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Don’t miss the write up of my first round of results trying out photo printing workflows with Red River photo papers in an Epson P800 and wood in the Glowforge.
A toad! …
This is a great version of Head On, by Ducks Ltd. …
I’m looking forward to hearing more new Pete Yorn, here’s the first single, Ransom…
This week’s earworm: Angelica by Wet Leg…
Now you can 3D print your own 2600Hz “Captain Crunch” whistle and party like you are hacking the phone system in the 70s. If that’s all gibberish to you here’s an explainer…
A 2017 iMac 8,1 recently came into my retro collection and this High Sierra patcher came on to my radar. Really well done instructions.
I also just found out about the cool airyxOS project, with the goal of the “finesse of macOS with the freedom of FreeBSD”
The new Yellowstone Universal Disk Controller for Apple II computers looks fabulous. The latest creation from Big Mess O’ Wires, it supports every type of Apple disk drive ever made including 5.25”, 3.5”, Mac drives, and a hard drive via the BMOW’s Floppy Emu. I can’t wait to try one out.
Disk Jockey was just released for modern Macs aiming to reduce the frustration of creating disk images for classic Macs.
Here’s a great write-up about what should be in the “ultimate” System 7.1, and a related walk-through video…
This HP16c calculator kit looks fabulous.
Bloom is a launch game for the forthcoming Playdate system, and looks really well done.
Roman emperors are very metal and, Enjoy My Flames: On heavy metal’s fascination with Roman emperors, quantifies it. (Spotted from Arts & Letters Daily)
This piece, How a Classic Car Goes Electric, doesn’t get very into the weeds, but says some nice things about the work of Austin’s Moment Motor Co., and has some very pretty pictures.
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