Favorite sites, shows, feeds, and links

Tech and security news

  • Slashdot
    News for nerds. Stuff that matters.
  • Soylent News
    Soylent News is people.
  • OMG! Ubuntu!
    News about Ubuntu with a focus on desktop Linux.
  • Ars Technica
    Science, tech, IT, and gaming news.
  • The Verge
    Technology, gaming, science, and entertainment reporting.
  • Hacker News
    User-submitted news aggregator with a focus on tech, software development, and business startups.
  • Krebs on Security
    Brian Krebs, an authoritative source for security news reporting.

News and discussion podcasts

Linux and tech podcasts


  • Penny Arcade
    Gaming and geekery.
  • Oglaf
    Usually adult-oriented. Sometimes pornographic. Always funny.
  • The Oatmeal
    Funny, touching, and insightful comics by Matthew Inman.
  • xkcd
    Nerd humor about computers, science, math, and physics.
  • User Friendly
    A long-running comic about the team at fictional ISP 'Columbia Internet'.


  • EVE Online
    The greatest sci-fi MMORPG ever created.
  • Aardwolf
    Any amazingly deep and involved text-mode fantasy RPG (MUD) with many realms to explore.
  • Warhammer 40k
    Tabletop miniatures wargaming set in the grimdark of the 41st century.
    The Generic Universal Role Playing System. Any setting, same rule system.
  • FATE
    A generic, narrative-style tabletop RPG system for story-telling with fewer dice rolls.