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Collapse OS
'Bootstrap post-collapse technology' -- quite a pessimistic view on the future, but an interesting thought experiment I guess.

'An operating system designed to run on ad-hoc machines built from scavenged parts. Its development is going well and the main roadblocks are out of the way: it self-replicates on very, very low specs (for example, on a Sega Genesis which has 8K of RAM for its z80 processor).'
software  operating-systems  collapse  grim-meathook-future  z80 
29 days ago by jm
Michael "Liar's Poker" Lewis on Ireland's economic collapse
PDF of the 15-page Vanity Fair article -- from interviews I've read in advance, this seems pretty good
michael-lewis  vanity-fair  articles  pdf  toread  economy  ireland  disaster  collapse  from delicious
february 2011 by jm

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