Internet footnote: Alta Vista, the football of Internet search engines, gets passed from Digital Equipment (remember them?) to Compaq, to CMGI, and now to Overture (aka goto.com). This dates me, but I can actually remember when AV was by far the best Internet search engine. This puts Overture clearly in the "distant second to Google" position, with Inktomi (recently bought by Yahoo) in third.
Paul Graham has a great piece entitled Why Nerds Are Unpopular. It's pretty deep and goes into intelligence, the role of teenagers in society, and many other interesting things. Recommended...
More to bookmark than to read: Tom's Hardware has an exhaustive review of 65 processors released between 1994 and today, ranging from a P100 to today's P4 3GHz...
WMD 404. ;)