The Startup Curve designed by Paul Graham of Y Combinator
Infographic: How Social Media Sites Make Their Money
Infographic: The Neurology Of Gaming
Google now has street view of the Amazon basin.
5 Ways to Beat Old-School Games Using Math
What do all the controls in an airplane cockpit do?
Everything you need to know about the new iPad
The FBI fails to break through a pimp's Android pattern lock, serves Google warrant
Study reveals Americans lost $30 billion worth of mobile phones last year
This American Life retracts episode on Apple and Foxconn
Reading & Discussion
5 Things I Learned About Entrepreneurship From Y Combinator's Paul Graham
The Origins of Futurism
Where’s _why? What happened when one of the world’s most unusual, and beloved, computer programmers disappeared.
Resources & Software
Bouncr is a service that provides free, short email addresses that automatically forward to your real email address. If a bouncr email address begins receiving unwanted messages, the user can simply delete the account.
The Hacker Shelf is nice crowd-sourced guide to (legally) free books on various computational and mathematical subjects. The topics page gives you an idea of the breadth of material available.
Attacking the Washington, D.C. Internet Voting System (PDF). "When we inspected the terminal server’s logs, we noticed that several other attackers [from Iran, New Jersey, India, and China] were attempting to guess the SSH login passwords." J. Alex Halderman, a computer scientist at the University of Michigan, describes how thoroughly he and his team were able to penetrate a pilot Internet voting system run by the District of Columbia, as part of an open public test in 2010. An earlier report on the attack.