Code Review of Doom For the iPhone
iPhone doom is a port from an existing GL port of doom (namely prboom) back to idsoftware and onto the iphone. So yes, someone has done it years ago, and yes, id leveraged that.
BT Wants Cash For iPlayer, Video Bandwidth
There's a good article in Wired UK ish 1 (online at http://www.wired.co.uk/wired-magazine/archive/2009/04/features/the-man-who-saved-the-bbc.aspx) which covers some of the internal culture change that happened around when the iPlayer got revamped and lost its windows-only roots.
Attempting To Reframe "KDE Vs. GNOME"
We must have been using a different GNUStep.
SoHo NAS With Good Network Throughput?
I'll second that. The n2100 can barely manage 10Mbps in my experience, despite having dual gigE NICs.
Ubuntu Ports To ARM
there are flash plugins for ARM, mind :)