10/9/12 Gil's LotD: Fonts for dyslexics A font designed to help dyslexics read.


8/18/12 Gil's LotD: The Infinitely Profitable Program The story of GO.COM, a commercially successful program with no instructions.

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 A step-by-step guide to adding support to the GNU toolchain for a new architecture.

4/11/12 Gil's LotD: Criticisms of PHP A comprehensive collection of criticisms of the PHP language and its standard library.

2/30/12 Gil's LotD: PyPXE PyPXE is a small, native Python implementation of the tftpd and dhcpd you need to PXE boot.


1/16/12 Gil's LotD: The Restart Page Relive the restart process from a number of different systems.

1/14/12 Gil's LotD: That's what she said This program uses statistical models to predict whether or not a sentence can be made into a "that's what she said" joke.


1/9/12 Gil's LotD crap: switchDiskSizeBase For whatever dumb reason Apple switched to base 10 units in MacOS X 10.6. This program sets it back.

11/29/11 Gil's LotD: pypandora pypandora is an alternative client for the Pandora streaming service.

11/28/11 Gil's LotD: GPG4Browsers Someone's finally implemented GPG for Gmail.

11/22/11 Gil's LotD: Traffic simulation SUMO simulates traffic patterns over large road networks. It has a GUI and can pull in maps from OpenStreetMap.

11/18/11 Gil's LotD: Mental maps This software allows users to draw a mental map of an area and squish the real map to their drawing. There's no demo available but there is code on GitHub.

11/3/11 Gil's LotD: Reverse engineering The MacOS Re project attempted to build a booting system for old Macs from scratch. The project is now dead but there is source and documentation available on the website.


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