Good article covering some of the biggest tech milestones of the past decade. Was surprised at how long ago some of these things happened.
Last gig of the year - Bury Tomorrow at the Riverside on the 17th. It was a belter!
Instructure, they of Canvas VLE / LMS, sold to private equity firm for 2 beellion dollars. Curse this sudden but inevitable betrayal!
Got a .org domain? You might have to pay a lot more to renew it in future so that rich arseholes can get richer. What a shameless sellout.
Reasons to be hopeful for the future - 10 emerging technologies which could change our lives and society:
Petition to stop the proroguing of Parliament - up to nearly 1.5 million signatures at time of posting
"A fork of #GIMP, which is exactly the same as GIMP but with a less stupid name."
Not before time @glimpse
And now #Glimpse is on The Register too!
The Establishment? -
This is a really interest project designed to map the intersections between books on College curricula. It's US only, and content warning because all the most cited works are depressingly male and white.
The actual map is at https://galaxy.opensyllabus.org if you don't have access to THE.
Here's what WarioWare: Twisted! tells you when you erased save data.
I really feel like that when I do so it hits me hard lol, even when I erase someone else's game save when I buy games second hand. That's why I back them up when I can when I buy pre-owned them! I did it for this one so jokes on you
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