Author: Patrick

Patrick is a mid-40 year old geek with an undergraduate degree in mathematics and a master's degree in Information Systems. Nothing he says here has anything to do with the official position of his employer or any other institution.
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Night Shift

Symposium: Needless to say our training was perhaps substandard, and our oversight was perhaps not the best.

A Call For Calm Panic

A human-readable writeup of yesterday’s technology news.

Not Necessarily

“It’s an up-at-dawn, pride-swallowing siege that I will never tell you about!”
– J. Maguire

Sixteen Tons

… and what do you get?

Idle Thought

Full disclosure: on my wife’s cell phone, her ringtone for me is a sample from “White and Nerdy”.

The Scorecard

An attempt to plant goalposts.

Empiricism v. Principle

Smaller government can’t be the sine qua non of the politics of freedom in a Wagner’s Law world.