take me down to parallax city where the back moves slow and the front moves quickly
If you're in the #Houston area, the Houston Computer Museum is liquidating its entire collection, mostly pre-2000 machines: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1178156389355802/ Selected images of available items attached. #retrocomputing
whoopsie he said the quiet part out loud
Germany's national healthcare system adopts Matrix for communication
(submitted by Arathorn)
there it is
There's a simulation on this page of what SIGSALY probably sounded like. It seems barely understandable, and they required 40 racks of equipment on each end just to get this level of quality.
Yesterday I was reading about SIGSALY, the WW2 encryption system used by the allies and I'm kind of staggered they were doing digital, encrypted speech transmission this early? Used vocoders just a couple of years after they were invented, and a one-time pad that was stored on an identical pair of vinyl records? Wild.
"Endlessh": a fake SSH server that is actually a tarpit that slowly sends an endless banner: