links for 2008-09-24
September 24, 2008
They're rarely helpful. Actually, they usually add insult to injury. But what would computing be without 'em? Herewith, a tribute to a baker's dozen of the best (or is that worst?). The FailWhale is #9.
A Russian archaeologist says he has found the lost capital of the Khazars, a powerful nation that adopted Judaism as its official religion more than 1,000 years ago, only to disappear leaving little trace of its culture. Most eastern European Jews are believed to be descended from them, probably including my family.
MP3s of Sufi music from Senegal