If you ever wanted to learn how to hack 8-bit computer games as a kid using the tools of the day, this is your chance. A step-by-step guide to finding …
Do you see a Duck or a Rabbit in the thumbnail? What are sensory illusions and how do they work? And how does the media use illusion to tell you a stor…
Solène created a week-long personal computing challenge around old computers. I chose to use an Amiga exclusively for personal computing for the week. …
Do you remember when you last listened to music? I mean listening as a foreground, not background activity. I used to do this all the time. But not now…
There are some amazing technologies that can change peoples lives for the better, none involving an app or subscription. A Solarpunk future is here for…
An introduction to people I love from the world of outsider art, music and technology.
In the first week of 2021 I took the Unix kool-aid acid test and spent a week studying Plan 9 from Bell Labs. See how I got on with the Sagrada Familia…
And experimental Operating Systems. And TempleOS features of note. And instruments built from recycled electronics. And "Intimate haptic libraries"...
We look back at older computers with rose tinted spectacles, but can we look forward with them? What might a computer with a 100 year lifespan look lik…
Tales From The Dork Web #23
Somehow, the holy grail of informatics turned into a poisoned chalice. There are spaces beyond the World Wide Web where people are building a brave new…
Tales From The Dork Web #21