take me down to parallax city where the back moves slow and the front moves quickly
Great thread on OLPC and how it... didn't quite work out.
Home computing pioneer Sir Clive Sinclair dies aged 81
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It's a kind of theft, really.
Programming is magic. We are wizards for knowing it. We should be summoning daemons, calling things up by their true names, touching the source. We should be wanderers, like Ged or Gandalf, transforming the world around us in subtle and powerful ways as we move through it.
Somehow, this vision of our role was stolen from us in favor of business casual and "disrupting" industries.
Amazed at the amount of effort that's evidently been put into this
Giant magnet strong enough to lift an aircraft carrier on its way to France, it will form the core of the ITER prototype fusion reactor:
this shit is literally making me lose my goddamn mind. there is so much going on here
Ahhhh my bad I was thinking of the Commodore 64