A sometimes odd but fascinating read around fandoms/fanfiction and how the communities use various services.
A story around exploiting the economics inside Minecraft for profit.
One of the founders of Stackoverflow talks about the perils of rewriting a codebase with examples from Netscape Navigator.
A fascinating website with classes devoted to the Halt and Catch Fire TV series. If you haven’t watched it do yourself a favour.
A fascinating story around DirecTV pirates in the early 2000’s and the lengths DirecTV went to brick pirate cards a week before the superbowl. A few more interesting articles can be found here and here.
Some controversy developed in 1999 concerning the Instant Messaging service provided by America Online (AOL), which had at that time become very popular only recently.
Interesting story around a forgotten employee still on the payroll but with no direction.
Moscow University students built an illegal network to meet their needs. Everything from shoddy cabling to network wars.
A very interesting system to identify military radar via satellite imagery.