The Heartbleed bug allows anyone on the Internet to read the memory
of the systems protected by the vulnerable versions of the OpenSSL
software. This compromises the secret keys used to identify the
service providers and to encrypt the traffic, the names and passwords
of the users and the actual content.
Thinking for Programmers, by Leslie Lamport. Recommended.
Seven mutually touching infinite cylinders, by Sándor Bozóki,
Tsung-Lin Lee, and Lajos Rónyai. “We confirm a conjecture of Littlewood.”
Hacking Blind (PDF), by
Andrea Bittau, Adam Belay, Ali Mashtizadeh, David Mazières, and Dan Boneh.
“We show that it is possible to write remote stack buffer overflow
exploits without possessing a copy of the target binary or source
code, against services that restart after a crash.” Impressive.
Open Access Maps at NYPL,
“The Lionel Pincus & Princess Firyal Map Division is very proud to
announce the release of more than 20,000 cartographic works as high
resolution downloads. We believe these maps have no known US copyright
A Research UNIX Reader (1987) at archive.org.
Inlined records in constructors for Ocaml, proposed by Alain Frisch.
Fotographie mit DRAM als optischem Sensor
SPIN’s 1994 Kurt Cobain Eulogy
World Airports Voronoi
RFC 7169: The NSA (No Secrecy Afforded) Certificate Extension
Celebrities that Look Like Matresses
Heads or Tails