Aaron Swartz indicted on charges of “wire fraud, computer fraud” etc. Ouch.
Show Your Support For Aaron.
Where Do Dwarf-Eating Carp Come From?, NYTimes on the makers of
Dwarf Fortress. Recommended reading.
s6 is a small suite of programs for UNIX, designed to allow process
supervision (a.k.a service supervision), in the line of daemontools
and runit. Sounds very nice, and also can replace init(8).
Exploratory Benchmarking of CurveCP, by Thorben Krüger.
Spawned two little projects called remotty and stdxput2dev.
The Stone SouperComputer ran its first code in early 1997, and by
May 2001 it contained 133 nodes, including 75 PCs with Intel 486
microprocessors, 53 faster Pentium-based machines and five still
faster Alpha workstations, made by Compaq.
Mork keeps on giving: When the database worms eat into your murder trial
Smallest Federated Wiki, by Ward Cunningham.
NSD Editor Restored, by Ward Cunningham.
Everysub, a theme for Google Reader by Khoi Vinh.
What is a ‘natural’ sleep pattern?, I never heard of bimodal sleep,
but it certainly makes sense.
Stellungnahme der Urheber der MG-Installation, ++.
Anders Breivik Copied the Unabomber’s Manifesto
NYT crossword puzzle from 1996, predicting the presidental election
List of 8-bit computer hardware palettes, on Wikipedia, where else.
The famous/infamous MC14500, 1-bit processor.
Propaganda posters of Soviet space program