Another talk I gave at BarCampBrighton4 in September 2009: discusses SSH, agent forwarding, at jobs, screen, rtorrent, mutt, vim, vimperator.
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A talk I gave at BarCampBrighton4 in September 2009 drawing parallels between URIs on the Web and Saul Kripke’s causal theory of names as presented in Naming and Necessity (http://icanhaz.com/namingandnecessity). The first half is rather technical and dry, but gets more practical as it goes on.
You can also download the talk from Rapidshare or BitTorrent - both of which enable me to keep my bandwidth bills low:
(Lecture in Norwegian) Over the last decades, there have been many advances in how we manage identity in computer systems, and even how we think about identity. In spite of this, Unix is still stuck with a forty year old paradigm. While many new technologies have emerged, the usual response is to shoehorn them into the same outdated interfaces, and in the process discard much of the information and functionality these technologies offer. It is time to take a long hard look at the way we identify and authenticate users and start thinking about alternatives.