3/7/11 Gil's LotD: Internet latency Facebook on measuring Internet latency around the world.

2/21/11 Gil's LotD: 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! Ken Jennings on Watson, IBM's Jeopardy playing computer.

2/8/11 Gil's LotD: Pac-Man 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 A very interesting article about how the FDIC shuts down banks that have collapsed.


11/17/10 Gil's LotD: Stanley Kubrick 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 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 An article about sex offenders who room together for support.


10/2/10 Gil's LotD John Siracusa's review of MacOS X 10.5. I'm a bit late here.


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