Core War Tournament – Spring 2014 – Computing History
To celebrate the 30th anniversary in May, The Spring Core War Tournament will be held at The Centre for Computing History in Cambridge UK on Saturday 31st May 2014. The Centre was established to tell the story of the Information Age and presents an interactive collection of computers and artifacts. On the day of the tournament we will be setting a number of Core War challenges for visitors.

Microsoft’s Most Clever Critic Is Now Building Its New Empire | Enterprise | WIRED
Before joining Microsoft and becoming one of its most important software engineers, Mark Russinovich was in the business of pissing the company off.

Creative Review – Massimo Vignelli, 1931-2014
Sad news reached CR from the US earlier today – the great designer and teacher Massimo Vignelli died this morning at the age of 83…

A good comparison of N-Trig versus Wacom for artists considering the SP3 via
WARNING: This post is long. I wrote this because I could not find an unbiased comparison of the modern N-Trig and Wacom technologies online. It was written in response to the artistic outcry regarding the Surface Pro 3. If you are an artist, I believe it is worth reading.

How to control a topic | Wikipediocracy
As you edit WP you will become more experienced in dealing with the passive-aggressive machinations and sneaky tactics employed by your adversaries. Remember, you have beaten them at their own game. Enjoy the fruits of your labors as you use Wikipedia to promote your cause. Happy editing!
Naive Bayes, decision trees, zero-frequency, missing data, ID3 algorithm, information gain, overfitting, confidence intervals, nearest-neighbour method, Parzen windows, K-D trees, K-means, scree plot, gaussian mixtures, EM algorithm, dimensionality reduction, principal components, eigen-faces, agglomerative clustering, single-link vs. complete link, lance-williams algorithm

I’m back. This time without Google | Ahmed Atia Web Space
It's been such a long time since my last post. I'm back. But this time, I'm back without Google. I dropped Google Analytics, Google CDN, and Google Web Fonts. This is for ATIA Web Space. But moreover, I dropped Google Search as the-go-to search engine.