Items for March 2022

Revisiting the INMOS Transputer

Tags: vintage, computers

How proprietary social-medias are shaping the future of Pepper&Carrot

Tags: comics, internet

Ukrainians watch astonished at Groundhog Day blunders

Tags: europe, war

Every Batman Movie And The Real-World Fears They Highlight

Tags: movies, society

Mediocre White Men are So. Fucking. Fragile.

Tags: gender, attitudes

The Static File Startup

The satire would be hilarious if it wasn't painful.

Tags: computers, business, humor

Romanian photo of the day: “Toys’ bridge” between Romania and Ukraine

Tags: cool, romania, toys

“I bought a one-way ticket”: Inside Russia’s sudden tech exodus

Tags: internet, politics

Blackbeard's No Kill Rule In Our Flag Means Death Might've Been Real

Despite his fearsome reputation, the real life Blackbeard had a surprising record of not killing his victims, which Our Flag Means Death explains.

Tags: movies, history

Dear open source developers: despite the license, GNU Info is proprietary software. It uses a custom format not supported by any other app, that's overly complex and has no reason to exist except that its creator thought he was smarter than everyone. Use literally anything else.

Tags: computers, updates

Why does Google get internationalization wrong?

I guess it’s “Advanced” to speak something other than English

Tags: big tech, language, representation

Wartime Is a Bad Time To Mess With the Internet

Tags: internet, war

Analyzing Every Second of the Classic Dial-Up Modem Sound

Tags: vintage, internet, tech

No need to declare captured Russian tanks, other equipment of invaders as income – NAPC

Tags: war, economics, humor

No need to declare captured Russian tanks, other equipment of invaders as income – NAPC

Tags: finance, humor