March 2007

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A few gripes aside, the Apple TV works exactly as advertised. It's a tiny grey box that finds your iTunes library over a wireless network and plays it on your TV. Which is almost exactly what I wanted. Almost.
The irony, though, is that if it weren't for the frequency and publicity of vulnerability disclosures, few people would bother to listen to advice on building more secure systems. Before the advent of full disclosure, there was barely sufficient incentive for vendors to patch known bugs, let alone fundamentally change their development practices so as to stop introducing new ones.
Ordering a sandwich is a flow control problem.
They're called "scare quotes" for a reason.
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