2016-07-16 13:51 Online syntax highlighting for the masses!
2016-07-16 00:42 ASCII art tutorial by Joan Stark
2016-07-16 00:12 Okay, all the old content should now be here. So, gmb is hereby inaugurated.
2016-07-13 00:00 Poke-chalking
2016-07-12 00:00 Online Apollo Guidance Computer Simulator
2016-07-11 00:00 Beneath a Steel Sky
2016-07-11 00:00 Hunsinger's Disease
2016-07-10 00:00 What is agile software development like?
2016-07-07 00:00 Whenever I have my computer connected to a printer (especially when said printer is in another room) I'm scared to accidentally print stuff.
2016-07-06 00:00 This is an awesome business card.
2016-07-04 00:00 Chocolatey. "The package manager for Windows"
2016-06-28 00:00 deep sea wyrms
2016-06-27 00:00 Telehack
2016-06-26 00:00 #pixelfies
2016-06-26 00:00 pi-top. I want one of those. I absolutely don't need it -- four laptops should do, shouldn't they? -- but I want to have one. ... okay, okay. Playing around with one for an hour or two would suffice.
2016-06-26 00:00 Today I met a former classmate I last met about three years ago. She's now working in extraterrestrial geophysics and processing data from the Hubble telescope. Wow.
2016-06-08 00:00 Plugged in the scanner, worked out of the box. I love Ubuntu.
2016-06-07 00:00 I'm a fucking webmaster
2016-06-03 00:00 World's first 3D-printed office building completed in Dubai
2016-05-31 00:00 Music from very short programs - the 3rd iteration (YouTube video)
2016-05-31 00:00 Experimental music from very short C programs (YouTube video)
2016-05-31 00:00 Algorithmic symphonies from one line of code -- how and why
2016-05-13 00:00 "Common Sans Is a typeface that replaces the word refugee with the word human."
2016-05-30 00:00 The HTML Hell Page
2016-05-30 00:00 my current wallpaper
2016-05-30 00:00 I love Rube Goldberg machines.
2016-05-30 00:00 irl Pong table
2016-05-25 00:00 Star Wars Episode IV in one picture. 1.024 x 465.152 pixels.
2016-05-25 00:00 Survive42
2016-05-24 00:00 Color My Desk. Background info on that project.
2016-05-23 00:00 Animator vs. Animation II (YouTube video)
2016-05-17 00:00 Humans TXT
2016-05-12 00:00 GeoCities Forever
2016-05-12 00:00 Whenever I come across an apparently empty web page I take a look at the source, because I am afraid to miss something.
2016-05-12 00:00 Microsoft Linux
2016-05-11 00:00 I did not know the term Brutalist Websites existed.
2016-05-11 00:00 The Next Rembrandt
2016-05-10 00:00 Universal Greeting Time
2016-05-09 00:00 The 1993 Social Network. Interesting view of a common UNIX server as a social network.
2016-05-09 00:00 I hate it when people embed images on their sites and put an anchor around them in a way that the whitespace to both sides is part of the link. Seriously, how does that even happen?
2016-05-08 00:00 Blood Draining Game Peripheral. Was suspended, however.
2016-05-08 00:00 BSOD cosplay (via)
2016-04-27 00:00 How to root your Tesla and install Gentoo on it.
2016-04-25 00:00 visual crontab editor
2016-04-20 00:00 Hasn't been updated in a while, but here's a handful of posts by teachers, telling which hard- and software they are using in their workaday life. Quite fascinating.
2016-04-19 00:00 Real Life First Person Shooter. There is a second level, too.
2016-04-19 00:00 It just caught my eye (well, ear, that is) that Microsoft named their search engine after the sound of an error message.
2016-04-17 00:00 Hitting ' (single quote) on Firefox will open a search box for links on the page.
2016-04-14 00:00 my current wallpaper
2016-04-13 00:00 I just downloaded a web page because I wanted a local copy. After hitting Ctrl S firefox prompted me with the save dialog box and chose a file name by itself: the page's title. I never before actually noticed that, but now it annoys me. Why would it use the title instead of the actual file name? Meh.
2016-04-13 00:00 VIM Adventures. "Learning VIM while playing a game"
2016-04-12 00:00 What is RUE?
2016-04-12 00:00 Terran Computational Calendar
2016-04-11 00:00 SQL Island is a funny little game that provides a pretty laid-back way of learning SQL.
2016-03-14 00:00 There is a short story by Jorge Luis Borges entitled "The Library of Babel", in which he describes a library that contains, in the form of books of 410 pages each, all conceivable and possible combinations of a certain charset. In other words, the library would contain everything that was or will ever be written. Also any gibberish you may or may not imagine. At libraryofbabel.info you'll find a digital library of this very kind as a work in progress. Pretty fascinating to dig around in there.
2016-03-14 00:00 "At its heart, web design should be about words."
2016-02-10 00:00 Oh noez. I just noticed that orteil released Cookie Clicker v2. This grants him my undivided (albeit temporary) hatred, because there goes my productivity.
2016-02-07 00:00 Laura Poitras is turning mass surveillance into an objet d'art: Astro Noise
2016-02-07 00:00 archive.org has a collection of malware from the 80s and 90s running in DOSbox. Nice to look at.
2016-02-07 00:00 A guy named VileR made a collection of classic text mode and BIOS fonts, some of them with an expanded character set. The download comes with .ttf and bitmap fonts. VileR also does this kind of stuff.
2016-02-06 00:00 Dead Drops. Did I really miss to link this?
