Monday, December 26, 2005

ecb and his fantastic canvases

I love these.


Wednesday, December 14, 2005

Oldest Mayan Mural Revealed

100 BC wall art.

Freesound Project Accepting Your Free Sounds and Downloads

Give a breakbeat, download a breakbeat, etc. Sweet.


Reporters Sans Frontieres' Guide to Publishing Anonymously


Check the time right now anywhere in the world

This is neat. Find out what time it is in your friend's country before you call.


Monday, December 12, 2005

NYC Subway and Street Map


Free, printable National Geographic posters

Animals and scenery, very beautiful.


Facebook at universities used for intelligence gathering?


Saturday, December 03, 2005

CDs Considered Harmful

This article on explains how to find out if any of your music CDs are secretly installing spyware that makes your computer [Windows] more vunerable to computer crackers [aka "rootkit"].

Sony is in some deep guano. They were trying to prevent its paying customers from copying music in order to keep their profits and data safe, while at the same time endangering the customers' data. And spying on them. Great. Makes you want to buy CDs, right? And it's not just the Sony brand. See the link above.

You can read the timeline of doom here for a quick overview. This is probably going to be a cautionary tale in computer, law, and business classrooms from now on.