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Michael Lucas
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Best-selling author. Martial arts. Pet rats. Hot & cold running insolence.
Best-selling author. Martial arts. Pet rats. Hot & cold running insolence.

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Putting everything together, this is what talks I’ll be in this year at Penguicon. All the slots are an hour long unless specified. Friday 5 PM: LN2 Ice Cream 8 PM: The Internet Before the Web (panel) Saturday 9 AM: BSD Operating Systems in 2018 (talk) 10…
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It turns out that part of my April Fool’s book release failed. More than one person has commented on the excoriating review of Ed Mastery posted on Dan Langille’s blog. People missed the italicized text at the top: Here’s a guest post by Michael W Lucas.…
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TFW you don't yet know what to do for your 2018 estimated taxes, because of a rushed tax law that nobody in the field yet understands. Way to support small business, guys!
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Yesterday I released #mwlSecretBook: Ed Mastery. April first is the perfect day to release such a book. I wrote a nice release announcement and everything. Now that April Fool’s is over I should probably say: this is a real book. It exists. You can buy…
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Wow. Someone really, really hates my new book. https://dan.langille.org/2018/04/01/book-review-ed-mastery/
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Some people are doubting that #mwlSecretBook, aka "ed mastery," is a real thing, or that the "Manly McManface" edition is real. I do have a history of April Fools' jokes, so I must admit that's fair.

I hereby present: my 2018 books in print.
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So, I wrote a book. And I didn’t tell people what it is. The book is now out. You can buy it. And it has an authentic, legit blurb from Ken Thompson, co-creator of Unix. Explaining why I did it this way takes a little bit of context. First: People have…
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The sponsors know what #mwlSecretBook is.

You could have known, but you didn't sponsor, so you don't.
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(Posted so I can refer to it later.) Last week, Liz and I converted this: into this: Note the little stack of customs forms off to the side. It’s like I’ve learned a lesson from standing at the post office counter filling out those stupid forms. Sponsors…
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