Brilliant project that tidies up public domain ebooks.
Gutenberg and Internet Archive are wonderful resources, but the texts are poorly formatted for actual use, especially on ereaders.
This is a volunteer driven initiative to bring these texts up to date with modern standards and make them look as good as possible on the page.
For the next week, you can download Civilization VI for free on the Epic Games Store:
#COVID19 exposure tracking has landed with iOS 13.5. Now waiting for an official app to use it :)
@natecull If such a novel ever gets turned into a movie, I see a terrible crossover opportunity coming: "Angels and emojis" 😅
@256 Also known as the plug-n-play lottery 😬
A LoRa IM-Me For The End Of The World
Enshrined in the hacker hall of fame, the IM-Me was an instant messaging toy that turned out to be extremely hackable. You could easily ditch its instant messaging platform to turn it into a little spectrum analyser… https://hackaday.com/2020/04/25/a-lora-im-me-for-the-end-of-the-world/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/hackaday/status/1254282136749838337
One of the most fascinating things about computers is backwards-compatibility. Like using a 90-year old teletype as terminal. https://hackaday.com/2020/04/15/logging-into-linux-with-a-1930s-teletype/
Coronacrisis: #MustRead about what's next
Jeremy Lent / Patterns of Meaning: *Coronavirus Spells the End of the Neoliberal Era. What’s Next?*
"Coronavirus is a political crucible, melting down and reshaping current norms. Will the new era be a “Fortress Earth” or a harbinger of a transformed society based on a new set of values?"
"… Coronavirus has already been more effective in slowing down climate breakdown and ecological collapse than all the world’s policy initiatives combined. In February, Chinese CO2 emissions were down by over 25%. One scientist calculated that twenty times as many Chinese lives have been saved by reduced air pollution than lost directly to coronavirus. Over the next year, we’re likely to see a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions greater than even the most optimistic modelers’ forecasts, as a result of the decline in economic activity. …"
Charging Pad Flips For Solar Power
Charging pads are now a common, popular way to charge small devices. They have the benefit of reducing wear on connectors and being easier to use. [bcschmi6] decided to build a solar powered charging pad, which should … https://hackaday.com/2020/04/03/charging-pad-flips-for-solar-power/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/hackaday/status/1246147310406467592
How to move in the CLI / readline shortcuts. Perfect flashcard format, courtesy of Clément Chastagnol at https://clementc.github.io/blog/2018/01/25/moving_cli/
"The growth of command line options, 1979-Present":
Tomorrow, 3 million Let's Encrypt certificates will be revoked, so you should probably check that yours are not among them: https://community.letsencrypt.org/t/revoking-certain-certificates-on-march-4/114864
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