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3/7/11 Gil's LotD: Internet latency

http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=408327833919 Facebook on measuring Internet latency around the world.

2/21/11 Gil's LotD: An Infrastructure Pilgrimage

http://www.ribbonfarm.com/2010/03/07/an-infrastructure-pilgrimage/ The story of a trip to the world's largest rail yard in North Platte, Nebraska.

2/16/11 Gil's LotD!

http://live.washingtonpost.com/jeopardy-ken-jennings.html?hpid=talkbox1 Ken Jennings on Watson, IBM's Jeopardy playing computer.

2/8/11 Gil's LotD: Pac-Man

http://home.comcast.net/~jpittman2/pacman/pacmandossier.html A very thorough article about Pac-Man. Be sure to read the description of the ghost AI.

1/9/11 Gil's LotD: Bank closings

http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2008/jun/08/anatomy_bank_failure_when_liquidators_comes_callin/ A very interesting article about how the FDIC shuts down banks that have collapsed.

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11/17/10 Gil's LotD: Stanley Kubrick

http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2004/mar/27/features.weekend An article about the extensive archives left by Stanley Kubrick. I suggest you read this if you're any kind of Kubrick fan.

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.

10/17/10 Gil's LotD

http://nymag.com/news/features/42368/ An article about sex offenders who room together for support.

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10/2/10 Gil's LotD

http://arstechnica.com/apple/reviews/2007/10/mac-os-x-10-5.ars John Siracusa's review of MacOS X 10.5. I'm a bit late here.

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