kottke.org posts about Unix
1234567890 Day Feb 11 2009
Unix time [is] defined as the number of seconds elapsed since midnight Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) of January 1, 1970, not counting leap seconds. It is widely used not only on Unix-like operating systems but also in many other computing systems.
25-year-old computer bug fixed May 14 2008
A developer just fixed a bug in the BSD flavor of Unix that had gone undiscovered for 25 years. I guess it finally accrued enough eyeballs to make it shallow.
Ken Thompson built a backdoor into the " Apr 17 2007
Ken Thompson built a backdoor into the "login" Unix program by inserting commands into the C compiler that ensured that not only would the backdoor code be inserted into the login program, but also into the C compiler itself when compiled.
Hot topless girls spotted on the beach Jun 15 2006
Misleading article on how to look like a Unix guru. I thought this was going to contain advice on maintaining a long, gray beard and such.