BitTyrant: The “Selfish” BitTorrent Client

BitTyrant is a new "selfish" BitTorrent client based on Azureus. The developers claim that it speeds up downloads by up to 70% by connecting to the peers that have high upload speeds, and peers that give you the best send / receive ratio.

Documentary: The Power of Nightmares

This a series of three BBC documentaries that show how fear is an ultimate tool for politicians to preserve their power. As director Adam Curtis puts it, "Instead of delivering dreams, politicians now promise to protect us: from nightmares."

Disciples II: Dark Prophecy on


Game companies have recently started distributing demos of their games over BitTorrent. Most stay away from "illegal" torrent sites like The Pirate Bay to avoid confusing customers, so the focus seems to be on An excellent turn-based strategy game called Disciples II: Dark Prophecy is one of the demos…