weekly reel January 1, 2023

Feliz año nuevo, nerdz, and music with Janel Leppin, merci Juju.

Ensemble Volcanic Ash by Janel Leppin (bandcamp.com)

News

Tom7 - PAC-TOM: Running every street in Pittsburgh.

SMBC: Oops, JPEG, Real life.

Tech

[fr] Jérôme Denis & David Pontille : La maintenance ou l’art invisible de faire durer les choses.

Ferd: A bridge over a river never crossed, and the idea of Falsework, “a temporary structure used to support a permanent structure while it is not self-supporting” 👍.

Wladimir Palant: South Korea’s online security dead end.

Kottke: Super Mario Bros was designed on graph paper.

The Needling: Portland startup to mine artisanal Bitcoin using only slide rules and graph paper 😄, via jwz.

jwz: Floppy disc assembly line.

Shitty tech ℹ️

Josh Strife Hayes: Abusive game monetization strategies.

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