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NODE vol.2 is out!

Features awesome projects like The Open Book, @mntmn Reform 2, IPFS, SB, Cabal, @manyver_se

n-o-d-e.net/zine/

#zines

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Hey all, happy to announce that NODE Vol 02 is out featuring 180 pages of articles and interviews about P2P and open hardware projects, with an updated Open Source Directory and new Meshnet Atlas! Download a digital version for free or preorder a hard copy n-o-d-e.net/zine/index.html

Flashed the BIOS on my Thinkpad x230 with coreboot via skulls and an RPi, and popped in an SSD. Now that the whitelist is gone, I'm upgrading the wireless card next! t.co/irOAeWV1Jg

Here's a cool, free boot from netCommons about building community networks titled Telecommunications Reclaimed, netcommons.eu/?q=telecommunica

Want a cheap 1G Rock64 with 8GB SanDisk Ultra card, power/Ethernet cables, LCD display, and funky case? Get one of these liquidated Recon devices for $15 (marked down from $150) shipped online.

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2000s hackers: My dream is to connect all of my devices to the internet.
2020s hackers: My dream is to disconnect all of my devices from the internet.

Spent some time replacing the battery and upgrading the storage on my 15-year-old iPod Video. From a 30GB disk to 256GB microSD, everything was plug-and-play, and the only tool I needed was a guitar pick. The SD card plays nice with Rockbox firmware, too (as far as I can tell).

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@Famicoman But wait, there's more! Its also handy for making daily planners and journals!

Slides from my Radical Networks talk on BGP are here, famicoman.com/bgp-radnets2019. Feel free to ask me things about BGP!

XBAND modems for the SNES and Sega Genesis worked as passthrough carts that patch code for selected games allowing multiplayer over phone lines in a way that emulated controllers connected locally. The service is long gone, but people have been reverse-engineering the protocol!

Hey all, I'll be speaking at Radical Networks next month in NYC! My talk is about Border Gateway Protocol, the protocol that ties the Internet together. radicalnetworks.org

Got a Digital Video Cart for the Philips CD-i. This was the first version to support both the green book and white book CD standards, and was the only version to use the Gate Array 3 chipset, which could cause some artifacting. This cart was needed for some games, and all VCDs.

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