Category Archives: Technology

What Gets Lost During .MP3 And .MP4 Compression

One of the original control songs for testing the .mp3 codec’s accuracy was “Tom’s Diner” by Suzanne Vega. Ryan Maguire subtracted the .mp3 from an uncompressed version (and performed a similar process on the music video), leaving only these ghostly artifacts.

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Early Facebook Commercial (1995)

Call now and get 10 free hours to try The Face Book!

BMW i3 – “Newfangled Idea”

What is “Internet” anyway?

Gordy Sabine on Technology

I thought an Arduino was something you southerners drank while you sat around on the porch eating raspberry pie.

–Gordy Sabine

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Net Neutrality

This is, hands-down, the single best explanation of Net Neutrality (or as I shall now call it “Preventing Cable Company F**kery”) and why it’s important that I have seen so far. Please watch and say something. Not to me, but to the FCC.

Kill la Kill and Megaman


TIL: These engraving machines still run on MS-DOS

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I thought that screen looked familiar from a distance!

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Parents Upset Over New Nintendo Console – Super Nintendo – Circa 1991

“Nintendo has released a new set of games, and you can’t mix-and-match!”

$sudo fixmycomputer -now -dammit

$sudo fixmycomputer -now -dammit

Prophetic 1995 Student Internet PSA

Shouldn’t EVERYONE be on the Internet?