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ViViD Art Pack Videos

Streaming videos from the art group Vivid on my twitch page More info at ViViD (vivid) first/last release: 1995/08 – 1998/12years active: 1995 (2), 1997 (2), 1998 (4), 1999 (1)(sub)packs released: 9smallest/largest pack: vivid-07/viv-1295lifetime artworks: 228lifetime lines: 7 194 average # of lines per artwork: 37average # of artworks […]

Bitcoin Faucets, too good to be true? 2021 edition


Starting Friday 1/1/2021 I will be tracking my faucet activity on Coinpot and the affiliated Moon[coin] faucets. Crypto faucets are a way of gaining ad revinue for the host in exchange of micro crypto coins mainly satoshis. Named for the elusive creator of Bitcoin Satoshi Nakamori. A satoshi is equal […]

Linux One-liners

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Who doesn’t love a good Linux one-liner? To me they are the epitome of skill. They represent the ability to not only know what command needs to happen but how to initiate this in a very efficient way. For example one of my favorite commands I am telling people all […]

Twitter Alternatives

Believe it or not, Twitter is not the only way to share your thoughts on the internet. Well, in light of recent behavior we’ve come to understand that Twitter is the adult and we all are the teenagers living under their roof. But just like a teenager, there are ways […]

Practice typing by typing a book is a fantastic idea. This site will let you improve your typing skills by typing actual books. No more typing about foxes and jumping. Typelit will let you choose from 1984, Alice in Wonderland and even the King James Bible.

xkcd Password Generator

xkcd Password Generator

I had a conversation with my in-laws this past week we got into a conversation about their wifi password. Basically, they have an ATT router setup where the password is on the underside of the modem. This password is something like “7%b6c9m4k”. No one can ever remember it. The best […]

Night lunch Wagons

Before Food Trucks, Americans Ate ‘Night Lunch’ From Beautiful Wagons

Before the trend of food trucks and street food, night lunch and food wagons were all the rage. From Atlas Obscura: “IN 1893, BOSTON WAS BUSTLING, especially after the sun went down. “Night owls of all classes” roamed the streets, wrote the Boston Daily Globe, including “workers, idlers, pleasure seekers, spendthrifts, tramps and […]

The Story Behind DOOM’s Cheat Codes

Man, I loved this game and this video brings back all the feels! Thank you Codex! If you want to support the development of this series, and check out the extended interview with Dave Taylor, consider subscribing on Patreon! The first episode of Codex takes a look at the […]

On Semicolons and the Rules of Writing

On Semicolons and the Rules of Writing

When any article starts with this: Kurt Vonnegut’s caution against the use of semicolons is one of the most famous and canonical pieces of writing advice, an admonition that has become, so to speak, one of The Rules. More on these rules later, but first the infamous quote in question: […]