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6/15/12 Gil's LotD: Leap seconds

http://hpiers.obspm.fr/iers/bul/bulc/bulletinc.dat There will be a leap second on June 30.

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4/11/12 Gil's LotD: Criticisms of PHP

http://me.veekun.com/blog/2012/04/09/php-a-fractal-of-bad-design/ A comprehensive collection of criticisms of the PHP language and its standard library.

3/30/12 Gil's LotD: GoldenEye

http://www.therwp.com/forums/showthread.php?t=48139 There's a hidden ZX Spectrum emulator in the GoldenEye 64 release carts.

3/11/12 Gil's LotD: Time

http://time.is/ Find out the accuracy of your computer clock.

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3/7/12 Gil's LotD: SNES Coprocessors

http://byuu.org/articles/emulation/snes-coprocessors All of the coprocessors released with SNES games have been reverse engineered.

11/14/11 Gil's LotD: Lions' Commentary

http://www.lemis.com/grog/Documentation/Lions/index.php The famous Lions' Commentary on UNIX is available for free online. Wikipedia.

11/5/11 Gil's LotD: Undersea cables

http://vimeo.com/29975179 A presentation on the history and development of undersea cables.

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11/3/11 Gil's LotD: Reverse engineering

http://mcosre.sourceforge.net/ The MacOS Re project attempted to build a booting system for old Macs from scratch. The project is now dead but there is source and documentation available on the website.

11/1/11 Gil's LotD: Pixar

http://alvyray.com/pixar/default.htm Selected pages from the founding documents of Pixar.

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10/27/11 Gil's LotD: The Bacone

http://bacon.wikia.com/wiki/Bacone The Bacone is a success story from the field of modern bacon research.

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10/22/11 Gil's LotD: SJIS emoticons

http://sjis.me/ (っ´ω`)っ Have this handy collection of SJIS emoticons!

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10/20/11 Gil's LotD: Programmable Christmas lights

http://www.deepdarc.com/2010/11/27/hacking-christmas-lights/ This guy reverse engineered these Christmas lights and published a guide on programming them. They're kinda expensive but otherwise a really nifty Christmas decoration.

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