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2/3/11 Gil's LotD: Tiny ELF binaries

http://www.muppetlabs.com/~breadbox/software/tiny/teensy.html A really informative guide about creating really small ELF binaries.

12/11/10 Gil's LotD: Typing speed

http://play.typeracer.com/ 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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkpXoM0D-Pk 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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z25t-PQDn5A A jazzier version of the credits to Star Wars: A New Hope.

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

http://www.xbox-linux.org/wiki/17_Mistakes_Microsoft_Made_in_the_Xbox_Security_System 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

http://carbonmonoxiide.angelfire.com/TIME_FOR_SOME_STORIES.htm Stories from the author's childhood. This is a must read.

10/15/10 Gil's LotD: The Hot Toddies

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NcpLB0yyuIg The Hot Toddies perform Photosynthesis live. Unfortunately the quality is pretty bad.

10/4/10 Gil's LotD

http://www.partyben.com/PartyBen-Deceptataffy.mp3 Le Tigre vs. D4L. There are many other mixes on partyben.com.

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

http://mitpress.mit.edu/sicp/full-text/book/book.html 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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