I have had crummy “luck” with power supplies. (Better them, than some of the alternatives!) I was in the middle of using my “big boy” Linux box today (remotely via XWindows and SSH) and “things” just ground to a halt. (All my VM’s that had network mappings to various resources hung, and the host OS […]

I need to dig up my copy of the interview mentioned…

Reading these quotes from Bjarne Stroustrup today made me very happy. From  “There are more useful systems developed in languages deemed awful than in languages praised for being beautiful–many more”. Yes, in MIT Technology Review interview and elsewhere. There, I [Stroustrup] also said: “I think we should look for elegance in the applications built, rather than […]