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= Interview: Randal "Merlyn" Schwartz=
Randal Schwartz is a renowned expert on the Perl programming language. In addition to writing "Learning Perl" and the first two editions of "Programming Perl", he has written hundred of magazine articles on Perl and programming. Randal runs a Perl training and consulting company (Stonehenge Consulting Services), and is highly sought-after as a speaker for his combination of technical skill, comedic timing, and crowd rapport. He's also known as a pretty good Karaoke singer.
# What were the early days of Perl like?
# You once said that to get the most out of Perl, you should program at least 3 hours a week. Why is that?
# If not too painful, can you briefly discuss your conviction and subsequent expungement of the [http://www.lightlink.com/spacenka/fors/ State of Oregon v. Randal Schwartz fiasco]?
# You've done the Learning Perl (llama Book), the Programming Perl (Camel Book), and hundreds of magazine articles - which do you prefer, magazine articles or writing books? Which is your favorite book?
# If you were to pick up a language today to begin programming, would it still be Perl?
# For those not in the know, why is the CPAN the 'secret weapon' of Perl?
# Has the CPAN been used for malicious distribution of code (to your knowledge)?
# Tell us about your hobby in sniffing clear text passwords.
# How did the [https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Schwartzian_transform Schwartzian transform] come into being?
# How did you get involved with [https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/StarShipSofa Star Ship Sofa]
= Secret Segment! =
8:15 to 8:
= Stories For Discussion =
PaulDotCom Blog Roundup ==
== Larry's Stories ==
#[http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2011/07/06/paypaluk_twitter_hack/ Flinging Poo At Paypal] - '''An angry user hacked into PayPal UK's Twitter account on Tuesday night and changed the e-commerce company's avatar photo to a heap of steaming crap.''' Can we see more of this? I think it really defines the "hacker spirit"
#[http://www.rootsecure.net/?p=link&l=28556 vsftpd is not very secure]
== Caitlin Johanson's ==
"A few things to actually feel good about (or not) taking away from 250 episodes of PDC."