Archive for date: November 15, 2005

Sony, what were you thinking?

November 15, 2005 | News | By: Mark VandeWettering

Dan Kaminsky has been trying to figure out how many sites have been infected by the Sony DRM rootkit. He found that over half a million DNS servers have received queries for the “phone home” address that the Sony code uses to squeal on users. It’s a cool research project, and spells troubling times for […]

Still more anaglyphs…

November 15, 2005 | General, My Projects | By: Mark VandeWettering

A bit racier, but kind of cool. Wish the source material had a bit better dynamic range.

The Real Value of Podcasting

November 15, 2005 | Audioblogs and Podcasting, Blogging, Rants and Raves | By: Mark VandeWettering

If you really are doing it for the love, why bother assigning a number to it? Let’s put it another way: if my goal is to maximize the value that I create, I obviously can do that in a couple of different ways, I can either choose to concentrate and create things which are truly […]

Insight of the day…

November 15, 2005 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

From Raph Koster’s Home Page: But there are no games that are user-built the way the web is. An interesting look into the destiny of Homo ludens and his experiments on the Internet.

Gutenberg Gem: The Boy Mechanic: Volume 1 by Popular Mechanics

November 15, 2005 | Games and Diversions, Gutenberg Gems | By: Mark VandeWettering

Wow. Very cool to take this step back in time and see what young hackers in 1913 were doing. A lot of lame stuff, but some gems, like a line harmonograph, a “key card” for writing secret codes on post cards, handcutting gears and racks for models, a miniature “Pepper’s Ghost”, and a homemade water […]

Another anaglyph…

November 15, 2005 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

This is tuned to be a little less eye straining, I think.