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Relaunching a BGP testnet with a few friends. Results have been good so far! We establish tunnels with one another using OpenVPN, then run bird to advertise routes.

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Fidonet and Usenet were the Fediverse, way before there was a fediverse.

At about the same time Fidonet was created, NSFNET was also launched.

A lot of people have forgotten that there has always been networks run by individuals and for individuals.

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Start a blog and write your first article, get $20. Write another 3 articles within six months and get another $20.

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A friendly reminder that is still accepting articles from folks with interesting things to say. E-mail mondo2000 at mondo2000 dot com with a pitch or article.

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Awesome weekend news. I will be presenting the tutorial "An Introduction to Hardware Hacking with FreeBSD" at @eurobsdcon this year

Got some parts drawers so it's time to sort through my haul from back when Radio Shack closed.

Between 2007 and 2012 I started buying Xboxes which I would then softmod with different dashboards and run Linux, emulators, homebrew, xbmc, etc. on. These were great multi-purpose, networked boxes and I had plans of one day clustering a bunch. Then the Raspberry Pi came out and I sort of moved on to that.

I finally dug all of these up for a family photo.

3M should release sticky note packs with Outrun and Memphis Design palettes.

If you missed your chance to purchase a physical copy of the NODE VOL 01 zine, there are now slightly damaged copies available at a reduced price,

From my understanding, the front/back covers may be bent, scratched up, etc. but the contents are very much intact and legible.

I'm playing Quake III Arena over the Internet with others courtesy of a Raspberry Pi running DreamPi, a modem, and a Dreamcast with the standard dialup network adapter. This is nuts.

@socalledunitedstates This might be a cool format for a solarpunk zine. Their example article could stand as it's own little piece of distributable media, and they emphasize that each article can have unique formatting, styling, etc.

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I stumbled upon this co new indie zine project called Paged Out! A new experimental (one article == one page) free magazine about programming (especially programming tricks!), hacking, security, retro computers, modern computers, electronics, demoscene, and other similar topics.

If I can think of a good one-page article I might submit it.

The Atomic Pi is alive! Though it lacks a power indicator LED. This $35 x86-64 board has a quad-core Intel cherry trail processor. For mesh things, it benches yggdrasil very well, cjdns not so much.

Mondo 2000 – Issue 07 (1992) , Featuring articles like building your own VR, building your own BBS, reviews, interviews, and general crazy shit.

Advertisements in the '90s were a lot cooler. (From Mondo 2000, Issue 7)

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