Stale Thoughts and Broken Links

Old posts from my weblog.

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José-Manuel Rey: The Carol syndrome.

"Carol's perception that she scares men away is not a delusion after all. According to the mathematics above, she may be justified in thinking that guys stay away from her.... Carol's attractiveness acts as a repellent."


BBC: 40 years of Unix.

"By the early 1970s, five people were working on Unix. Thompson and Ritchie had been joined by Brian Kernighan, Doug McIlroy and Joe Ossanna."

Walter Kessinger

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