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.
A report I co-wrote on digital staffing in museums was just published by #knightfoundation: https://knightfoundation.org/reports/digital-transformation-an-assessment-of-grants-supporting-digital-staff-in-museums/ Some decent #musetech nuggets in there.
Change your Slack passwords if you use Slack on an Android device: https://www.androidpolice.com/2021/02/05/that-slack-email-you-just-got-asking-to-reset-your-password-is-legit-not-a-scam/
Looks like Slack was storing passwords in plaintext for a period of about a month.
Really nice writeup from Slack on their January 4th outage. https://slack.engineering/slacks-outage-on-january-4th-2021/
Attn train enthusiasts. Via @minga - https://store.steampowered.com/app/1134710/NIMBY_Rails/
NIMBY Rails - a game where we can put train lines anywhere we want on a real-world map.
The trailer even includes the phrase "EXPRESS YOUR STRONG OPINIONS ON RAIL NETWORKS".
This is the best email I’ve ever read http://www.mit.edu/afs.new/sipb/user/marthag/postscript/burritos
Even more than Sorcerian, I’m excited about Sepas Channel. It’s an original, mobile/DSi-exclusive RPG with a look that’s kind of halfway between Earthbound and The World Ends With You. This game is great, give it a try when it comes out. http://www.gmodecorp.com/gmodearchives/sepaschannel/
Good Switch import news - G-mode are bringing their old mobile port of Sorcerian to the Switch! These pre-smartphone mobile ports are pretty historically significant but basically impossible for anyone to play, even in Japan - so the rerelease is very welcome. http://www.gmodecorp.com/gmodearchives/sorcerian/
The whole G-Mode Archives line is really interesting and there are some forgotten gems in there. Even the mediocre stuff is interesting in its own right. Grateful they’re being made available.
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