“The best way to regulate is to line the banks up occasionally and shoot one of them.”
“One former regulator” quoted in One regulator to rule them all [economist.com] in The Economist
A bit Wild West but in sure it will go down well with the voters.
“A computer is a clock with benefits.”
Paul Ford, in What is Code [bloomberg.com] on Bloomberg
Many, many benefits.
“Your body is not a temple, it’s an amusement park. Enjoy the ride.”
Anthony Bourdain, quoted in 23 Brilliant Life Lessons from Anthony Bourdain [airows.com]
Good romp down my programming past: The Oldest Rivalry in Computing [slate.com]
I started life as a Emacs user — based almost entirely on the fact that I loved and studied AI and Emacs’ use of LISP made it the natural choice as soon as i was aware of its existence. Later the realworld of SSH connections and computer hopping made use of vi a more convinient skill. So in the end, I’m an atheist. Emacs vs. vi is like Relativity vs. Quantum Mechanics – so far they are incompatible but you need both for a working universe.