The Kernel Hacker's Bookshelf: UNIX Internals
Posted Sep 3, 2008 23:54 UTC (Wed) by mattdm
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Which is a shame, really. It's interesting to see how both the quality and availability of information increased substantially after the printing press was invented, but now with the Internet it seems that the quality is decreasing even though the availability continues to increase.
the exact same comment was made around 1450 or so about the printing press vs. hand-lettered books.
I think actually the 90%-of-everything rule still applies, just has it always has. It's just a lot easier for you to see more of it, and if you take a certain attitude it's easy to let the junk occlude the good stuff.
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