Monday, November 14, 2011

Today's Useful Stuff

So twitter is lame about tracking/searching historical tweets.  That means I'll be posting future useful stuff here.  Here is the list of twitter links that are not yet here to catch up:

10 More Stubborn Food Myths That Just Won't Die, Debunked by Science - http://t.co/gOvjW9ad 
Tantrum Tamer: New Ways Parents Can Stop Bad Behavior - http://t.co/pQvN6yXH 
Keep sensitive info out of your chat logs & email - http://t.co/mIR9epAb 
Hands-on with GarageBand for iPhone: 8-track studio in your pocket - http://t.co/OZU7LXyK 
The power of big free data - http://t.co/DYdCnURU 
Over 21,000 sign http://t.co/vCZfvmk6 petition seeking "vapid response," cookies - http://t.co/6SvKbUk8 
Troy Hunt: Aye, pirates be the reason IE6 just won't die - http://t.co/swMHRhti 
BASIC Computer Games (also recoded for Small Basic) - http://t.co/gDXKHxnA 
Don't Call Yourself A Programmer - http://t.co/G4pKEbks 
Microsoft's vision of everyday future tech (video) http://t.co/4W3PP2MW 
When passwords attack: the problem with aggressive password policies - http://t.co/SA06BIik 
Life in a Day crowdsourced documentary hits YouTube - http://t.co/A3O2YlpW 
European wars, famine, and plagues driven by changing climate - http://t.co/YYJXc9Sh 
When did the giant impact that formed the Moon take place? - http://t.co/dBEfuKVu 
Massive 15-year study finds no link between cell phones, cancer - http://t.co/UET2nxtj 
"Living fossil" has been populating the coast of Africa - http://t.co/Ra2BCFvY 
Mad -- or Just Angry? - Inside Higher Ed: http://t.co/iQEBlKVW 
22 miles straight up in 90 seconds - http://t.co/xXrc0vo0 
Why Do Some People Learn Faster? - http://t.co/kGrOCe5j 
Facebook Is Tracking Your Every Move on the Web; Here's How to Stop It - http://t.co/siOZfoy0 
Unwatchable: dial R for rape. How much does your handset really cost? - http://t.co/O9HgxWun 
Syma S107/S107G R/C Helicopter - http://t.co/cSWYuXVL 
Do users change their settings? - http://t.co/sSMctkpa 
Trying Linux for Windows Users – A visual tutorial - http://t.co/WIYkwVJE 
Tricky Programming Concepts Aren't - http://t.co/A5sanCro (contains inappropriate language, beware) 
Tinkering - Inside Higher Ed - http://t.co/vinU3KDs 
The Art of Automation (using a Lego robot) - http://t.co/hoHCLODu 
Orbit the Earth in One Minute Via Fascinating ISS Time-Lapse Video - http://t.co/2INc3d2l 
Thoughts on 'Pinched' - Inside Higher Ed - http://t.co/iMPa7Lze 
Announcing increased moderation of trolls in discussion threads - http://t.co/d1JDQe1P 
Pulaski Academy scores 29 points before opponent touches football - Scorecasting - SI.com - http://t.co/F2e546RK 
Web service aims for farm-fresh produce at big-box prices - http://t.co/61WyGL0 
Is Windows vulnerable to attack by stolen digital certificates? http://t.co/a1fG9ko 
Easy Facebook Scripting in Python - http://t.co/OmbLr17 
Can't resist that marshmallow? Self-control doesn't get easier with age - http://t.co/LrQEZWo 
Why Time Goes Faster as You Get Older | Psychology Today - http://t.co/Re8B1I4 
Ten Things Everyone Should Know About Time - http://t.co/0q7NV8o 
Finding Sleep - http://t.co/V9k3WXn 
Status Anxiety - Inside Higher Ed: http://t.co/lvYm87y 
The Frequency of War - http://t.co/sc2igDV 
When computers talk to each other, conversationally - http://t.co/fHD9PYH 
Selfish Tech - http://t.co/YjOyrXw 
Academic Earth: Online courses from the world's top scholars - http://t.co/tu2VfNB 
Can you tell a real Facebook e-mail from a phishing attempt? - http://t.co/yAY4Obh 
Raspberry Pi: A $25 ultra-low-cost computer that can run Quake 3 - http://t.co/GCUQR2t 
