text snippets current without copy-paste hell.
A brief review of exit strategies and shared services. With Wallace Shawn.
A Navy team of computer hacking experts found some deficiencies when assigned to try to penetrate the network of the USS Freedom, …
If you want something done, don’t tell me it’s important to you. Show me. I will spend hours and hours answering your programming questions on the mailing list, or looking over your code, but I’m not going to spend 20 minutes on a feature or plugin if I don’t need it.
If I ever had any questions about how the government can use or demand software with open source licenses, the answer is …
Using DNA to punish the lazy.
Chris Uttenweiler over at DLT doesn’t care for all this talk of cloud lock-in. He thinks it’s an inflated problem, blown out of proportion by “third-tier” providers and “self-titled” consultants. He’s wrong.
Last week, Linus Torvalds wailed on a Red Hat developer over something called Secure Boot. He used bad words, and I’d describe …
“Before enactment of this requirement for data exchange standardization, the Department had been a proponent of and strong advocate for the use of open source technologies and data exchange standards in the development of IT systems…”
Dan Risacher from the DOD CIO’s office is now blogging. Finally.
I try to make some sense of Aaron Swartz and Jodie Lane’s death.
A study of Dutch procurement bias against open source yields some valuable lessons about why technology procurements are so truly terrible.
I really don’t like making predictions, and I really really don’t like skeumorphic interfaces. That means you’ll really enjoy this article in Modern Governing magazine.
The Department of Defense has a much longer and more comprehensive FAQ on this same subject. Can the government use open source? …
How more structure could help product reviews become more useful.
So I went down a rathole after writing that screed against AMBER alerts because I wanted to find out who was responsible …
This afternoon, I received an Amber Alert on my phone. The DOJ, National Center for Exploited Children, Congress, the FCC, and my mobile carrier have spent years and no doubt millions of dollars of coordinating this alert, which is mind-bogglingly awful.
A non-technical colleague of mine wanted to learn more about the IT industry and open source. He asked for some reading suggestions, and here it is. It’s heavy on open source, as you might expect.
Why would you strip all markup and links from a post when someone edits it? Why would you disable a super-useful feature …