I was glad that there was some fruitful discussion about CApability Based SECurity (cabsec). I learned some things, and hopefully passed on some lessons as well. Thanks to all who joined in the comments in response to mine.
ka9dgx writes | more than 8 years ago
I've gotten tired of the bias towards snarky bashing... and just used my 5 moderator points to help push the iceberg that is/. towards a more sane area of the sea. I hope others do the same.
ka9dgx writes | more than 9 years ago
Ever wonder what would happen if you had a computer with 1,000,000 single bit processors? If I'm right, you might actually get one, for less than a buck, and it'll be darned useful.
Non Von-Neuman architectures are tough to wrap your mind around, but it can be worth it. I hope to find a few other people who can see the power of this idea, and bring it to realization.
ka9dgx writes | about 13 years ago
As I stated in the forum..."Intellectual Property is a VIRUS. Once you accept the notion that you can license an idea, algorithm, or way of doing something (as opposed to the very narrow to a novel mechanical device), you've already given in.
We're slipping a long way towards corporate ownership of ideas, and the public discourse. This is one of the many embodyments of the forces of darkness, and should be fought tooth and nail.
ka9dgx writes | more than 12 years ago
Ok, Now that they're trying AGAIN to do DivX, with rentable downloadable movies, I've realized that the boys at RIAA and otherplaces might have political power, and have severely warped reality to thier twisted view, and the STILL can't come up with a plan to grab some real power.
They've killed off the only hope of a mass distribution system for music which they could monitor or control (or... gasp... make some money off of), and in so doing killed off viral free advertising.
They're clueless morons, and... as it says about Earth in the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy... Mostly Harmless
ka9dgx writes | more than 13 years ago
Oh... a "permanent record"... I get to record my transient thoughts of the day, the questions I ponder, and maybe even get some feedback from others. This seems to be a cool idea, and might even generate some traffic, more than my home pages elsewhere, which I never seem to get around to updating.
I just finished reading "Hackers" by Steven Levy, and now I'm depressed... it seems that the true hackers are all gone, and there's noplace to find them anymore... maybe Slashdot is it, and I just don't recognize it... hard to be sure.
Well, there it is... a comment, to be preserved forever in the machine.
PS... you can edit them after the fact, a nice feature.