Hacking is a noble pursuit — it's what tinkerers do to create cool new machines and innovate. But the media is obsessed with using the word "hacker" interchangeably with "criminal." That's why IEEE Spectrum magazine has created this helpful chart (click to enlarge), in which they try to separate out the good hacks…
Does size matter? Compare the size of these seven video game words to the amount of enjoyment you got out of playing the game. Found via Digg.
Before Tecmo and Koei, before Square met Enix, before Namco found Bandai - this chart seeks to catalog the history of game studios - spinoffs, mergers, acquisitions, defections. It's also suitable for posterizing on your laundry room wall.