This is a good mix this week.
Your unrelated music of the week: OV / ER / LO / AD from the Kleptones. The last two are linked but not yet released, so if they don’t work yet, come back in a week.
All over the place this week.
Mini-theme: old hardware or new terminals, you pick.
UNIX history for the mini-theme this week.
Your unrelated animation of the week: Cyriak Animator Pro.
This is a good week for variety.
I am still not catching up to my RSS feeds but that’s OK, still plenty to read.
Classic Lazy Reading weirdness.
Your unrelated music link for the week: The Bug – Skeng. I’ve heard this a million times, but never the whole thing until now.
There’s a toy/game mini-theme this week.
A BSD followup: today’s SEMIBUG presentation from Peter Hansteen is at this Jitsi link, in about 5 hours from this post.
Mini-theme: C64, I guess?
- The Rise of the Small Internet. Gopher and Gemini. (via)
- The Old Computer Challenge: Start, Day 1, Day 3, Day 6, Day 7, and conclusion.
- Personal Computing On An Amiga In 2021. Another person taking up the challenge. (via)
- Related: Commodore 64 “Mod of the Year” (2015). (via)
- The Tao of Unicode Sparklines. Someday I will find the right use case for these. (via)
- The Emacs Lock-In Effect or the Emacs Sunk Cost Fallacy. (via)
- Empty npm package ‘-‘ has over 700,000 downloads. (via)
- the alternative limb project. (via)
- 700,000 lines of code, 20 years, and one developer: How Dwarf Fortress is built. (via)
- From previous source comments: emergent effects in complex game systems and also Dwarf Fortress Bugs.
- Daicon IV Opening Animation. From 1983 with copyright violations galore. (via)
- Smart Phone, Dumb Terminal. (via)
- A Tour of the Fuchsia Operating System. (via)
Physical parts and their history is the mini-theme.
Your unrelated music of the week: Jalang.
Mini-theme, barely: music.
No mini-theme this week.
The one good use of social media: jokes on an obscure theme. (via)