HP TouchPad: Everything you want to know - http://t.co/ESFW3T8 
Password Policies are Getting Out of Control - http://t.co/ZUzVAZK 
We Didn't Have Zeros (Dilbert) - http://t.co/ODf3saT 
Mindset List, Class of 1915 - http://t.co/MriEpsW 
The Mindset List, Class of 2015 - http://t.co/dwl2sUF 
Bats navigate with visual map, additional unknown cues - http://t.co/fDQvyFk 
Mother Nature as Engineer: 9 Design Tricks Borrowed From Biology - http://t.co/fIO1xkH 
How To Remove Yourself from People Search Websites - http://t.co/1cxsej4 
Can we believe our eyes? (Unicode character hacking) - http://t.co/ZjaRIkA 
Scripting Languages: PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby - a side-by-side reference sheet - http://t.co/HVgt22d 
How to put your logo in a QR code - http://t.co/rN0pyig 
On the front line of the riots with the police - Telegraph - http://t.co/KDalfaj 
'The Edupunks Guide' Offers DIY Path to a Credential - http://t.co/MwmPMkp 
One day in the robot house - http://t.co/y0E6JBJ 
Password Strength (xkcd) - http://t.co/EOyBWYH 
Am I Under a Shady RAT Attack? - http://t.co/dNOg7zw 
Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity (TED Video) - http://t.co/RwvdqOa 
Confessions of an Edu-Traitor - http://t.co/C9fyS3E 
Basic Animatronics Tutorial: PIC Based Servo Eyebrows - http://t.co/8G2KsVH 
How to Make a Wi Fi Booster Using Only a Beer Can - http://t.co/zGLZqxa 
Build your own gadget with Microsoft's Lego for adults - http://t.co/0w4wAOl 
Top 20 Highly Useful Google APIs For Developers And Designers - http://t.co/stYdgw1 
Programmable, Wrist Watch / Computer - http://t.co/iX8haNI Aug 04, 2011 
Your New Campus Guide: A Small Patterned Square That Talks to Your Smartphone - http://t.co/RPLl4mQ 
10 habits of highly organized people - http://t.co/z8G8YjH 
Black Hat: 10 can't-miss hacks and presentations - http://t.co/XyaV50o 
Dead British gamer's father warns of blood clot risks - http://t.co/xtHcyIX 
Tablets are for people who hate computers - http://t.co/n6GHK9h 
'War texting' lets hackers unlock car doors via SMS - http://t.co/9zfFBYM 
10 Apps for Web Developers on an iPad | Think Vitamin - http://t.co/xWyOQpn 
The 10 Best Investments in the Event of U.S. Default or Downgrade - http://t.co/wDDIDsf 
How to build your own quadcopter, step by step - http://t.co/iqIMEJu 
Apps vs the Web » Matt Legend Gemmell - http://t.co/Alwqt2y 
Expert hacks car system, says problems reach to SCADA systems - http://t.co/hvVMgyv 
If I Could Get Away With It... - http://t.co/zGqhOsQ (Empirical evidence v. folk wisdom) 
Best USB microphones for high-quality Skype audio - http://t.co/fMk1oUN 
The 3 Most Common Uses of Irony (The Oatmeal) - http://t.co/6auoRUA 
YouTube film 'Life in a Day' coming to theaters - http://t.co/f7sgfuA 
The @-symbol, part 1 of 2 - http://t.co/6ov85Hi 
Time Travel Impossible, Say Scientists - http://t.co/BqChfaz 
The Principles of Good Programming - http://t.co/PpaV8nx 
20 Database Design Best Practices - http://t.co/LCx5ZKH 
How to survive an iPhone liquid submersion (hint: it's not rice) - http://t.co/0PkSKMr 
All About Accelerometers - http://t.co/QBfY8ul 
Unleash the Power of Open Source R, the World's Most Sophisticated Data Analysis Software - http://t.co/iIVuOUW 
I hate computers, but I love what you can do with them - http://t.co/pP5cnRS 
Dunning-Kruger effect (how people tend to incorrectly assess their own competence) - http://t.co/LBGN8gD 
Dual-boot your Nook Color with Android using a micro-SD card, $35 - http://t.co/KCjHdVV 
Does Not Compute: 10 PC Myths from Movies and Television - http://t.co/bbdTOZs 
