27 October 2006

Nice theory? T-1 line vs hot car as babe attractor

“None of my peers are impressed by what kind of car I have. They’re impressed when I have a T-1 line in my house. This all goes back to evolutionary biology where we're all competing for prestige because we think it will get us babes.” After a long pause, an audience member called out: “Is it working for anyone?” There came the resounding unanimous reply: “Nooo!” — Eric Raymond, addressing the Atlanta Linux Convention, 1998.

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