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7/17/10 Gil's LotD

http://geektechnique.org/projectlab/781/slurpr-the-mother-of-all-wardrive-boxes Homemade project to leech from multiple open wireless networks for a faster connection.

6/3/10 Gil's LotD

5/18/07 Gil's LotD

5/18/07 Gil's LotD
http://wikipediafs.sourceforge.net/ Read and edit Wikipedia as a filesystem! For Linux, of course.
http://www.psstpassiton.com/ Different teams work on designing and creating the same film in separate steps.
http://www.fakeisthenewreal.org/subway/ Subways all drawn to the same scale, very cool.

4/12/07 Gil's LotD

4/12/07 Gil's LotD
http://www.museumofhoaxes.com/worstaprilfools.html
The worst April Fools jokes.
http://www.mensjournal.com/healthFitness/0601/napping_power.html
Tips on power napping.
http://www.tuxmachines.org/node/14738
How to get Knoppix installed on a USB key. Cool beans.

3/28/07 Gil's LotD

http://www.extremetech.com/article2/0,1697,2102559,00.asp Using Google Earth to study data from the US Census.
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=376283 A guide to setting up Ubuntu as a wireless router, but should work for most distros and systems with a bit of tweaking.

3/13/07 Gil's LotD

http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=102893054014512&w=2 The history of the "printer on fire" CUPS error.
http://consumerist.com/2007/02/the-really-big-guide-to-secret-menu-items.html A guide to secret menu items in chain restaurants!
http://www.usbabsinthespoon.com/ What is the purpose of a USB absinth spoon?

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2/22/07 Gil's LotD

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=339ixMtHrVk Around the World by Daft Punk set to old video footage of the Charleston.
http://lwn.net/Articles/209257/ A look at debugging features in the kernel which allow you to inject memory faults while the system is running.
http://app1.chinadaily.com.cn/star/2001/0118/pr23-1.html The Shanghai Star's interview with Mao's personal cook.

2/21/07 Gil's LotD

http://kerneltrap.org/node/7637 An interview with Jens Axboe, a kernel developer who works on I/O.
http://www.visionresearch.com/index.cfm?sector=htm/app&page=gallery A gallery of videos taken with high speed cameras.

12/3/06 Gil's LotD

http://tillthend0.spaces.live.com/Blog/cns!B92B8B0496E1EBFC!258.entry A speech by Steve Jobs.
http://www.peacethroughpork.com/ Peace through Pork, one of those silicone bracelets you can but which says "pork."
http://www.howtoforge.com/kernel_compilation_ubuntu How to compile the kernel in Ubuntu.

10/14/06 Gil's LotD

http://openmosix.sourceforge.net/ OpenMosix is a set of patches to the Linux kernel which combine a network of machines into a single supercomputer.

10/12/06 Gil's LotD

http://progressiveboink.com/archive/calvinhobbes.htm
http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-boot.html?ca=dgr-lnxw99-obg-BootFast Some tips on getting Linux to boot faster by starting processes simultaneously.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9qYF9DZPdw Weird Al's latest music video, White and Nerdy.

7/31/06 Gil's LotD

http://www.xmarkjenkinsx.com/outside.html This guy installs sculptures that look like people in random city places.
http://linux.dell.com/projects.shtml A page about Dell's support for Linux on their PCs.

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7/23/06 Gil's LotD

7/22/06 Gil's LotD

http://bigredasianthing.ytmnd.com/
http://www.coreboot.org/Welcome_to_coreboot A project to implement Linux in BIOS.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/alternate/sets/199123/ Awesome photos of water in different forms and places.

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