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Privacy, judgement and intentions

“I need privacy, not because my actions are questionable, but because your judgement and intentions are.”
My response when people say “If you have nothing to hide, you have nothing to fear”.

starrywisdomofficial, reddit/r/privacy

Réfuter n’est pas infirmer

Réfuter signifie « prouver la fausseté d’une affirmation ».
Critiquer, contester, infirmer, etc., n’en sont donc pas vraiment synonymes.

Le Monde correct, 10 oct. 2017

Court discours, longue préparation

A member of the Cabinet congratulated Wilson on introducing the vogue of short speeches and asked him about the time it took him to prepare his speeches.

He said: “It depends. If I am to speak ten minutes, I need a week for preparation; if fifteen minutes, three days; if half an hour, two days; if an hour, I am ready now.”

U.S. President Wilson Woodrow, “The Wilson Era; Years of War and After, 1917–1923

Via Brief.me, édition du 12 septembre.

The Process of Security

Security is a process, not a product.

Bruce Schneier, “The Process of Security

Und wie macht ein Mensch?

Und wie macht ein Mensch?

Via Ein Topf Gourmet.

Give someone a program

If you give someone a program, you will frustrate them for a day; if you teach them how to program, you will frustrate them for a lifetime.

David Leinweber

Windows 8.1 et les noms d’utilisateurs…

In Windows 8.1, when the user account name contains the word “user”, intermittently you will find the process taskhost.exe keeps consuming high CPU percentage.

To resolve the issue, do not create a user account contains the string “user” on the computer.

Support Microsoft, “High CPU use by taskhost.exe when Windows 8.1 user name contains ‘user’

Allegory: Beer made out of vine

A customer walks into a bar. He asks for a beer made out of wine. The project manager agrees. Both question the bartender’s competence.

— Daniel Méndez (@mendezfe) Mars 22, 2015

Tirée de l’excellent article “Being A Developer After 40” par Adrian Kosmaczewski.