An oldie but a goodie: David Bennabaum on learning how to program and be a sys admin at his high school in his youth.
Animata is an open source real-time animation software, designed to create animations, interactive background projections for concerts, theatre and dance performances.
No more false IDs on Metafilter! Now researchers in Italy have developed a program that can spot enough subtle differences between two authors' works to attribute authorship.
WE ARE WATCHING YOU. "The FBI added that its research is 'always mindful of constitutional, privacy and commercial equities,' and that its use of new technology can be challenged in court and in Congress." No really, go ahead, try and stop us if you don't like it. That's your (snicker, snicker) right.