More Coffee, Less MRSA Risk... But Why? http://t.co/fIPndjM 
The Singularity is Far: A Neuroscientist's View - Boing Boing - http://t.co/aXh6tae 
First Demonstration of Time Cloaking - http://t.co/JDntLF8 
What Ails Us (Baumol's cost disease) - http://t.co/Gub2CGS 
Ask the Administrator: How to Spot Bloat? - Inside Higher Ed: http://t.co/Zw5tDBI 
Why McAfee is still at the top of my Not Recommended list - http://t.co/XfPo9Ka 
HackNotifier (check to see if your email is included in recent hacktivity) http://t.co/GM7E4oq 
How to find out if your personal info has been leaked in a security breach - http://t.co/HwvBEZE 
Spammers' new favorite delivery model: Your compromised email account - http://t.co/25JlWwk 
Web proxy add-on Cocoon goes free - http://t.co/c5ghc01 
View all your tweets on one page with All My Tweets - http://t.co/1EKSndf 
Turn your iPad into a laptop with the KeyCase iPad Folio Deluxe - http://t.co/pBgHVkv 
CoPilot Live launches next generation iOS clients with launch special pricing - http://t.co/6DCJA1k  
DHS: Imported Consumer Tech Contains Hidden Hacker Attack Tools - http://t.co/TDVYJWh 
How to Build Your Own Pulsed Laser Pistol - http://t.co/cUxJOCY 
Let me google that for you - http://t.co/iE7H4H5 
Letter Frequencies and Keyboard Layouts - http://t.co/Yx6D3V2 
Why Google+ Business Profiles Will Trump Facebook Pages - http://t.co/3PwKWKF 
Stay safe online: 5 secrets every PC (and Mac) owner should know http://t.co/8FeGAuY 
Kevin Mitnick shows how easy it is to hack a phone - http://t.co/LGiU0XE 
User Testing in the Wild: Joe's First Computer Encounter - http://t.co/VrJBPnd 
Archive your tweets with Twapper Keeper - http://t.co/wNA8JfQ 
My Summer at an Indian Call Center (fascinating) - http://t.co/NU23zzx 
Royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, transferable licenses - http://t.co/kZCAJuw 
Maintain Security / Anonymity on the Internet - http://t.co/Mj7WwnI 
Researchers cast doubt on cell phone cancer risk http://t.co/T18aQbt 
Email Charter - http://t.co/44iZMG4 
Time (programming, not the magazine) - http://t.co/o1M44dE 
Physicist: Programs run the universe http://t.co/SuZ8PB7 
10 Ways to Archive Your Tweets - http://t.co/K0R3taf(see RSS, python scripts) 
Is there anyway to extract our tweets? - http://t.co/4hMkRtH 
Back Up your Twitterings! - http://t.co/yZaIyQR 
Using Google Spreadsheets to extract Twitter data - http://t.co/DdJUGJ3 
Tech Organizational Charts - http://t.co/aq3ptin 
Developers: just a few lines of JavaScript connects your site to Hotmail, Messenger, and SkyDrive http://t.co/qKgKJzY 
Peek inside a hand-cranked Civil War submarine - http://t.co/j6I6n5u 
Google's Swiffy makes Flash files HTML5 friendly - http://t.co/Gplf7nz 
The First World Problems Rap - http://t.co/tteeAzW 
Tor (prevent internet surveillance) - http://t.co/rWKP3g5 
Another freelance website - http://t.co/nWvTf2a 
How to Check If LulzSec Leaked Your Password One Last Time - http://t.co/JOJfZ7J 
LulzSec disbands: Final cache includes AT&T internal data and 750,000 user accounts http://t.co/hs5odGd 
Toddlers get difference between faulty hardware, operator error http://t.co/Ubf5doa 
City dwellers more sensitive to social stress than country folk - http://t.co/7TY8WPv 
How Hitler Could Have Won - http://t.co/WX3yA1R 
The Sun Is the Best Optometrist - http://t.co/hnMT9ch 
Trojans, viruses, worms: How does malware get on PCs and Macs? - http://t.co/2u2gW9A 
Why humans (and other primates) lend a helping hand - http://t.co/TDlmM8k 
Passpack Blog » Why Masked Passwords Are a Serious Security Hole - http://t.co/zd2d0wr 
