HALT AND CATCH FIRE SYLLABUS 🔥
This has been on my mind for a long time, and now it's a real thing!
I would like it if you watched something I made about how the web and I grew up together (only if you have 15 uninterrupted minutes to spare). https://ashleyblewer.com/throttled.html
'Preserving Worlds is a documentary series about aging virtual worlds'
OK happy to report that I’ve responsibly withdrawn from my two part-time jobs even though it was very painful for me, because at one point I very much enjoyed both. But right now, I’m so burnt out that I don’t enjoy anything so I know it’s what I’ve had to do (and have been avoiding doing for many months). I hope this helps.
This is pretty neat
The Internet Archive has a French Silk Sample book from 1895
I like the flowers the most
It's amazing how some of these haven't changed in almost 126 years. Probably longer
Last year, we spent 51 days at sea during the passage from Japan to Canada, it was the hardest thing we had ever done. We kept a physical logbook of daily happenings onboard. This is that logbook, revised, and with a ton of extra notes.
Getting into the details: “Reading the header of a wav file”: https://onestepcode.com/read-wav-header/
I’ve consulted the I Ching on many matters and it’s never been as consistently positive as it has about this one thing I’ve been asking it about https://bits.ashleyblewer.com/i-ching/#x1oxx0
ruffle-rs 👀 https://github.com/ruffle-rs/ruffle
We still need hosts (for Q&A and chat moderation) for these talks:
- the welcome talk,
- #Gemini, a modern protocol that looks retro
- Scan2Run - Reviving old listings in MAME emulator
- Why your PC only has sixteen colors
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