Telepath logger – An open source keylogger, with a lot of fun extras like webcam snapshots, light-level, and music-monitoring.
A failure of authorship and peer review – An inadvertent #overlyhonestmethods moment in a chemistry paper.
Datahacker – Some beautiful experiments with 3d maps in the browser.
Black holes, lifeloggers, and space brain – Adam Becker’s been doing some great stories for New Scientist, one of my favorite mags, and it’s well worth following his blog too.
Comments on the Mill CPU -I’m a hopeless romantic when it comes to off-beat CPU architectures (I still pine for the clockless ARM Amulet, despite knowing about the problems that have emerged over the decades), so I was excited to read the original announcement of the Mill approach. It’s good to see some in-depth analysis from an expert, explaining a bit more of the history and challenges the Mill architecture faces, especially from dog-slow memory.