txt2html is a Perl program that uses the HTML::TextToHTML perl module to convert plain text to HTML. It supports headings, lists, tables, simple character markup, hyperlinking and is highly customizable. It recognizes some of the apparent structure of the source document (mostly whitespace and typographic layout) and attempts to mark that structure explicitly using HTML.
Waterfall is a visualization plugin for XMMS. It's yet another spectrum analyzer, but it presents the data better, which makes it more interesting to watch. Most analyzers show a changing 2D bar graph of frequency vs. intensity. This one shows a scrolling 4D plot of frequency, time, intensity, and a configurable fourth variable mapped to hue.
rediscovering distributed caching
Or we could just install Squid proxies everywhere and get all the benefits of a hierarchical proxy network without having to buy into FreeNet's political agenda and other problems. What happens when the content gets updated?