links for 2008-11-19

  • This HDCP crap on laptops sucks. Nice job, Apple, making it impossible to play video on nearly every projector on Earth.
  • Great shot.
  • "In the November 2008 issue of *BoatU.S.* magazine, there's a reference to a new GPS satellite being switched on. It uses the identifier "PRN 32", which causes some […] Northstar GPS units to become confused and shut down." This smells like a fixed-sized, 32-element array. Dear programmers, stop doing that.