links for 2007-08-04

  • “The problems we found in the code were far more pervasive, and much more easily exploitable, than I had ever imagined they would be. … Our hard work notwithstanding, unearthing exploitable deficiencies was surprisingly — and disturbingly — easy.”
  • “the fallacy of the linguists’ argument … lies in the idea that construction should imply definite relationships. … the idea that some neologisms are ‘more appropriate’ than others stems from the mistaken assumption that causality matters in language change.”

One Response to “links for 2007-08-04”

  1. sputzele Says:

    nice article on invented roots…thnaks for posting it

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