I saw this on Tom’s site who saw it on Kent’s site who saw it on… well, you get the idea. It’s a meme. A little bit like that annoying email you keep getting about how Bill Gates is going to pay you $100 for each person you send it on to. In any case, this one is short and sweet so I’m going to participate.
1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open it to page 161.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the sentence along with these instructions.
5. Don’t search around and look for the coolest book you can find. Do what’s actually next to you.
“And actually, even though your browser is sold as one program, it actually consists of many different components working together.”
From a copy of “Secrets and Lies: Digital security in a networked world” by Schneier. A leftover from when my boss’ desk was here.