A random collection of daily links drawn from the depths of the Internet.

8/18/12 Gil's LotD: The Infinitely Profitable Program

http://peetm.com/blog/?p=55 The story of GO.COM, a commercially successful program with no instructions.

8/4/12 Gil's LotD: In rem jurisdiction

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_rem_jurisdiction In rem jurisdiction is the power a court has over property when the property itself is responsible.

7/31/12 Gil's LotD: Pub cats

http://www.pubcats.com/catmap Find the nearest pub with a cat!

7/30/12 Gil's LotD: The High Water Marks

http://thehighwatermarks.bandcamp.com/ Listen to The High Water Marks' latest album for free online. I'm surprised how quickly "Almost April" became one of my favorite songs.


7/28/12 Gil's LotD: Source Filmmaker

Valve has released the tool used to make its animated skits. It's already been put to good use to make the impressive Falcon punch video and a parody of Kayne West's music video for his song Power. I expect some great, high-quality videos to be made by hobbyists with this tool over the next year.

6/16/12 Gil's LotD: GNU toolchain

http://atgreen.github.com/ggx/ A step-by-step guide to adding support to the GNU toolchain for a new architecture.

6/15/12 Gil's LotD: Leap seconds

http://hpiers.obspm.fr/iers/bul/bulc/bulletinc.dat There will be a leap second on June 30.


6/4/12 Gil's LotD: Lava cooking

http://www.dolphinbayhilo.com/cook.html A guide to cooking food with lava.


5/22/12 Gil's LotD: National Moth Week

http://nationalmothweek.org/ July 23rd is the first National Moth Week.


5/11/12 Gil's LotD: The Debian Administrator's Handbook

http://static.debian-handbook.info/browse/stable/ The Debian Administrator's Handbook is an ebook now available for free on the web.

Yesterday's Gil's LotD was caught by Google's spam filter. If you didn't get an email you can always read it on the website.



Subscribe to Gil's LotD RSS