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 […]
Archive for date: November 15, 2005
A bit racier, but kind of cool. Wish the source material had a bit better dynamic range.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
This is tuned to be a little less eye straining, I think.