If anyone missed it, here is a thread with the first progress shots!

Working more on my replica Hackers pager. Did two coats of yellow paint, and a fit test for the decal on standard white paper. Fits so well I don't think I need to make any modifications.

Will do a third coat of yellow on some of the body and print the decal on waterslide paper in the next few days!

First stab at the screen decal for the Hackers pager.

Working on my replica Hackers pager. Just got the second coat of primer done. First coat of yellow due on Monday.

Friendly reminder that there is a cool community IRC channel -o-d-e on freenode, where we discuss tech (like constructing your own laptop), as well as other tech topics like alternative and other interesting things.

Stop by if you'd like!

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new, completely 🔆solar-powered🔆 website for Low-Tech Magazine!!

solar.lowtechmagazine.com/

"How to Build a Low-tech Website?"

"Our new blog is designed to radically reduce the energy use associated with accessing our content."

solar.lowtechmagazine.com/2018

Everyone likes the Go Gopher, but nobody has any love for Glenda, the Plan 9 Bunny, designed by the same artist.

This is cool: "Over 100 Years Ago this Telephone Tower in Stockholm Connected 5500 Telephone Lines", themindcircle.com/stockholm-te

TED Talks would be better if they were "Ted Talks," just talks hand-picked by Ted Nelson.

Passed my tech exam today! Now to constantly check the FCC database to see when I get in the system.

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Ray, when someone asks you if you want 3000 vintage erotic magazines, you say yes

A few years ago, before we were married, my wife bought me a big ARPANET poster. It's fascinating to look at.

Cool book: The Phone Book (1976) tells us everything the phone company doesn't want us to know. This book from before the Ma Bell breakup has some interesting things inside, including a chapter on phone crimes that features a blue box story!

Can we just take some time to appreciate the Commodore 1702 monitor? I have 4 of them, they are wonderful.

So... what's everyone's favorite looking glass software?

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