http://royrapoport.blogspot.com/2011/05/coffee-and-its-effects-on-feature-creep.html Managing coffee orders in the workplace.
Gil's LotD turns 10 today. Thank you to all the readers and all of the contributors/maintainers over the years. I'm proud of this collection and I look forward to seeing another 10 years of great content archived. If you want a trip down memory lane take a look at the Best of LotD!
http://coreperf.com/projects/rejit/introduction.html Rejit is a regular expression engine that uses a JIT for code generation. It also makes use of fancy modern CPU tricks like SIMD instructions.
http://www.nytimes.com/2001/03/17/us/the-last-e-mail-goodbye-from-gwb-to-his-42-buddies.html George W. Bush kept a mailing list of friends right up until he won the presidency.