Geek Links of the Week

Peter Dinklage did an AMA on Reddit. He’s popping in and out as of posting so maybe the former Hand of the King and current Master of Coin will answer a late question of yours. [/r/IAmA]

Well, here’s something that shouldn’t surprise you. The NSA is reported to have exploited the Heartbleed Bug. It seems very underhanded to keep a major security flaw a secret just to exploit it in the name of “national security.” [Bloomberg]

I was going to give AMD’s new 295X2 GPU its own post but it looks like there’s a lot of news coming out of PAX East so that’ll dominate the early week posts. So here’s PC Gamer’s review of AMD’s new top-end graphics card. [PC Gamer]

Science is doing amazing things now. It was revealed this week that scientists grew vaginas for women with Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome and it went quite well. [The Verge]

Have you ever wondered how far Mario has to traverse in the first SMB game? Someone has figured that out for you. [Mental Floss]


About Steve Murray

Steve is the founder and editor of The Lowdown Blog and et geekera. On The Lowdown Blog, he often writes about motorsports, hockey, politics and pop culture. Over on et geekera, Steve writes about geek interests and lifestyle. Steve is on Twitter at @TheSteveMurray.

Posted on April 11, 2014, in Links of the Week. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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