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In many cases, I am specifically saving up for or researching things, so surprise gifts might be wonderful if you're lucky. However, because the research is intimate, I might also be terribly offended at having my little personal quest dashed. I hate surprises and I hate gifts. Surprises are stressful as hell because sometimes their intention is good but their delivery is not. Gifts carry the weight of responsibility (see also Animism).

Instead of a gift of the completion of a task, I would much appreciate the gift of research or help on its completion: Advice.

Not to be mistaken for Hackers - (1995 movie)

2004-11-10 TODO -- Talk about the various 'hats' as a cultural concept. Talk about the other applications of this concept of expertise.. as with 'gear head'. Link to wanderlust and Zuihitsu and wiki gnome and more and more.

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Genius + Programmer = Hacker

(on Wikipedia · Hacker culture)

A broad concept applied to a person who has the hobbyist spirit to tinker.

This is a large topic which I have plenty of notes on which will eventually find themselves here.

/tag/hackers and /tag/hacking



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Security > Software >

(on Wikipedia)
http://www.arg0.net/encfs

EncFS provides an encrypted filesystem in user-space. It runs without any special permissions and uses the FUSE library module to provide the filesystem interface.

2016-12-28 - I have no memory of using this. Boy will it be awkward if I come across stuff encrypted with it.



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