I can resist everything except temptation.
Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900)
A nice young man at Kings Cross station gives me three plastic wallets full of discount vouchers for the Guardian and Observer. I immediately start buying the Guardian every day – at 40p off, why not? I can stop any time I want to.
Excellent article in today’s Guardian technology supplement by Bruce Schneier, security technologist and author. His hypothesis is that cars are well designed and software is not. This is because car manufacturers face liabilities if they make mistakes but software vendors do not. Further, both the market and the law support the status quo. He writes: