I had an unofficial administrative position on one of …

I had an unofficial administrative position on one of these machines as member of a group called “user-accounts” that oversaw guest usage of the machine. Guest users were called “tourists.” They were tolerated on the system as long as they didn’t interfere with real work (…) Life in the digital world is not a certainty, and an entire lab of real research at MIT depended on things operating properly.

Kent Pitman: Using Real Names has Real Consequences

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