Another linkdump!

  • has a complete version of the 5-part series, The Machine That Changed the World. This aired in 1992 and is both an excellent history of computing and also an interesting glimpse of the computing world before the World Wide Web steamrolled into the public eye. Part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, and part 5 are available. If you don’t have a Flash-enabled browser to watch them, part 5 has a link to a torrent of H.264 MP4 files that contain the same complete broadcase.
  • More old school nerditry: Dungeons & Dragons history, plus a rebuttal, all in far more depth than I thought possible.  (Via)
  • New school (rejectionist) nerditry: Ten ways to make an iPhone killer.