Google releases Chrome-based Web security scrutinizer - http://t.co/s1y0wnl 
IBM and the Holocaust - http://t.co/dPckDHn 
Man politely robs bank for $1, lands free healthcare in prison http://t.co/5d7iZkw 
Supercomputers Challenge Human Brain - http://t.co/i3wfhFa 
10 Ways To Access Blocked WebSites - http://t.co/ZwOWxTV 
Virtual currency: Bits and bob http://t.co/mTiIHCc 
Decide.com: For gadget buyers, timing is everything - http://t.co/PWxzAXC 
LulzSec Email Check (Gizmodo) - http://t.co/5huHz0L 
LulzSec Leaked Email Widget - http://t.co/dwuscSU 
LulzSec leaks 62,000 emails and passwords, also targets CIA http://t.co/iEs9XXW 
Make money online, part 1: Introduction to Google AdSense http://t.co/1qCM7o8 
5 Tips About Time Management - http://t.co/9OTjm8N 
GPU Password Cracking – Bruteforceing a Windows Password Using a Graphic Card: http://t.co/SgqHOBA 
'You Look Great' and Other Lies - http://t.co/mSBSJpn  
Is the cryptocurrency Bitcoin a good idea? - http://t.co/bxfT754 
Lulz Security (LulzSec) Releases - http://t.co/5IjYVQE 
Asciiflow - Ascii Flow Diagram Tool - http://t.co/0EqkZKK  
xkcd: Security - http://t.co/KwbIw9v #Comics 
Digging Into Data, Day 2: Making Tools and Using Them - http://t.co/CImYzLx 
How to become a proficient Python programmer - http://t.co/YcHD05b 
Free WebMatrix e-book - http://t.co/CN9Aw9R  
Console2 - A Better Windows Command Prompt - http://t.co/4oui5OH 
Nook Touch Rooting Directions Posted - http://t.co/4DQC5c8  
Risk, probability, and how our brains are easily misled - http://bit.ly/jmAU8p 
TKP Tips: Making a SmallBasic runnable flash drive - http://bit.ly/ltKwHj 
Java tutorial for beginners - Introduction - http://www.freejavaguide.com/corejava.htm 
So You Want To Teach Your Kids To Program? - http://bit.ly/kTJKym 
Free for All: National Academies Press Puts All 4,000 Books Online at No Charge - http://bit.ly/jsw1t9 
Microsoft ships free malware cleaner that boots from CD or USB - http://zd.net/lQBqCm  
Raising Graduation Rates, and Questions - http://bit.ly/lI1H6z 
Killer tips for mastering Google Chrome - http://download.cnet.com/8301-2007_4-20066881-12.html 
Test IE6, IE7, IE8, IE9, and IE10 in Windows 7 - http://cybernetnews.com/test-ie5-ie6-ie7-ie8-ie9-ie10-windows-7/ 
Beyond simple rooting: Turning the Nook Color into a complete tablet - http://zd.net/kwcvoG 
How to hack the $250 Nook Color into a full Android tablet - http://tek.io/fVH6H5 
Resign Patterns - http://fuzz-box.blogspot.com/2011/05/resign-patterns.html (the 'Simpleton' says it all) 
Amazon Mechanical Turk - https://www.mturk.com/mturk/welcome  
Hands-Off Training: Google's Self-Driving Car Holds Tantalizing Promise, but Major Roadblocks Remain - http://bit.ly/isCyV8 
A Thorough Examination of "Disabling the Back Button.", Part 2 - http://bit.ly/k2fuLc (see javascript method) 
Virgin Mobile offers $20/month for 500 MB of data, or 1 GB if you refill at Walmart - http://zd.net/mdOC4X 
Macrium Reflect (disk imaging s/w) - http://www.macrium.com/reflectfree.asp 
CloneZilla (disk imaging s/w) - http://clonezilla.org/ 
The Chilling Story of Genius in a Land of Chronic Unemployment - http://tcrn.ch/ilzOSb 
The Myth of the Three Laws of Robotics – Why We Can't Control Intelligence - http://bit.ly/l8nrWK 
Tiny $25 Computer for Kids Who Want to Learn Real Computing - http://ti.me/iMQtL3 
$99 CMU robot is computer science learning tool - http://cnet.co/iOZE0p 
Self-assembling rafts: how fire ants survive floods - http://bit.ly/jCAzL5 
Telnet - SMTP Commands (sending mail using telnet) - http://www.yuki-onna.co.uk/email/smtp.html 
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