Physical parts and their history is the mini-theme.
- The earth is speeding up recently. Literally, 2028 may be less than a year long.
- Sam and Max Hit the Road, an in-depth history. The original 1990s comics origin is noteworthy. (reminded via)
- hi analysis.
- Amazon + Kindle means less books for all of us.
- AIRAMP: Bringing Winamp Into The Real World!
- LED Pocketwatch.
- Ways of reading without the influence of community.
- Signal Boost Bots And Manipulated Trending Content (about halfway down the page. Spam mechanisms as involuntary attention-boosters.
- History of the Kensington security slot. Chances are you are sitting about 2 feet away from one right now.
- How the IBM PC won then lost the personal computer market. (via)
- Why and How you should start using Onion Networking. (via)
- “Paleo PNGs”.
- 50 Years of Text Games: 1998: Photopia and 1999: King of Dragon Pass.
- A 5,400 character typewriter. Pre-Unicode, obviously. Check the source link for some neat historic pictures on other topics.
Your unrelated music of the week: Jalang.