- The Idiot’s Loop: Dropping a nuclear bomb with a backflip was a 1950’s US Air Force tactic.
- History of Philips’ Semiconductors in the 1950s
- Terry Gilliam reveals the secrets of Monty Python animation
- Vintage Computing for Trusted Radiation Measurements
- R.I.P. astronaut John Young, the first man to get yelled at for smuggling a sandwich into space
- Xerox Alto zero-day: cracking disk password protection on a 45 year old system
- The GRAY-1, “a homebrew CPU exclusively composed of memory”
- BR9732: A virtual replica of Deckard’s apartment from Blade Runner
- MS Paint Enamel Pin. A Photoshop version is available as well.
- Fruit Tart Cat Bed (via Laughing Squid)
- Your candy wrappers are listening: Extracting audio from high-speed video of ordinary objects
- NASA’s IMAGE satellite — out of contact for 13 years — may have just been found awake by an amateur astronomer.
1 thought on “Linkdump: January 2018”
Please point out that reading the comments on the Alto zero-day is worth the time.
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