Recent Reading

Do I contradict myself? Very well, I contradict myself. I contain multitudes.

This is what I’m reading right now:

  • The Iced Out Gear affiliate marketing newsletter, which instructs me to tell you that you can, and I quote, “”
  • The Omnivore’s Dilemma, which tells me that bumper crops of corn in the early 19th century led to a lot of cheap corn whiskey: “we drank the hard stuff at breakfast, lunch and dinner, before work and after and very often during. Employers were expected to supply spirits over the course of the workday; in fact, the modern coffee break began as a late-morning whiskey break called ‘the elevenses.'”
  • An early draft of the next edition of the The Linux Administration Handbook, in which I have learned that “Mail servers should relay mail for third parties only on behalf of trusted clients. If a mail server forwards mail from unknown clients to other servers, it is a so-called open relay, which is bad.”