Yay, it’s Christmas. (Or, more likely, not at the moment you are reading this.) Here are all my posts about Christmas, some of which are seasonal, some of which are enjoyable and some of which probably shouldn’t have been published in the first place.


A Christmas computer bug, and the future of files

In 1987, a German student wrote CHRISTMA EXEC – a virus whose basic mechanisms still work if you port them to today’s desktop computers. Why haven’t we changed in nearly 30 years? And what could we do instead? … Read the full post »