People Who’ve Never Run Linux Shouldn’t Write About Linux

Posted by: Rea Maor In: Linux and Unix

The title of this post occurred to me when I read the post Our Linux Dream. Somehow, even though people get the idea that specialized fields require some experience in that field before you can say anything intelligent about it, people hear the word “Linux” for the first time, Google it long enough to see […]


What Does XKCD Stand For?

Posted by: Rea Maor In: Weird Stuff

XKCD is not a Linux X-window program. Just to start with! XKCD is the phenomenally funny comic done by Randall Patrick Munroe, a degree-holder in physics who works for the United States NASA space program. It has become the official cartoon of social news culture, and a large share of geeks and hackers as well. […]


Top 7 Reasons Why I Didn’t RTFA

Posted by: Rea Maor In: Social Networks

If you don’t go on social news sites a lot (lucky you), I have to explain that “RTFA” stands for “Read The Fine/Fun/F*%#ing Article” and is generally bandied about in the discussion section of said social news site. Anywhere in the comment threads, you’re likely to bump into someone who asks a question or makes […]