the uber slaughter, revisited
I thought I sent this yesterday, but in any case, there's been a flurry of news articles like this one about the accident in which an Uber autonomous car and its inattentive safety driver extrajudicially killed a pedestrian for the crime of jaywalking: https://arstechnica.com/cars/2019/11/how-terrible-software-design-decisions-led-to-ubers-deadly-2018-crash/
@gdkar the greatest trick the devil ever played was convincing humanity to adhere to RFC 2119.
@ehashman there's so much to unpack here, and I'm positively surprised to see the first couple of highly voted answers actually doing that
I still can't get over this post... "How to force disgruntled worker not to publicly disclose GPL'ed code" https://workplace.stackexchange.com/questions/147134/how-to-force-disgruntled-worker-not-to-publicly-disclose-gpled-code
After like 4 months of bike shedding css instead of actually doing it, I actually wrote a blog post and published it!
"At last, we have found you!"
I looked up. "You have?"
"You are destined to-"
"How did you find me?"
"What did it match?"
"The prophecy describes-"
"How many matches did you get?"
"Nine hundred two."
"You haven't found me."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories
Free software development doesn't have to be awful. Some thoughts from me.
Making the computer boxes do what they're supposed to, and nothing else
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