Classic Programmer Paintings

This is a great idea. 😂

http://classicprogrammerpaintings.tumblr.com/post/142603266504/engineering-manager-handing-out-tasks-to-interns

http://classicprogrammerpaintings.tumblr.com/post/142602959384/sysadmin-grants-sudo-privileges-to-developer-on

http://classicprogrammerpaintings.tumblr.com/post/142586036029/junior-programmer-learns-git-rebase

http://classicprogrammerpaintings.tumblr.com/post/142344840164/developer-looking-at-production-logs-after-a

http://classicprogrammerpaintings.tumblr.com/post/131118350394/army-of-contractors-migrating-to-microservices

Allwissender Beobachter

Ein allwissender Beobachter, der in unser Gehirn blicken und alle relevanten Faktoren erfassen könnte, wäre in der Lage, unsere Entscheidung vorherzusehen.

Diese Aussage ist so dumm und offensichtlich bekannt, dass es jeder Beschreibung spottet. Er steht auch noch unter dem Titel „Neurowissenschaften: Gedankenlesen noch in weiter Ferne.“ … m(

“Defense Wins”

Nicolas Weaver explains how a “defense wins” policy in a combined offense and defense environment doesn’t sound not very convincing (case in point: the NSA reorganization).

Instead, NSA seems intent on ensuring that they will never be trusted again. The objective reality is this: from the perception of those outside the government, merging the IAD and SIGINT missions is tantamount to eliminating IAD entirely. Trust is a matter of perception as much as reality.  “Defense wins?” Whatever the actual truth, for now, the rest of the world says “HA!”