TimToady writes "Many otherwise intelligent people seem to think that Perl just sort of happened by accident. But Linux Magazine has just now put their October issue online, and it includes an article entitled Uncultured Perl: Perl's Creator Shares his Thoughts on a Subversive Lifecycle. It's basically the secret history of how Perl infested the world, intentionally subverting everything in its path including
the NSA, Unix, and the GPL. "
Reading Larry Wall stuff has to rank as one of my favorite reading experiences.