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9/3/10 Gil's LotD: Listening history This website looks at a profile and visualizes its listening history.

7/30/10 Gil's LotD: Gerrymandering A paper on a nifty algorithm for drawing up representative districts fairly.

7/27/10 Gil's LotD: Local Wikipedia This guy wrote a nifty program to index, search and display a local copy of Wikipedia.

7/19/10 Gil's LotD: Keyboard cleaning A reporter tries to confirm the urban legend that cleaning keyboards in a dishwasher is safe. It works for his dishwasher but he shares warnings from manufacturers.

7/12/10 Gil's LotD: Trusting compilers A classic article by Ken Thompson about an exploit involving a compiler that modifies the code it compiles.

5/7/07 Gil's LotD: Books, Dante's Inferno, Pulp Fiction

5/7/07 Gil's LotD A blog all about judging books by their covers. Trailer for a remake of Dante's Inferno using paper dolls. It looks really cool, and if your computer can handle it view the HD trailer. Isn't QuickTime great? The Pulp Fiction trailer with Muppets edited in to the clip. SFW

5/3/07 Gil's LotD: Hiliarious graphics, Dog scams, Facebook

5/3/07 Gil's LotD A preview video of Sumotori Dreams, a tiny and funny game. The link for the download is in the description and be sure to see the video. The latest scam in Japan is selling people sheep and calling them poodles? A parody Facebook infomercial.

4/29/07 Gil's LotD: Thou Shalt Always Kill, Flaming toilets, Wikipedia status

4/29/07 Gil's LotD The music video for Thou Shalt Always Kill by Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip. Be sure to see this video, it is a really catchy song. Finally a recall for those darn burning toilets.

4/26/07 Gil's LotD: Cell phones, 300, Underage

4/26/07 Gil's LotD A story about the extensive use of cellphones with the latest generation in Japan. A very funny mix of the soundtrack of the 300 trailer with footage from Anchorman. Be sure to watch this video.

3/26/07 Gil's LotD: kill -9, Language Incredible nerdcore rap. Be sure to view this video. An article by linguists rating the languages of the world.

3/21/07 Gil's LotD: Personality, Dithering A very comprehensive personality test. This is an app which can do dithering with the same algorithm the old-school MacPaint used! Be sure to check this out.

2/12/07 Gil's LotD: Thriller, LEDs, Profanity Video from a wedding of the entire wedding party doing the Thriller dance. Be sure to view this one. Sex positions illustrated by resistors and LEDs. Safe for work


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