Ah yes, the wonderful article about social software and groupings online. I remember reading that a year or two ago. Amazing how stuff gets around on the 'net, eh?
And yeah, we are doing quite good by those standards. "Higher rank == more votes" and whatnot.
AG: Heck of a kid, aye? Seen it before, but it's still amazing. (On the other hand, my old trig teacher could do square roots of insane levels in his head. Admittedly, I think he was using a formula, or rules of square roots, but still quite amazing.)
Old, and hasn't been updated in a while, but a decent webpage for various activities that use different algorithms:http://www.geocities.com/ResearchTriangle/Lab/1767/pol.html
"Sick of hearing people name off algorithms that you should use, yet you have no clue what they are, much less how to implement them? Sick of people who won't take the time to explain algorithms and instead reference you to a book that you can't afford? Well, here's some info to help you out, for both the beginner and the advanced."
I found it quite helpful when I was looking up ray tracing, and I learned new stuff about exactly how some compression algorithms work.