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"All the trash, flotsam and spillage of our society gets its moment there, where the tiniest obsession has its spot on the shelf, right next to Bach and charity and sunsets." (Okrent)



Chaos Computer Club (CCC Germany)

The L0pht

The Hacker's Choice (THC)

Computer Academic Underground (CAUGHQ)

Michal Zalewski

Moxie Marlinspike


E-books & Non-Volatile Storage Media (Books)

William Gibson's books @ the Cyberpunk Project

Data Smog: Surviving the Information Glut (David Shenk)


Hardware & Tech

Lady Ada's projects & schematics

Laptop modding

How to build a Cantenna and a WokFi

Hack a Day - a fresh hack each day

Survival Research Labs - SRL machines

Street Tech - hardware beyond the hype

Hack a Wii - Wiimote hacks & projects

Build your own low cost wireless network

Discover Circuits - free schematics

Holographic techniques


Trusted Computing

The Reset Attack @ Dartmouth PKI Lab

Attacking the TPM PC version 1.1 @ Root Labs

Attacking the TPM PC version 1.2 @ Root Labs


Operating Systems

Debian - GNU/Linux

Slackware - Volkerding's Linux distro

OpenBSD - free, secure BSD-based UNIX o.s.

A.R.O.S. - open-source OS compatible with AmigaOS 3.1

Haiku - open-source OS inspired by BeOS


BBS'es (Bulletin Board Systems)

The BBS Documentary

(flash video)



ASCII Art Dictionary - includes gallery and resources

Roy/SAC ANSI & ASCII Art archive

SixteenColors dot net


Demo Scene

CracktroPouet.net demoscene resources & community

Intro-Inferno - remakes of the glorious Amiga cracktros

Flashtro - more intro/cracktro conversions

Nectarine demoscene internet radio

Project ExoticA - Amiga and C64 game & demo music

Back2roots - Amiga culture directory project

Scene.org - scene portal

AMIdemos - demo videos

PC Demoscene FAQ


Emulation & Retrogaming

UAE (*nix) & WinUAE (windows) - THE Amiga emulator

DosBox, a x86 emulator for running DOS games on modern computers

Software Preservation Society - formerly C.A.P.S.

Goodolddays.net - Atari, Amiga, C64, NES, SNES, ZX Spectrum

Amiga Power (Amiga) - Abandonia (DOS) - C64 Preservation Project (C64)

Beneath a Steel Sky (cyberpunk game) now abandonware, for ScummVM


Elite Groups

Razor 1911

TRSI (Tristar & Red Sector Inc.)


Phrozen Crew


Assorted Resources

RFCs (RFC repository at IEFT)

Opcode database @ Metasploit

Free shell accounts (Linux, BSD, OpenVMS, Solaris, Ultrix, AIX)

Google Watch - info on Google's privacy policies, China censorship, online scraper

Cyberpunk Review

Cyberpunk Moscow Club

WikiPatents (free patents PDFs)

Boycott RIAA - all hail the Pirate Party

VisualComplexity - a visual exploration on mapping complex networks

PI to 4 million decimals (tar.gz)