Smiling Savage Kiosk #3
A list of related, tangental, inspirational, or completely random links shared from this week's browser history
This week’s earworm: Reckless by Leathers
This classic synthesizer looks amazing.
Mac Source Ports is such a valuable labor of love to run old games on new Apple-silicon Macs. I’m looking forward to trying some Marathon, Diablo, and Return to Castle Wolfenstein.
How close are we to having quantum computers that can break 256-bit encryption? Not very.
I recommend supporting this Patreon for the author of the Applesauce project to any retro enthusiast.
Flappy Mac is a new game for classic Macintoshes.
I recommend Joe’s Computer Museum for all your BlueSCSI needs.
Here’s a pretty set-up of classic Macs for retro networking. I don’t remember seeing those tilt/swivel stands before.
I completely agree that the Apple IIC is one of the most beautiful computer systems ever made.
A nice collection of classic Macintoshes.
This is one of a kind — truly. Click through to see the beautiful leather case.
Enter two themes at Narrative Device and an AI will write a first paragraph of a story.
Great quote by the developer of C and co-creator of UNIX. It’s true of writing code, words, or music, in my opinion.
I can relate. It can be easy to get caught up in the flaw of ones projects. I try to focus on doing my best and having fun. One can improve along the journey.
Stories of women of Color in STEM from the Smithsonian Science Education Center.
An easy way to load games from a MicroSD card to a Playstation 2 via the memory card port? Shut up and take my money.
Speaking of which, could a mini PS2 be on the horizon?
No Man’s Sky is coming for the Nintendo Switch. The Switch is such a great machine to kick back with and relax, this should be good fun.
And Joe Danger on iOS — from the same studio as No Man’s Sky — is worth a look.
This portable Sega Dreamcast looks amazing.
Here’s a fun look at retro game Master of the Lamps on both the Commodore 64 and Atari 800XL.
There’s a Golden Axe mod for Doom.
Wordle now exists for the Palm Pilot and the Gameboy (and Analogue Pocket)
Yup. Pretty much.
Here’s a neat resource to gauge the distance one can travel via a given mode of transportation over an amount of time. This is the result I got for “bike” and think it will be fascinating to see this tool updated to include “e-bike”.