TheDreadPirate

Thursday, August 24, 2006

Thursday News

A fantastic post about terrorism by one of my favorite bloggers / security guru's, Bruce Schneier.

Monday, August 21, 2006

Monday News

Writely is now open to the public. Thanks Google!

Socialpicks.com launches their beta site. It's sort of like Digg, but for stocks. I'm addicted already.


Farecast.com releases airfare information for 55 more cities, and luckily mine in on there!

Monday, July 24, 2006

Monday News

A great blog post from Sci-Fi Hi-Fi called "Data Structures as Culture" that attempts to correlate interview questions with corporate cultural leanings.

A NYTimes article on the various competitions between Yahoo! and Google over users and services.

Thursday, July 20, 2006

Thursday News

A great article concerning online user activity called "The 1% rule".

A cartoon on computational linguistics.

The Onion: "US vows to defeat whoever it's we're at war with".

Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Wednesday News

An interesting response to a Computer World article stating that programming skills will be less necessary in the future.

AOL is set to launch a corporate IM service called AIM PRO.

An introduction to design patterns using PHP. Another great DeveloperWorks article from IBM.

OpenDNS: An interesting new startup that provides fast DNS service for you. Personally I think mine's pretty fast already, but hey, good luck.

StumbleUpon, the service that recommends interesting sites to you, is now IE friendly.

Monday, July 17, 2006

MegaTubes

My roommates and I have decided that all internet connections should have their speed measured in MegaTubes. For instance, I recently connected Comcast cable internet to my apartment. I get between 4-6 MegaTubes / second. I feel bad for the dial-up people who can only connect at 14.4 KiloTubes / second.

Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Wednesday News

A nice graphical look at different methods of penetration testing.

A Business 2.0 article on "How to hold on to Star Talent".

TechCrunch writes on the porn browser HeatSeek.