@dsalo yeah, everything I've heard from folks doing DV transfer regularly is that the dongle-on-dongle-on-dongle approach still works even to get things into USB-C Thunderbolt 4 ports; but it just sounds like a troubleshooting nightmare to me

if I knew *anything* about hardware hacking that would be super fun to try to take an old PCI FireWire expansion card and try to shrink the design down to this Framework, this is a cool project

@VickyRampin what's your graphics card + driver situation?

seems like it could either be an upstream Zoom client + Ubuntu 22.04 thing or an Nvidia driver + Ubuntu 22.04 thing, a couple suggestions that might be worth trying in here:
askubuntu.com/questions/140524

@joe I'll have to give it a shot in a VM! I still have some sample flux images from some Apple II floppies the Beinecke was struggling with, I was always curious how AppleSauce might handle them

@joe oooh I didn't realize it was like the Kryoflux or FluxEngine client software and you could use without hardware. Is it still macOS-only?

Have any reMarkable users played with rmfakecloud? Seems like what I've been wanting to sync my tablet in a meaningful way to my Nextcloud, but a little nervous about it

Also curious what kind of hardware folks run it on. Raspberry Pi? Could it maybe run on the same VPS my Nextcloud is already on?

github.com/ddvk/rmfakecloud

Forget the secret Prince tapes or whatever, release the Ishtar soundtrack

I finally pieced together all the tutorials that folks on the birdsite linked me on APIs, a GUI tool that makes (some) visual sense to me, someone else's Python script, and some half-baked/auto-generated documentation into a successful GET request on an EaaSI deployment and I'm so stunned I forgot what to do next

A quirk of our apartment is that our landlord provides and controls the wifi (he's a WFH San Francisco expat tech manager of some sort) - nice in that he shouldered the cost/brunt of getting both our households set up with the highest-tier service option available (covered with rent) and set up a good mesh network, downside is that I don't have router control ergo can't set up all the weird home servers I want

Oh yeah also I forgot to mention that I have a lot of random opinions about Soviet and Russian cinema so definitely enjoy @CinemaMillions now that you're all on the fedi

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Frankly not sure whether I ever did a proper post, so making one I can pin:

Hello, new and seasoned fediverse! My name's Ethan, I live in central Massachusetts in the U.S I'm also a struggling puzzle addict and I'm curious about tech. I post too much about work (as a digital archivist) so trying to post more about what I'm reading, watching, playing.

I keep several long-form blogs if that's your thing:
patchbay.tech
bestfilmofourlives.blog
ethan-gates.com/blog

Mellon Foundation and Doodle re-branding on the same day: coincidence?

New EaaSI training module out, this time introducing what we mean by an "EaaSI network" and how we use OAI-PMH:

softwarepreservationnetwork.or

By god, I just might actually finish 8 of these before the end of the grant period as promised!

NYU Cinema Studies still using a VirtualBox setup I put together five years ago to access artists' CD-ROMs, giving me a pick-me-up after two weeks of wrangling with the uncertain future of a grant-funded term position 🤗

interactivemediaarchive.wordpr

We used to have this debate in grad school: if they are two sides of the same coin (conceptually encompassing different sets of activities and concerns but at some level useless without the other), what's coin called

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The Nintendo/game preservation debate going around has confirmed for me more than ever that we need a new word in English that encompasses the concepts of both preservation and access

I am *still* clicking "Deny" on VPN authentication requests, don't think I've let you off the hook Duo

No, this is not a post about Wordle, and yes, this is a post about Wordle.

Ethan Gates | Puzzling
ethan-gates.com/2022/01/puzzli

A thing I love about snap apps is how the font cache corrupts literally every time you quit a program

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