rationallyPARANOID has a list of commercial products that included malware since 2000.
Apple iPhone 4: The Dark Side of the Force -- Reality distortion field remains strong with Steve Jobs after antennagate.Submitted by ant on Mon, 07/19/2010 - 6:25am. Apple | Art/Design | Audio | Communication | Funny Videos/Animations | Hardware | New Version/Update/Upgrade | News | Personal | Religion/Culture | Shopping | Sight Seeings | Software | Technology
This XKCD comic strip shows what your overlord and other computer people/geeks/nerds go through with support
This Dilbert comic strip shows why your overlord doesn't help with other people's computers
Starring the Computer is "a website dedicated to the use of computers in film and television/TV. Each appearance is catalogued and rated on its importance (i.e., how important it is to the plot), realism (how close its appearance and capabilities are to the real thing) and visibility (how good a look does one get of it).
Pingdom reports the developer obsession with code names with 114 interesting examples
This three pages Bit-tech.net article talks about "why everything is trying to be an role playing game (RPG) now" -- "Twenty years ago, the idea of levelling up in a game was confined to a very specific genre: the role-playing game, whose systems were based on pen-and-paper games such as Dungeons & Dragons (D&D). Today, you can still level up in an RPG such as Dragon Age, but you can also level up in far wider variety of games, from sports titles to first perspective shooter (FPS) games... The vast majority of modern games monitor, quantify and reward your skills in a way that would only have been familiar to the biggest geeks in the 1980s.