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Inventing the Unix "sudo" command. Interview with Bob Coggesha

Today, 01:57 PM

Posted by securitybreach in Bruno's All Things Linux


"It was just one of those nights. We were sitting at the O'Neil's San Mateo Pub, taking a break after a long day at the Maker Faire. Hackaday was hosting an informal drink-up and a steady stream of colorful characters was just started flowing in. That's when we met [Robert Coggeshall]. It started off as a normal discussion - he runs [Small Batch Assembly] and does a lot of interesting things in the maker space. Then he brought up a fascinating detail - "Oh, did you know I also co-invented sudo back in the 80ies?" we had to get the story from him."

Read the entire article: https://hackaday.com...x-sudo-command/

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Why total bans on remote work don't remotely work

Today, 06:21 AM

Posted by Computerworld in Computerworld News

Are remote workers more productive? Or are they just slacking off?

Three years ago, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer famously banned employees from working remotely. Earlier this year, IBM did the same thing, forcing remote workers to start showing up at the office.

The most popular justifications for such a policy are efficiency and collaboration — especially collaboration. The idea that employees from various groups should randomly encounter each other, brainstorm and collaborate is practically a Silicon Valley religion.

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Do you use Windows Desktop Themes? If so . . .

Yesterday, 07:18 PM

Posted by Corrine in All Things Windows


Desktop Themes on the move

Windows Themes will be moving from the web into Windows Store soon!

Until the move, they're still available here.

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