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Well, there’s one PS1 mystery solved. There’s a game by Culture Brain I’ve seen pop up on a lot of unreleased game lists, but some people insisted it really exists. A copy sold on Mercari for $150 recently, and they have photos. It exists!

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Pleased to report that @jomc and I are speaking at a free online event hosted by the Internet Archive and Library Futures on Apr 28. We will be discussing her book Lurking, and what happened when "in the 1990's and early aughts, people became users, and users put their trust in a corporation to do the job of a library."

Library friends: do you have opinions on the different library programs in Canada? A friend is looking at going into children’s librarianship and could use feedback from people who have experience at different schools.

Every now and then I remember that there’s a real, honest-to-goodness OS named eComStation

Writing a new programming language where instead of all strings being UTF-8, they’re MARC-8

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RMS, open letter, signing 

There’s power-over-ethernet, and there’s ethernet-over-power. But can you do power-over-ethernet-over-power?

My favourite record store is reopening!! Their location burned down last year, destroying a lot of their stock. I’m so happy they’re bouncing back. If you’re a music lover in Vancouver please check out their site and grab a record.

Gofundme collected a set of verified fundraisers to help those affected baby the Atlanta shootings:

I… had no idea that glibc once had features that existed specifically and exclusively for Emacs.

I’m on vacation between jobs so I’m mostly giving myself a break from programming or anything work-related, except I got into tweaking some obscure arcade code, so I guess I’m not 100% taking a mental break.

In 2021 let’s start writing everything in QBASIC again

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