AES guide. This is lovely. In the style of http://www.xkcd.org/ http://www.moserware.com/2009/09/stick-figure-guide-to-advanced.html Fits in, I'm reading Cryptonomicon at the moment (fantastic by the way).
http://www.cryptonomicon.com/beginning.html I'm doing some duct-tape scripting myself these days, and we made a kayak from cardboard and duct tape :) http://www.joelonsoftware.com/items/2009/09/23.html
jwz the Duct-tape programmer http://jwz.livejournal.com/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/About:_URI_scheme
about:config in firefox, also about:plugins
in exploder About -> System Info