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Lee Hutchinson

Senior Editor — Ars Technica

Senior Technology Editor at Ars Technica, where I oversee stories about gadgets, cars, IT, and culture. I also write about manned space flight.

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Jun 25, 2017

We pretend these machines are just machines, but any sysadmin knows the truth. They’re casually, opportunistically malicious.

Jun 25, 2017

it’s like the software suddenly fucking REALIZED that it shouldn’t be working and was like “Oh, man, my bad. Better puke & die real quick!"

Jun 25, 2017

no update, no changes, and it’d been working so long that I forgot a lot about the setup.

Jun 25, 2017

and yet it’s been working without any problems for MONTHS, before shitting itself today for no apparent reason.

Jun 25, 2017

spent hours troubleshooting a config problem, only to find that the original config should literally never have worked. syntax error.

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