weekly reel January 16, 2022
Hi frendz. Lots of gud newly-discovered music this week: Colin Fisher, Willie Dunn, Labelle.
Reflections of the Invisible World by Colin Fisher (bandcamp.com)
Creation Never Sleeps, Creation Never Dies: The Willie Dunn Anthology (bandcamp.com)
Éclat by Labelle (bandcamp.com)
Berlin’s urban transformation is wunderbar: an SF transplant’s view.
Kottke: Fashion for hostile architecture.
Robert Wills - Light years ahead: The 1969 Apollo Guidance Computer (AGC), thx Heinz. I like the 6 design principles he extracts:
- Use a high-level language
- Divide into jobs
- Restart on failure
- Checkpoint good state
- Hardware monitors the software
- Send telemetry
Yahtzee Croshaw – Extra Punctuation: Bad games are better than bland games.
Steam - Mon Bazou, a.k.a. Need For Speed: Côte Nord, featuring un simulateur de coupe de bois, de cabane à sucre, et de culture de cannabis.
Vice: Google’s union-busting “Project Vivian” campaign.
Wired: Google’s alleged scheme to corner the online ad market.