Best of LotD

3/31/11 Gil's LotD: Scouting NY

http://www.scoutingny.com/ This blog is full of all kinds of cool and obscure New York City locations by a movie scout.

3/25/11 Gil's LotD: The Beatles

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wrYfd5kN0g The Beatles perform Hey Jude on TV.

3/23/11 Gil's LotD: Barry Lyndon

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FE1Y8TwhBY A classic scene from the movie Barry Lyndon.

3/21/11 Gil's LotD: The Gervais Principle

http://www.ribbonfarm.com/2009/10/07/the-gervais-principle-or-the-office-according-to-the-office/ A look at the different types of characters in The Office and how they work together.

3/17/11 Gil's LotD: Tritium keychain

http://www.dealextreme.com/p/mini-tritium-glowring-keychain-10-year-green-glow-6830 A keychain with a sample of radioactive material so it can glow in the dark.

3/8/11 Gil's LotD: Paper barbarians

http://ericjoisel.com/barbarians.html This artist creates very intricate sculptures out of paper. Be sure to click around his website.

3/8/11 Gil's LotD: TLO roll call

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5y3NQi_RAY This is one of the best things I've ever seen. You must see it.

3/4/11 Gil's LotD: Timothy Treadwell

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timothy_Treadwell The subject of the documentary Grizzly Man. Timothy lived with the bears and when the bears starved they ate him.

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2/27/11 Gil's LotD: HTML 5 Zombocom

http://html5zombo.com/ Zombocom has been reproduced with HTML 5 technologies.

2/21/11 Gil's LotD: An Infrastructure Pilgrimage

http://www.ribbonfarm.com/2010/03/07/an-infrastructure-pilgrimage/ The story of a trip to the world's largest rail yard in North Platte, Nebraska.

2/21/11 Gil's LotD crap: To Catch A Criminal

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yziszYTfUPk A parody of To Catch A Predator. Be sure to see this one.

2/17/11 Gil's LotD: Komeda

2/8/11 Gil's LotD: Pac-Man

http://home.comcast.net/~jpittman2/pacman/pacmandossier.html A very thorough article about Pac-Man. Be sure to read the description of the ghost AI.

2/4/11 Gil's LotD: Cathedral of Learning

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cathedral_of_Learning The Cathedral of Learning is an incredible skyscraper on the University of Pittsburgh's campus.

2/3/11 Gil's LotD: Tiny ELF binaries

http://www.muppetlabs.com/~breadbox/software/tiny/teensy.html A really informative guide about creating really small ELF binaries.

12/11/10 Gil's LotD: Typing speed

http://play.typeracer.com/ Race other people in real time to find out your typing speed. I can pretty consistently get 80 wpm and peak at 100 wpm.

11/19/10 Gil's LotD: Stereolab

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkpXoM0D-Pk Stereolab - Wow And Flutter. This video is very highly recommended. I am a huge fan of Stereolab. This is possibly the greatest LotD of all time.

11/15/10 Gil's LotD: Star Wars credits

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z25t-PQDn5A A jazzier version of the credits to Star Wars: A New Hope.

11/11/10 Gil's LotD: Bugs in the original Xbox

http://www.xbox-linux.org/wiki/17_Mistakes_Microsoft_Made_in_the_Xbox_Security_System This is an incredibly comprehensive article detailing the architecture and security mistakes in the original Xbox. Because of these oversights people were able to mod the Xbox. This article is a must read.

11/5/10 Gil's LotD crap: Ace and Gary

10/23/10 Gil's LotD: Dave Secretary

http://carbonmonoxiide.angelfire.com/TIME_FOR_SOME_STORIES.htm Stories from the author's childhood. This is a must read.

10/18/10 Gil's LotD: Philip Glass

10/15/10 Gil's LotD: The Hot Toddies

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NcpLB0yyuIg The Hot Toddies perform Photosynthesis live. Unfortunately the quality is pretty bad.

10/10/10 Gil's LotD crap

10/4/10 Gil's LotD

http://www.partyben.com/PartyBen-Deceptataffy.mp3 Le Tigre vs. D4L. There are many other mixes on partyben.com.

9/28/10 Gil's LotD: We conjure the spirits of the computer with our spells

http://mitpress.mit.edu/sicp/full-text/book/book.html The book Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs by Gerald Sussman and Hal Abelson is available for free online. This was the introductory computer science textbook at MIT for several decades.

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