Reader's Corner for March 2012

March 24, 2012


torrentfreak.com

The Pirate Bay is not only the most visited BitTorrent site on the Internet, but arguably the most censored too. Many ISPs have been ordered to block their customers' access to the website, and recently Microsoft joined in on the action by stopping people sharing its location with others. Microsoft'...

Now we have 2 people to blame whenever Microsoft does something we don't like!

[Alice] [Bob]

March 21, 2012


www.phdcomics.com

Link to Piled Higher and Deeper

DM, anyone?

[Bob] [Eve] [Alice]

March 20, 2012


"This is the first time I've come across an algorithm which is proven to operate in O(n^56556) time"

March 19, 2012


www.securelist.com

In my previous blogpost about the Duqu Framework, I described one of the biggest remaining mysteries about Duqu – the oddities of the C&C communications module which appears to have been written in a different language than the rest of the Duqu code.

[Alice]

March 12, 2012


www.circuitlab.com

Sketch, simulate, and share your circuits, entirely in your browser -- no install required. Easy schematic capture and powerful SPICE-like, mixed-mode simulation helps EE students, electronics hobbyists, and electrical engineers design faster.

For all the EE people.

[Bob] [Alice]

March 8, 2012


gist.github.com

All pages are served over SSL and all pushing and pulling is done over SSH. No one may fork, clone, or view it unless they are given this private URL.

The Windows and Enterprise Programmers are epic!

[Alice] [Bob] [Eve]

March 3, 2012


"Attacking the Washington, D.C. Internet Voting System"

These guys managed to get Bender (from Futurama) elected.

March 2, 2012


Oops.