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  1. The Demise of the Mildly Dynamic Website

    Nice overview the history of making websites. I like “jamming” to describe the casual way of putting together old PHP websites. (via Adactio)

  2. howisFelix.today? · Felix Krause

    Amazing example of lifelogging, including code and explanation. “… the main conclusion is that it is not worth building your own solution, and investing this much time.” (via Kottke)

  3. Sensor Watch | Crowd Supply

    Put an ARM Cortex M0+ microcontroller board inside your Casio F-91W digital watch. A pretty neat idea.

  4. Basic Techniques: How to Make Any Chinese Stir Fry (小炒基础) : Cooking

    Very informative description, from the Chinese Cooking Demystified YouTube channel. (via Ask MetaFilter)

  5. Elderblog Sutra: 13

    On what the demise of Twitter, or an Elon Musk-ruled Twitter, might mean for the distribution of blogging.

  6. Increasing the surface area of blogging

    On how to make RSS and blogging more visible. It is definitely hard to “point at” blogging.

  7. Broken Links, by Hari Kunzru

    Excellent on the differences between life, culture, things before and after the arrival of the internet.

  8. I was so much younger then – I’m older than that now. Early days at Melody Maker – David Stubbs

    On when he joined the Maker in the late 80s. I read it, rather than NME, because the local library got it in. (via Warren Ellis)

  9. Shame. – Dirty Feed

    On the reasons to keep your old writing online, compared with Robin Sloan and Frank Chimero’s decisions to delete a lot of theirs.

  10. Music | Precious Recordings of London

    “Classic BBC radio sessions by artists we like in lovingly curated vinyl packages with exclusive sleeve notes and pics.” Prolapse, Hefner, Heavenly… (via @sweepingnation)

  11. Infinite Mac

    A working System 7 Mac (and macos8.app too) in my browser. With games. Amazing. (via @benbrown)

  12. Atlas Minor • Believe

    “C. and I have met quite a few nostalgic students. They’re making video poems to the 1990s. They deliver speeches in auditoriums about the stress of screens. They rhapsodize about a simpler time, and they sound like ancient poets, pining for a lost golden age.”

  13. Why the Nineties rocked - UnHerd

    Douglas Coupland. “In the 1990s we still had the future, a place that you could travel to, that would be cool when you got there … Right now we merely have a future, and a murky one at that…”

  14. Vlog #014 - Studio progress, rambling & time management, oh my! - YouTube

    I always enjoy Rev Dan Catt’s Vlogs and particularly liked the bit of this where he discusses how he splits up his time.

  15. 90sartschool • Instagram

    Just photos of people at art school in the 1990s. The clothes, the posters, the old photo colours, the way people behaved in photos then, the cool. (via Web Curios)

  16. Conifer | Homepage

    “a web archiving service that creates an interactive copy of any web page … including … playing video and audio, scrolling, clicking buttons, and so forth.” Was Webrecorder.io. By Rhizome.

  17. My Notebook System - ratfactor

    If I ever think weeknotes and any other logging I do is excessive, I can just read this to comfort myself. (via Orbital Operations, which has re-emerged)

  18. Everything all the time and everywhere - by Ryan Broderick

    I’m trying to imagine anyone at the mainstream press having this kind of insight, or even interest, in what happens in various parts of online (in this case about Ukraine). Such a shame they feel it’s beneath them.

  19. The Wadsworth Constant | Know Your Meme

    “… the first 30% of any video can be skipped because it contains no worthwhile or interesting information.” (via Garbage Day)

  20. Search: dopplr annual report | Flickr

    Screenshots on Flickr of Dopplr personal reports from 2008 is some heavy nostalgia fuel.

  21. SoundGym | Audio Ear Training Online

    I’ve only tried three free games but this seems great, if a little confusing. Although I don’t think I’m into it enough to pay for it.

  22. yt-dlp/yt-dlp: A youtube-dl fork with additional features and fixes

    I didn’t know there was this fork of youtube-dl that is now considered the thing to use for YouTube downloading. (via Ask MetaFilter)

  23. Atlas Minor • Morning Man

    For the contrast between the morning fantasy routine and the reality. Also: “Nobody works at becoming a night owl, do they?”

  24. alberti42/Volume-Control: Successor of iTunes Volume Control

    Control Music.app or Spotify volume (and not the system volume) with your Mac’s keyboard’s volume controls.

  25. Insulate Britain! Yes, but by how much? | EssaysConcerning

    On the different objectives when insulating houses and changing to heat pumps, and how much you need to insulate, and when, before getting a pump. (via @economicalnick)

  26. The FBI is going crazy stringboard crazy.

    Crazy walls in Slate, with a quote from me.

  27. Wordle Sold to the NY Times. And That’s a Good Thing.

    I have zero interest in Wordle but this is a lovely piece by Jason Kottke.

  28. Slingshot Organizer – Slingshot

    I’d never heard of this diary. “…with radical dates for every day of the year, space to write your phone numbers, a contact list of radical groups around the globe, menstrual calendar, info on police repression.”(via All My Stars)