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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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I’ll be at the Scriptorium Book Fest in Troy, Michigan this coming Saturday. No, my name’s not on the official list there at the bottom, but I’m a late addition. The Book Fest features a few dozen local authors, all of us available for discussion, photos,…
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Very clear to me that #OpenBSD did not violate the KRACK embargo.

https://marc.info/?l=openbsd-tech&m=152909822107104&w=2

I have no idea where this "OpenBSD violates embargoes they agree to" rumor comes from. They argue against embargoes, but I do the same. That's a whole different thing from breaking an agreement.

And you can't violate an embargo you're not part of...
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I’m at BSDCan, so it’s a great time to talk about the discoverability aspect of being a writer. My goal is to make a living as a writer for the rest of my life. My literary craftsmanship affects that, but it’s not the biggest factor. When you read a book,…
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I’ve been scurrying to finish git sync murder, the sequel to git commit murder, so I could have it at BSDCan. This isn’t going to happen. If I’d been writing anything else it would have been done, but the numbers show that cozy mystery is not my natural…
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The video from my recent mug.org visit is now online. It’s my ZFS introduction, as well as a brief talk about Ed Mastery. I had originally planned a talk about ed(1), but the ZFS talk went too long. (That first speaker was a real blabbermouth.) Instead,…
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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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