ACM Classic: Reflections on Trusting Trust. Ken Thompson’s acceptance speech for his Turing award, where he introduced a major idea in computer security. In an award speech.
I want to cross-breed this with Heather’s advice for talking to youth. “You are so god damned young. Which means about eight of the ten things you have decided about yourself will over time prove to be false. The other two things will prove to be so true that youll look back in twenty years and howl.”
“For America to Live, Europe Must Die”
i love jack morin. this is a pretty complete overview of his published work, i think.