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@waka_x: damn you, western culture, with your cretin idea that art should be fun and entertaining all the time.

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damn you, western culture, with your cretin idea that art should be fun and entertaining all the time.
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5 Best Data Recovery Tools For Linux To Recover Data Or Deleted Partitions

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Atleast once in life, most of us do wrong with the important data on our computer and then we think we must not have deleted this, whether some important documents or lectures' videos or bunch of important projects. Instead of cursing yourselves for such a foolish mistake, let's do some work. Let's try to recover that deleted data out from our HD. Here I am reviewing 5 of the best Data recover tools that can help recovering deleted data on Linux.
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A belated response to “A Generation Lost in the Bazaar “

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Back in 2012, Poul-Henning-Kamp Back kin 2012, Poul-Henning-Kemp wrote a disgruntled article in ACM Queue , A Generation Lost in the Bazaar. Bazaar.

It did not occur to me to respond in public at the time, but someone else’s comment on a G+ thread about the article revived the thread. Rereading my reaction, I think it is still worth sharing for the fundamental point about scaling and chaos.

There are quite a lot of defects in the argument of this piece. One is that Kemp (rightly) complains about autoconf, but then leaps from that to a condemnation of the bazaar model without establishing that one implies the other.

I think, also, that when Kamp Kemp elevates control by a single person as a necessary way to get quality he is fooling himself about what is even possible at the scale of operating systems like today’s *BSD or Linux, which are far larger than the successful cathedrals of programming legend.

No single person can be responsible at today’s scale; the planning problem is too hard. It isn’t even really possible to “create architecture” because the attempt would exceed human cognitive capacity; the best we can do is make sure that the components of plannable size are clean, hope we get good emergent behavior from the whole system, and try to nudge it towards good outcomes as it evolves.

What this piece speaks of to me is a kind of nostalgia, and a hankering for the control (or just the illusion of control) that we had when our software systems were orders of magnitude smaller. We don’t have the choice that Kamp Kemp wants to take anymore, and it may be we only fooled ourselves into thinking we ever had it

Our choices are all chaos – either chaos harnessed by a transparent, self-correcting social process, or chaos hidden and denied and eating at the roots of our software. software.?

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"Our choices are all chaos – either chaos harnessed by a transparent, self-correcting social process, or chaos hidden and denied and eating at the roots of our software."
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What Makes Secure Login (Ctrl+Alt+Del) Secure?

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Adding an extra layer of security is never a bad thing, but you may find yourself wondering about the benefits you actually gain from said layer. Today’s SuperUser Q&A post explains what makes “Secure Login” secure for a curious reader.

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Encommuns.org is making business around commons transparent

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We are moving from fragmented outbreaks of the commons to an emerging eco-systemic thinking about the commons economy, which attempts to make it into a organic system that can self-produce itself. Next to the FairCoop/FairCoin project, and the Mutual Aid Network in Wisconsin, here is a first presentation of encommuns.org, based in Lille, in the north of France. It is based on the hard work of people working in the ‘open source third places’, the Coroutine and Mutualab, where a commons-based collaborative culture is nurtured and being born:

“The idea is to help businesses to gain confidence in using the commons and commons to get retributed when the businesses use them. This will also help us in identifying all the businesses working in a respectful way with some commons.”

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Deja ai pierdut, doar că n-o conștientizezi încă

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Într-o zi, îl sună bunica pe tata – vino repede să tunzi iarba de pe șanț, că a crescut de juma de metru și mă râd toți vecinii. Bine-nțeles, iarba era abia de-o palmă și nu râdea nimeni. Așa e bunica, obișnuia să meargă în fiecare duminică la biserică din același motiv. Ca să n-o vorbească […]

Citeste articolul - Deja ai pierdut, doar că n-o conștientizezi încă

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