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The Year in Memes

14/12/2016 @ 22:58 UTC

Andy Baio : The Year in Memes - Select All goes deep with the internet’s own calendar

10×16

6/12/2016 @ 19:58 UTC

Andy Baio : 10×16 - artists reimagine the covers of their top 10 albums of the year

B.S. Detector

2/12/2016 @ 04:58 UTC

Andy Baio : B.S. Detector - browser add-on to denote unreliable news sources on Facebook

Internet Archive to mirror Wayback archives in Canada

30/11/2016 @ 02:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Internet Archive to mirror Wayback archives in Canada - “The history of libraries is one of loss.”

Lois Lane on Facebook

30/11/2016 @ 00:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Lois Lane on Facebook - face recognition is Superman’s other kryptonite

Slack client for the Commodore 64

30/11/2016 @ 00:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Slack client for the Commodore 64 - finally

Jenn Schiffer and Lucy Bellwood at XOXO 2016

30/11/2016 @ 00:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Jenn Schiffer and Lucy Bellwood at XOXO 2016 - The talks at this year’s XOXO were really, really good. It’s hard for me to stop myself from writing about every one as they’re released. But there were two in particular that I wanted to mention, from two of my favorite people in the wo

Datalegreya

28/11/2016 @ 18:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Datalegreya - OpenType font that mingles charts with text

SHOPAGEDDON.biz

26/11/2016 @ 00:58 UTC

Andy Baio : SHOPAGEDDON.biz - your eyes are your wallet

A Mathematician’s Perspective on the Divide

24/11/2016 @ 05:58 UTC

Andy Baio : A Mathematician’s Perspective on the Divide - Vi Hart argues that age was the critical factor for the election

Liza Daly’s Generative Blackout Poetry

24/11/2016 @ 05:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Liza Daly’s Generative Blackout Poetry - Inspired by National Novel Writing Month, Darius Kazemi started National Novel Generation Month in 2013, with the goal of writing code each November to generate a novel of at least 50,000 words. The entries are often surreal and playful, and occasiona

Go to Bed

23/11/2016 @ 12:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Go to Bed - A few weeks ago, I was rummaging through the Internet Archive’s computer magazine collection and stumbled on these cover illustrations from the Midnite Software Gazette, a Commodore user newsletter that ran from 1980 to 1987. Now, I think about the

Owlchemy’s Mixed Reality update is unreal

23/11/2016 @ 02:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Owlchemy’s Mixed Reality update is unreal - dynamic lighting and transparency with proper depth

Ask MetaFilter’s collection of interesting automated phone numbers

22/11/2016 @ 23:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Ask MetaFilter’s collection of interesting automated phone numbers - I recommend Here and There Along the Echo

John Roderick and the Myth of No Effort

22/11/2016 @ 21:58 UTC

Andy Baio : John Roderick and the Myth of No Effort - We’re almost done releasing the talk videos from the first day of XOXO 2016—including Mystery Show’s Starlee Kine, rapper/producer Sammus, Yelp whistleblower Talia Jane, and the brilliant Neil Cicierega. They’re all great. You shou

Everything Is Fucked (Keep On Going)

22/11/2016 @ 00:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Everything Is Fucked (Keep On Going) - a 60-second song from MetaFilter’s Josh Millard

Everything Is Fucked (Keep On Going)

21/11/2016 @ 22:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Everything Is Fucked (Keep On Going) - a 60-second song from MetaFilter’s Josh Millard

Full-color video player built in Factorio

21/11/2016 @ 22:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Full-color video player built in Factorio - this is just astounding; how it works

IFComp crowns its first non-parser game

21/11/2016 @ 19:58 UTC

Andy Baio : IFComp crowns its first non-parser game - This year’s Interactive Fiction Competition is over, and for the first time in its 22-year history, the winner can be played without a keyboard. IFComp is run by and for the interactive fiction community, a group of hobbyist writers and programmer

Who Will Command The Robot Armies?

20/11/2016 @ 17:58 UTC

nelson : Who Will Command The Robot Armies? - Remarkable cultural criticism talk

Andy Baio : Who Will Command The Robot Armies? - yet another amazing talk/essay from Maciej Ceglowski

Winter in America

19/11/2016 @ 04:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Winter in America - a road trip through Donald Trump’s America in the days before the election

Teaching good manners to soldiers in the 1940s

18/11/2016 @ 22:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Teaching good manners to soldiers in the 1940s - In February 1949, the U.S. Army published Personal Conduct for the Soldier, a pamphlet of etiquette and good behavior for its soldiers, a “code of personal good conduct” for daily life. Nearly every page includes a cartoon illustration, cove

Jason Scott on porting VLC to the browser

18/11/2016 @ 06:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Jason Scott on porting VLC to the browser - like the Emularity, a project with huge potential to make archived works more accessible

The end of What.cd, the internet’s biggest and best music collection

18/11/2016 @ 03:58 UTC

Andy Baio : The end of What.cd, the internet’s biggest and best music collection - After nearly a decade, invite-only music tracker What.cd closed today and deleted all its data after a raid by French authorities—a sad end to what was likely the largest, most active private torrent tracker ever. Founded the day Oink’s Pink P

nelson : what.cd eulogy - Appreciation of a music sharing community

Creativity in a Post-Trump America

15/11/2016 @ 00:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Creativity in a Post-Trump America - Last month, we decided to wait to release the XOXO talk videos until after the election—when the stress and anxiety of this political train wreck would finally be over. Yeah. Well. It’s hard not to feel a bit hopeless right now. Many of the thi

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