best of lotd

2/3/11 Gil's LotD: Tiny ELF binaries A really informative guide about creating really small ELF binaries.

12/11/10 Gil's LotD: Typing speed 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 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 A jazzier version of the credits to Star Wars: A New Hope.

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

10/23/10 Gil's LotD: Dave Secretary Stories from the author's childhood. This is a must read.

10/15/10 Gil's LotD: The Hot Toddies The Hot Toddies perform Photosynthesis live. Unfortunately the quality is pretty bad.

10/4/10 Gil's LotD Le Tigre vs. D4L. There are many other mixes on

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