Monthly Archives: June 2011

Black (ops) history of Silly Valley

Fantastic video on the military origins of Silly Valley. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ZTC_RxWN_xo  

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Scamming the scammers

A great video of someone trolling a PC support scam caller: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VE55R7_0E-k  

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that sucking feeling

“You could log out and log back in to fix that.” “Um, I don’t want to. Because IT will re-run all their, their . . .” “Malware?” “All that virus checking, group policy bullshit, app scanning . . . it’s … Continue reading

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Today . . .

Today I learned about HellBanning. Similar to Disemvowelment, but more crafty. I finished the single player mode of Portal 2. I enjoyed the first Portal, but didn’t finish it because the game play got really twitchy toward the end. I … Continue reading

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Random gorp

Internals of the LZW and LZ77 and¬†GZIP file formats. I had a rough idea of how this worked, but this is a really good nuts and bolts description. Grahams Number is so large you can’t even come close to representing … Continue reading

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