Aug 4, 2020
Replacing YouTube & Invidious — "Subscribing" to Youtube channels via youtube-dl. This is very close to my setup and I'm very happy with it. (via)
Aug 2, 2020
Illustrated Self-Guided Course On How To Use The Slide Rule — Includes a virtual slide rule so that you can try from your computer (via)
#retro #programming #math
Jul 25, 2020
SNES game prototypes being compiled from leaked source code — Check it out: "First up there's this Yoshi's Island proto with different UI graphics, placeholder music from Mario World, and has a prefix of 'Super Mario Bros. 5'"
Jul 18, 2020
Hackers Tell the Story of the Twitter Attack From the Inside — MUST READ article with more details of the Twitter hack. Plausible and consistent with the facts, I'm inclined to believe it. (via)
#security #internet #crypto
Jul 15, 2020
Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Cash App, Ripple all hacked on Twitter — Very interesting that the attacker decided to pull a crypto scam instead of another type of message. I can think of a few better ideas with that kind of exposure. Eagerly awaiting the postmortem. (via)
#security #internet #crypto
Jul 14, 2020
I Know What You Download on BitTorrent — A reminder that your IP is broadcasted in p2p services to anybody who is listening (via)
Jul 11, 2020
Don't close your MacBook, MacBook Air, or MacBook Pro with a cover over the camera — Apple is on the wrong. Camera covers have a different function that indicator lights. I don't want to be notified when a rogue or buggy app takes a picture of me, I want to *avoid* it! (via)
Jul 4, 2020
Websites That Look Like Desktop Apps — If you are a fan of websites, web apps and portfolios which resemble desktop graphical user interfaces here is a curated list. Check out Simone's main website too! (via)
Jul 3, 2020
Beware the Google Password Manager — You may have saved some passwords in Chrome, even if you don't remember it. Make sure to purge them from Google Password if you don't use Chrome anymore. (via)
Jun 27, 2020
Alpha Waves, the first 3D platformer ever — Very interesting and visual presentation of early 3D games, with some history about the legendary French studio Infogrames. (via)
Jun 21, 2020
Papercraft Models — Construct the computer from your childhood or build an entire computer museum at home with these paper models, free to download and share. Print, Cut, Score, Fold and Glue. (via)
Jun 20, 2020
My Favorite CLI Tools — A good collection, with screenshots and usage examples. Some were new for me.
Jun 11, 2020
Report: Facebook Helped the FBI Exploit Vulnerability in a Secure Linux [...] — Fascinating story with tons of technical and ethical implications. (via)
Jun 10, 2020
10 Things We Miss About The 1990's Internet — This video that reminds us of the delights of downloading midi files and watching 140px 1fps fish webcams :_).
Jun 5, 2020
How to Do a Five-Day Food and Tech Fast — Tips on how to do a short retreat with no food and no tech. (via)
Jun 4, 2020
Getting started with Finnish and Old German Folklore — Good discussion on classical influences on Tolkien's books.
The Lord of the Rings (1944) - YouTube — Hilarious 9-minute masterpiece that parodies LotR using cuts from black and white movies.
#humor #lotr #genius
May 31, 2020
Hundred Rabbits — Fascinating content from two people who live off grid on a sailboat.
TuxURLs – World's simplest Linux news aggregator — A great dashboard to check every morning and make sure you don't miss important Linux news. (via)
DaddaRuleKonge - itch.io — PDF encyclopedias of all games available for each console, with a short description and screen shots. Print versions also available.
May 29, 2020
An Altair connected to the Internet — SDF user jebug29 has connected their Altair to the internet, and set up SSH access to play with it!
GitHub - jcs/progman — An OpenBSD window manager that mimics Windows 3.1. (via)
Linux Sucks 2020 — I've been following this series from Bryan Lunduke for some years, never disappoints. (via)
May 25, 2020
Windows 95 in 2020 - 25 Years Later — A very cute nostalgic celebration of the 25th birthday of Windows 95.
May 23, 2020
Debunking Fake Cooking Videos — Not a big surprise, but this made me realize that we're being increasingly played by media. Our online lives are directed by maybe only half a dozen algorithms. (via)
May 21, 2020
Sxmo: Simple X Mobile - A Pinephone UI that is simple and suckless — If you ever wanted to manage your phone apps with dwm and compose your texts using vi, this is for you. (via)
#genius #mobile #unix
May 20, 2020
The Miracle Sudoku — "I never thought I'd watch a 25-minute video of a guy playing Sudoku, but here we are". Yup. (via)
#masterpiece #videos #puzzle
Antidepressants or Tolkien — Test your LotR skills! (via)
May 15, 2020
Virtual Reality DOS — You are in a very retro VR room, and in front of you, a computer with DOS installed. Delightful. (via)
Windows 3.1 in WebVR — Another emulator-inside-a-vr-environment experiment. The win31 installation is full of goodies, don't miss this! (via)
May 14, 2020
This Word Does Not Exist — Words which are generated by an AI, but it really seems they were invented by a witty novelist. More impressive than you'd think. (via)
May 11, 2020
Pinephone first steps — This is one of those aspirational projects I'd love to tackle on, if only I had time. I really wish I could make my own cellphone. (via)
The FLOPKEY, a keyboard which you type on by inserting specially labeled floppy disks — I... am speechless. Please, you have to see this. (via)
May 10, 2020
Dithering — Gruber and Ben Thompson try a monetized short podcast model. Insta-subscribed! (via)
A Parks and Recreation Special - Full Special - YouTube — Parks and Rec special? Count me in! This show always put a smile on my face, and this episode was no different. Cute as ever. (via)
Library JSON - A Proposal for a Decentralized Goodreads — I was thinking exactly about this concept a few days ago. We need to start decentralizing sites used for reviews of books, movies, and others. I will seriously think about implementing this in the short term. (via)
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