I’m glad there’s time to make a decision, but I really don’t think I can bothered researching mastodon instances to create a new personal account at this point. https://cybre.space/@chr/108884801424977556
My digital preservation focused account is still up at firstname.lastname@example.org though.
I wrote about stumbling upon a copy of Dreamcast multimedia email software DreamFlyer for $1, learning about the PinkRabbit family of software it’s based on and compatible with, and liberating the computer versions from time bomb code. Hope you enjoy! https://jessicastokes.net/blog/2021/06/10/unlocking-pinkrabbit/
Jessica’s playing a Dreamcast golf game, and it has the most “Sonic Adventure” feeling music? It’s incredible. https://youtu.be/9D7TgPBq580
OpenSSL fix is out. Patch if your server is running 1.1.1h or later. https://mta.openssl.org/pipermail/openssl-announce/2021-March/000198.html
Gofundme collected a set of verified fundraisers to help those affected baby the Atlanta shootings: https://www.gofundme.com/c/act/stop-aapi-hate
Wow, Sakaguchi’s new game looks gorgeous. It’s built using real-world dioramas that have been digitized, and the whole thing really does look like a set of miniatures. https://www.theverge.com/games/2021/3/2/22309074/fantasian-diorama-rpg-apple-arcade-hironobu-sakaguchi
Holy shit, Micro Cabin are still around? I thought they were one of those companies that had gone under in the late 90s or early 2000s. Looks like they only do pachinko now, not sure if they still own their back catalogue. https://www.microcabin.co.jp
Retro tech lover. Mac Homebrew/Tigerbrew maker. Cute animal admirer.
See also email@example.com for more retro tech/digital preservation posts.
the mastodon instance at cybre.space is retired
see the end-of-life plan for details: https://cybre.space/~chr/cybre-space-eol