A brief history of fsck (via) Is “A Brief History of X” a meme all by itself? Searching on it gave me this book of course, but also this interesting article about Internet history.
I’ve been restraining myself from a Facebook rant (other than deleting my Facebook account), as there’s plenty of people complaining about Facebook out there. This description, however, is as good a reason as anything for why there’s better choices.
Speaking of getting away from Facebook and fsck, apparently a “dirty Unix joke” made it into a New York Times photo about Facebook alternatives. (via)
That was my best segue ever.
Totally unrelated now: “Clicky” keyboards, and various links about them. (via) There’s at least a few person who’s going to read those links and get excited based on a mix of nostalgia and utility.