From Around the Web
10 operating systems the world left behind – You’re not really supposed to love an operating system. It’s like your car’s hydraulic system, your digestive system or the global financial system. It’s supposed to do its job — and not get in your way while you’re doing yours. But like your car, your guts and the economy, computers are more complicated than they seem. And so are our feelings about them.
101 Undiscovered Freebies – PC World scoured the Internet to come up with 101 innovative, entirely free downloads and services.
13 Great WordPress Speed Tips & Tricks for MAX Performance – Performance is a key factor for any successful website. And since WordPress is becoming more popular than ever, it will only be at its best when raised in the proper conditions. Here are a few things to try if you find that your WordPress site is not performing as well as it could be due to high traffic or hidden issues you don’t know about.
Cool New Things You Can Do with Your Mobile – A video of David Pogue discussing the latest trends in cellular phone and information technology at the TED conference. Both funny and informative.
Internet Archive – The single largest depository of Open Source content has moved its data from racks of Linux machines to a Sun MD, a 3 petabyte data center in a liquid cooled shipping container, sitting in Sun’s Santa Clara campus court yard. Check out the interactive tour of how it works and what it looks like.
Wikirank – An analytical tool that measures the popularity of trending topics on wikipedia. You can compare up to four topics and generate nifty embeddable graphs.
10 Rare HTML Tags You Really Should Know
100 Terrific Web Design Cheat Sheets that Will Save you Time, Money and Mistakes
Media companies want Google to elevate professional content within its results.
MIT Graphene Multiplier May Push CPUs to 1,000 GHz
New tech could make consoles obsolete
Twitter’s potential overlooked by UK technology companies
Watch anonymous Wikipedia edits as they happen, where they happen