A WT.Social profile. I have no idea if it’s going to last or if I’ll decide to consign it to the void.
An interesting little talk from the early days of Archive Team.
There’s lots of media out there that, either due to cost or just that HD elements never existed, will never be remastered for modern displays. Blackadder, Red Dwarf, early Doctor Who; all of these could be rejuvenated for the 21st century.
The online backup company Backblaze – of which I am a reasonably satisfied long-term customer – makes statistics about the hard drives they use public. A chap called Ryan Smith took this telemetry and, with a little data wrangling and some educated guesses, worked out large parts of their business model – including important elements of their asset replacement cycle.
Telemetry is creepy. Turn it off.
This is non-trivially creepy. While the impressionist is a professional, the actual face swap appears to have been done by an enthusiastic amateur and so, with more time and resources, could probably be improved.
After putting it off for some time, I have now set up Let’s Encrypt on this little toy web server and it all seems to work! Now to see if it keeps working…
Bad Request Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand. The number of request header fields exceeds this server's limit.
Does anyone else get this? I seem to have broken the BBC website. I don’t seem to get it anywhere else and it doesn’t happen all the time but, when it does, I don’t seem to be able to get that chrome session to ever load that page.
An Apple focused history of software Easter Eggs. It’s a nice watch over your morning tea.