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 https://n-o-d-e.net/zine/index.html
There's booting from a floppy and then there's booting from vinyl
So we know it's possible to build records from the pre-microprocessor days so if at any point distributing software for something like #CollapseOS (or maybe the OS itself) becomes an issue, it's possible to cover some bases with a 45 RPM 10" record
I'm sure the EPROM can be replaced with hardwired functionality
Running #collapseos on a Sega Genesis. Took a while to figure out how to build it, but it works!
I wrote a guide to getting your terminal or vintage computer online with a '90s Lantronix device, https://famicoman.com/2020/08/22/get-your-vintage-computer-online-with-a-lantronix-uds10/
Finished migrating https://famicoman.com to Hugo and removed over a decade of WordPress cruft. I finally feel like I can blog again without being burdened by my platform.
I wrote a new thing: Connect a Wyse Terminal to a Raspberry Pi - https://famicoman.com/2020/08/03/connect-a-wyse-terminal-to-a-raspberry-pi/
Migrated one of my old sites from WordPress to Hugo and found an awesome retro theme, https://obsoleet.com/
I wrote a new thing: Corebooting the ThinkPad X230 with Skulls - https://famicoman.com/2020/07/30/corebooting-the-thinkpad-x230-with-skulls/
I wrote a new thing: How to Join NPSTN, a VoIP Network for Telephone Collectors - https://famicoman.com/2020/07/28/how-to-join-npstn-a-voip-network-for-telephone-collectors/
Now playing with ham radio, Free/OpenBSD, retroputing, PBX, meshnets, gopher, BGP. Write for n-o-d-e.net, 2600, Lunchmeat, Exolymph, NeonDystopia.
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko