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Tech, Comp Stuff

Who invented the video game cartridge? – How a forgotten company’s 1970s technical breakthrough launched a billion-dollar business and helped spawn a new creative medium.
1984 PC Mag.. “Who Needs a Keyboard?”
who needs a keyboard

MIT Tech Review Mag cover
MIT Tech review

The Emularity

An open source tool that extracts a random but referentially valid subset of your production database for testing/dev purposes

Brief History on Graphics

Free tool for making computerized music
GitHub
link

The Internet Archive is now one of the mirrors for the Stone Oakvalley Collection, 100,000s of C64/Amiga recordings.

Beautiful Computer generated watercolors animations

Typewriter Art (1974) Full book 33mb

Turning PacMan Into A Street-Based Chase Game Using Smartphones – MIT Tech Review

Hexelsa brand new, grid-based art program for Mac and PC that lets you paint with shapes.

How Amazon tricks you into thinking it always has the lowest prices – Re/code

How Google “Translates” Pictures into Words Using Vector Space Mathematics – Google engineers have trained a machine-learning algorithm to write picture captions using the same techniques it developed for language translation.

EAI – TR-10 Analog Computer Brochure (1960-61)

Science

Architecture That’s Part Space Opera, Part Science
A new exhibition of projects by the wildly experimental Bjarke Ingels Group shows a commitment to functional sci-fi design.

Wonderfully designed bird websitehttp://www.audubon.org/

There is so much more to flying frogs than flying frogs

Super-Resolution From a Single Image

200 Year old map change how we see the world – Nasa Earth Observatory  – Discovery News

History

200 Year old map change how we see the world – Nasa Earth Observatory  – Discovery News

The Palace of shame that makes china angry – Piece on the Anglo-French looting & destruction of the Beijing Summer Palace in 1860

Wonderful new podcast. 10 USA Presidents. First episode Richard Nixon Hosted by Dan Carlin   —  WebsiteItunes

Extra history on twitter (pretty much me)

Misc

Free tool for making computerized music
GitHub
link

Architecture That’s Part Space Opera, Part Science
A new exhibition of projects by the wildly experimental Bjarke Ingels Group shows a commitment to functional sci-fi design.

Blade Runner sketchbook

Beautiful Computer generated watercolors animations

The Public Domain Project Makes 10000 Film Clips, 64000 Images & Many Audio Files Free to Use – Open Culture

Typewriter Art (1974) Full book 33mb

Hexelsa brand new, grid-based art program for Mac and PC that lets you paint with shapes.

Build your own acoustic panels

Katsuhiro Otomo – Who’s he?

When is an ‘Island’ Not an ‘Island’ in International Law? The Riddle of Dinkum Sands in the case of US v. Alaska – Durham University International Boundaries Research Unit

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