It's a shame we in IT don't know our own field's history.
In the past, people have tried many things. Some of them didn't work for good reasons, and they figured out some of those reasons. Other things did work, and then they further developed them, based on experience gained by using them.
And here we are trying all these ideas again without even knowing they've been tried before, reinventing square wheels....
Whenever you imprison an ancient evil, make sure the one night of the year it’s possible for it to escape is a reasonably large random prime number of years from the time you imprisoned it, to minimize the likelihood of future generations having to deal with sixty different terrifying evils all being released at once. Cyclically. Every thousand years.
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A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. Keep it fairly clean please. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.