This is one of the more historical episodes of Lazy Reading.
- More links about TAOS, the odd operating system from last week, including its modern version.
- ZeroPhone, an open source cell phone you can assemble. Not off-the-shelf easy, but certainly a good idea.
- Turning vim into an IDE through vim plugins. (via)
- Almost everything on computers is perceptually slower than it was in 1983. (via)
- books chapter sixteen.
- A Net Before the Web, Part 3: Content and Competition. Continued from last week’s links.
- Encoded, Decoded. A history of USENET.
- Experiences from a Decade of TinyOS Development. (PDF, via)
- The underground story of Cobra, the 1980s’ illicit handmade computer. (via)