Tuesday, January 3, 2012

The Coming War on General Purpose Computation By Cory Doctorow (link)

"As a member of the Walkman generation, I have made peace with the fact that I will require a hearing aid long before I die, and of course, it won't be a hearing aid, it will be a computer I put in my body, so when I get into a car - a computer I put my body into - with my hearing aid - a computer I put inside my body - I want to know that these technologies are not designed to keep secrets from me, and to prevent me from terminating processes on them that work against my interests." The Coming War on General Purpose Computation By Cory Doctorow