Actually, I think it's a problem that the anti-systemd forces keep going on about "the unix way" and what-not... haven't they been paying attention to the way things really work? (Hint: if esr says it, it's probably not quite right. )
You are right, this is the main problem. I like working "the unix way" and this is why I like Linux. The moment you change this, all the fun will go away. And fun is very important for me when I work.
Perl kicked Bourne butt by merging nearly everything you want into one process-- that's something you'd think a sysadmin would've noticed.
Right again. But you have a choice to use Perl or not. It is not like installing Perl will make it impossible for you to use your loving shell.
"Maybe the bigger question is why is CEO pay so entirely disconnected from company performance?"
The even bigger question is, why is this any of our business? As long as it is not the taxpayers footing the bill, count your own money...
It is our business only when the government "save" the bank with our money.
All of it is stored in multiple locations, with encryption(and decryption software) used as needed.
I moved all my data because i was tired of being tied to any one platform. I can access everything i have electronically on all three platforms now.
Do you think that you encryption/decryption software will run on any operating system 10 years from now? What about 20 years?
First, the FSF needs to convince us average users need to have control. Why should average users have control over their computer? Isn't this what got us the virus nightmare in Windows?
You should go live in North Korea for a while. And than see if you need somebody to convince you that you need to have control. Maybe I exaggerated but in the end its the same thing, you should be able to choose.
One way to make your old car run better is to look up the price of a new model.