A couple of handy free Windows utilities - Windirstat (find out about your disk utilisation), WCD (wherever change directory) and Safarp (a fast add/remove programs tool).
Great article on the failures of the new Airport Security regulations in the US - The Thing He Carried. The easily forged boarding pass would appear to be a pretty massive flaw!
Information longevity - 'Digital dark age' may doom some data. Whats the best way to keep data safe and readable in the long term (10 years +) ? Afterall - who can still read a 5 1/4 inch disk DOS or 400kb Mac disk ? How about a 100Mb ZIP disk or 1Gb Jaz disk ? And those aren't even particular old . . .
Interesting stuff - Unix Timeline. A huge flurry of activity in the mid 80's into the 90's and now we're left with just the survivors - BSD, Linux, OS X, Solaris, AIX and HP-UX. If it loads up in as a long streaky blur just click the image to expand it to full scale.
While everyone bemoans the wasters that comprise generation x, y and z be sure to point the finger at those that put the world into its current financial and social situation - Shallowest Generation.
So i suspect things like TOR, private VPN and external public Proxies are going to become really popular.
On a related note the UK seems to be going surveillance mad - so 'Go Banksy!'
Watch your back - Streetwars. The clips are great.
One of those handy sites that make writing a little easier - Daily Writing Tips.
Looks like IBM's foray into the corporate social-intranet - Bluehouse.
Free spoof-doco - Rain of Madness. Go behind the scenes to see how Tug Speedman and co made Tropic of Thunder.