My local jazz station (KMHD, they’re the best) just played this live Nat King Cole recording from 1960 and it is *incredible*. It was a late show in Vegas (2am start time) so the crowd is mostly other entertainers who are also working during normal performance times. If you are familiar with popular music in the late 50s, this is the equivalent to a very thorough diss track. Even if you just know who Elvis is...my god.
I also made fun of Eric Raymond a bit, that was fun too.
I learned where null-terminated strings come from: http://exple.tive.org/blarg/2020/11/26/punching-holes/
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Your periodic reminder that Robert Scoble will uncritically cheerlead any reprehensible monstrosity in creation as long as someone valley-famous sends him a prerelease copy and a flattering postcard. https://mobile.twitter.com/mikebutcher/status/1331864055896829952
Things sometimes get worrisome over in wikihow-bot-land: https://mastodon.social/@wikihow/105278630035997259
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