"Internet Archive," XKCD, by Randall Munroe

Getting Geeky: Dependencies Can fsck You Up


“If builders built houses the way programmers built programs, the first woodpecker to come along would destroy civilization.” — Gerald M. Weinberg, Computer Scientist, 1933-2018 It’s been a while since we wallowed in pure technogeekery here at Wickersham’s Conscience. And it isn’t every day an object lesson like left-pad comes along – in fact, this…