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Programming Sucks

RE: Programming Sucks

This is so brilliant, I actually spontaneously bought his book.

Bye, Olaf.

RE: Programming Sucks

Yeah, this is somewhat familiar.

This one passage made my day:

Quote (stilldrinking.org)

According to the author, that program is "two lines of code that parse two lines of embedded comments in the code to read the Mayan numbers representing the individual ASCII characters that make up the magazine title, rendered in 90-degree rotated ASCII art."

That program won a contest, because of course it did.

Some call it nifty, others a Rube-Goldbergian masterpiece, some call it "security through obscurity" - I call it "way to miss the point, dude!"
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Oppose SOPA, PIPA, ACTA; measures to curb freedom of information under whatever name whatsoever.

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