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about 2 hours ago The Rise and Fall of Visual Basic
about 3 hours ago Why is this mystery man wearing a pyramid hat on the Tube?
4 days ago Floppycasts - 1.44MB Podcasts
4 days ago The Forgotten Operating System That Keeps the NYC Subway System Alive
5 days ago (2017) People Start Hating Their Jobs at Age 35
5 days ago Copy Protection In The 80s, Showcased By Classic Game Dungeon Master
5 days ago Review: The RC2014 Z80 Computer
7 days ago (2014) Geoff's Projects - Maximite Basic
7 days ago How to Get Your Apartment Off the Grid
7 days ago (2018) Ditch the Batteries: Off-Grid Compressed Air Energy Storage
7 days ago The Oral History of Four Loko
7 days ago (2017) Modern Day Gopher: The Protocol That the Web Beat
7 days ago (2016) ChalkBot: Building a drawing robot with Arduino and Python
7 days ago The Pentagon has a laser that can identify people from a distance—by their heartbeat
8 days ago Without a GUI--How to Live Entirely in a Terminal | Linux Journal
9 days ago FreeDOS's Linux Roots | Linux Journal
9 days ago Why plants don’t die from cancer
10 days ago The Power Of Directional Antennas
11 days ago (2014) Zusie - My Relay Computer
11 days ago Hacked Calipers Make Automated Measurements A Breeze
14 days ago Bitcoin mining on an Apollo Guidance Computer: 10.3 seconds per hash
16 days ago (2017) ceu-lang
17 days ago I have found an excellent programmer named Steve Wozniac
18 days ago Restoring a Late-90s Packard Bell Multimedia PC | Make:
18 days ago For 40 Years, Crashing Trains Was One of America’s Favorite Pastimes
18 days ago (2017) A Genetic Fix to Put the Taste Back in Tomatoes
18 days ago (2016) How the Internet works: Submarine fiber, brains in jars, and coaxial cables
20 days ago (2016) What Pigeons Teach Us About Love - Issue 33: Attraction - Nautilus
20 days ago I was wrong about spreadsheets, and I’m sorry
20 days ago The compact disc era may finally be entering its hospice stage