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jhuangtw-dev/xg2xg: by ex-googlers, for ex-googlers - a lookup table of similar tech & services
A handy lookup table of similar technology and services to help ex-googlers survive the real world :)
google  opensource  stack  tech  technology 
march 2018 by kybernetikos
Skyrim rendered in text – Filip Hracek – Medium
Game as narrative. How to make combat work in text form, and the various levels of abstraction needed to describe combat satisfyingly.
game  programming  gamedev  article  development  procedural  skyrim  worldbuilding  technology  narrative  text  fantasy 
november 2017 by kybernetikos
How low (power) can you go? - Charlie's Diary
So for the cost of removing chewing gum, a city in 2030 will be able to give every square metre of its streets the processing power of a 2012 tablet computer
future  power  privacy  technology  computing  energy  koomeyslaw  city  stross 
july 2017 by kybernetikos
Primitive Technology - YouTube
Just a guy making things (charcol, bow and arrow, etc) from the things he finds in the woods.
primitive  technology  build  charcol  apocalypse  survival 
march 2016 by kybernetikos
Mind-Blowing Magic Magnets - Smarter Every Day 153 - YouTube
Polymagnets 'prints' magnetic regions onto metal, allowing them to take finegrained control of the magnetic field.
technology  magnet 
march 2016 by kybernetikos
You can either join a small class under the personal tuition of master flint knapper Will Lord or book on to a day privately where you will be able to have Wills undivided attention, this is often popular for thoses who wish to progress with this complex craft.
flint  technology  primitive  course  training 
january 2016 by kybernetikos
Flintknapping Course
In this hands on class students will be guided through the process of making spear points, arrow points, knives, and a variety of other stone tools. Using obsidian and the traditional flintknapping methods that were used by prehistoric people, students will learn percussion techniques for core and biface reduction, pressure techniques for finishing spear, and atlatl dart points, and making arrow points.
flint  primitive  technology  knapping 
january 2016 by kybernetikos
Charlie's Diary: The High Frontier, Redux
I write SF for a living. Possibly because of this, folks seem to think I ought to be an enthusiastic proponent of space exploration and space colonization. Space exploration? Yep, that's a fair cop — I'm all in favour of advancing the scientific enterprise. But actual space colonisation is another matter entirely
future  science  scifi  space  technology  hard  colonisation  impossible  difficult 
january 2016 by kybernetikos
Systems Past: the only 8 software innovations we actually use - Technical Journal
I find that all the significant concepts in software systems were invented/discovered in the 15 years between 1955 and 1970. What have we been doing since then? Mostly making things faster, cheaper, more memory-consuming, smaller, cheaper, dramatically less efficient, more secure, and worryingly glitchy.
history  os  programming  software  advance  technology 
march 2014 by kybernetikos

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