2016-02-06 00:00 electric sheep
2016-01-30 00:00 Hacker Typer
2016-01-26 00:00 USB CapsLocker and its rebuild.
2016-01-14 00:00 I just learned that you can get rid of viruses with magic assistance.
2016-01-13 00:00 Conway's Game of Life. Read about it on Wikipedia. Toy around with your name or any other word.
2016-01-09 00:00 making wifi visible
2015-12-31 00:00 "Hello World" Programs
2015-12-10 00:00 News just told me that today would have been Ada Lovelace's 200th birthday. Great day to recommend a novel: The Difference Engine by William Gibson and Bruce Sterling. Read it.
2015-11-26 00:00 WINDOWS93
2015-11-24 00:00 OneStepBack GTK theme. Call me unprogressive, but I like themes of this kind. Always wanted a Raleigh-ish GTK3 theme, but I guess this one will do.
2015-11-24 00:00 Ever ssh'd into your coffee-machine?
2015-11-23 00:00 melting HDDs using thermite welding - just in case you really want nobody to be able and recover your data.
2015-11-20 00:00 Note to self: take a look at the "Checkbox Hack". Might be fun to tinker with a little.
2015-11-17 00:00 The Sounds of Dialup Modems and Related Equipment
2015-11-15 00:00 Doomguy, made of HTML and CSS. Kind of proud of this, as I am so not a programmer. Was fun to write this script, though.
2015-11-13 00:00 You can add +anything to your email address just before the @ and still recieve the mail. It will even help you to sort and filter the incoming mail. See Gmail Help on this. How did I not know this yet? Seriously, how? (via)
2015-11-13 00:00 Net names for safe shelter. The idea of using norwegian law, norwegian tlds to keep data from crossing borders unencrypted and thereby ensure privacy. Interesting thought.
2015-11-10 00:00 Logical Element
2015-11-10 00:00 Stockholm Syndrome: "I love my computer." Take a look at the other cartoons, too.
2015-11-09 00:00 There is Tetris fanfiction out there.
2015-11-09 00:00 "PirateBox is a DIY anonymous offline file-sharing and communications system built with free software and inexpensive off-the-shelf hardware."
2015-11-07 00:00 "The [European] Commission is considering putting the simple act of linking to content under copyright protection". Yuck.
2015-11-07 00:00 Discussed GUIs with a colleague the other day. He asked me if I was still using XFKDCE.... XFKDCE. Dude.DUDE.
2015-11-06 00:00 A Brief, Incomplete, and Mostly Wrong History of Programming Languages
2015-11-06 00:00 Linux for Janitors
2015-11-05 00:00 Bastard Operator From Hell. Just in case someone did not yet read this.
2015-11-04 00:00 The Password Haystack method
2015-11-04 00:00 Atom Smasher's Error Message Generator
2015-10-02 00:00 "The trouble with quotes on the Internet is that you can never know if they are genuine." - Abraham Lincoln
2015-10-02 00:00 Star Wars Spoofs
2015-09-30 00:00 Reverse Image Search
2015-09-28 00:00 The Internet Mapping Project
2015-09-28 00:00 '"The disease has been spotted in Madagascar" may be the single most rewarding line of text in all gaming.' - unmortalguy, 2014-05-28
2015-09-28 00:00 hardwareporn.tumblr.com
2015-07-08 00:00 Math Limerick: ( (12 + 144 + 20 + 3 Sqrt) / 7 ) + 5*11 = 92 + 0
2015-07-08 00:00 Data Center Noise
2015-06-17 00:00 What color is it?
2015-06-13 00:00 fsv - 3D File System Visualizer
2015-06-13 00:00 Jurassic Systems
2015-06-10 00:00 Tracky Birthday - Websiiite (YouTube video)
2015-06-06 00:00 Lego Tux
2015-06-03 00:00 ZBar. A handy little tool for Windows that will add a taskbar on your second display showing only the programs running on this very display.
2015-06-03 00:00 xkcd cli version
2015-06-03 00:00 DownloadMoreRAM.com
2015-05-17 00:00 Phantom of the Floppera (YouTube video). see also: http://georgewhiteside.net/projects/diskette-organ/
2015-05-17 00:00 A.N. Lucas's 88x31 button Collection
2015-05-17 00:00 PCI Vendor and Device Lists
2015-05-17 00:00 Computer Programmer minifigure
2015-05-17 00:00 I Am An Insane Rogue AI
2015-05-15 00:00 xkcd: Responsible Behaviour
2015-05-15 00:00 The World's First Internet Special-Characters Poem
2015-05-15 00:00 "I introduced my 5-year-old and 2-year-old to startx and xmonad. They're DELIGHTED!" Early education. Done right.
2015-05-15 00:00 Windows 8 Repair Tool
2015-05-15 00:00 insulted by sudo
2015-05-15 00:00 Star Wars via telnet: $ telnet towel.blinkenlights.nl
2015-05-15 00:00 ASCIIQuarium
2015-05-15 00:00 Star Wars via traceroute: $ traceroute -m 66 22.214.171.124
2015-05-15 00:00 "Love is Hate. War is Peace. Windows is stable." (via)
2015-05-13 00:00 MooGNU (YouTube video)
2015-05-13 00:00 Suicide Linux. "Any time you type any remotely incorrect command, the interpreter creatively resolves it into rm -rf / and wipes your hard drive."
2015-05-11 00:00 Candy Box 2 - ASCII art game - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Candy_Box
2015-05-11 00:00 Winamp Classic skin for Audacious