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6/9/11 Gil's LotD crap: Apples to Apples

http://www.cardsagainsthumanity.com/ It's Apples to Apples only every card is Hellen Keller.

5/31/11 Gil's LotD: Stuxnet

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOwMW6agpTI#t=6m50s A lecture on reverse engineering Stuxnet, a very sophisticated virus. This video is very entertaining and informative.

5/29/11 Gil's LotD: Pixel art

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pixel_art_scaling_algorithms Multiple algorithms are available to upsample pixel art (frequently found in old video games). Wikipedia's article compares several algorithms and shows some impressive results. This paper was also recently released and also gives excellent results. The supplementary material link lets you visually compare different algorithms.

5/13/11 Gil's LotD: Ducks

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_LmpvjkhOE The default duck sounds in the game Minecraft replaced.

4/20/11 Gil's LotD crap: Babyfucker

http://www.lesfigues.com/lfp/209/babyfucker "Babyfucker will change your idea of what literature can be and do"

4/15/11 Gil's LotD: Dutch Oven Madness

http://dutchovenmadness.blogspot.com/ This blog is the record of a woman who cooked a meal every day in a Dutch Oven for her family.

4/11/11 Gil's LotD: Hangman

http://blog.wolfram.com/2010/08/13/25-best-hangman-words/ This post comes up with a method to find the hardest to guess hangman words and gives a list.

4/7/11 Gil's LotD crap: Warcraft 3

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUiNTHCMCBA Two experienced Starcraft casters take a turn at Warcraft 3, a game which neither has played.

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