Tumblelog 090608

Ball and chain to force children to study, I highly doubt this product will be big.

From Voodoo to GeForce: The Awesome History of 3D Graphics, a walk down memory lane for those of us who were present in the early days of the graphics card era.

"Abandoned Russian Polar Nuclear Lighthouses"
"Abandoned Russian Polar Nuclear Lighthouses"

teepeedee2, a really fast web server written in LISP.

A few thoughts on the role of software architects, insightful.

AlternativeTo, a community driven site that lists alternatives to applications.

iShoes, because the Segway wasn’t enough.

Code Monkey, a song about being a programmer by Jonathan Coulton.

How do you test a random number generator? Bill the Lizard of Stack Overflow fame gives us a very good rundown on random number generation.

The speed, size and dependability of programming languages, benchmarks run across 33 different programming languages and plotted based on four different characteristics.