Among the variants of the #twohardthings meme, my favorite is:
There are only two hard things in computer science:
0- cache invalidation
7- asynchronous call
1- naming things
2- off-by-one error
Yesterday, 26th of September was Stanislav Petrov Day.
A day to celebrate that you, me, everyone isn't nuclear vapour right now.
SP - disobeyed orders and military protocol, used his own thinking, and by doing so averted nuclear retaliation based on false alarms that would likely have caused a mass nuclear war in 1983.
Stanislav Petrov, often referred to as "The man who saved the world" died in December 2017
Linus Torvalds: 'I'll never be cuddly but I can be more polite' https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-45664640
Sungwon Cho saying "The internet made it fucky" ought to go on a shirt somehow
Some kind of freelance software developer, evidently
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