A Security Analysis of Radio Remote Controllers for Industrial Applications - or "hacking big cranes for fun and profit". Lots of interesting stuff in here even if you're not into security:
"One unusual feature of the [IBM] Model 44's console was a rotary knob to select floating point precision; reducing the precision increased speed."
@Lyke used as anti-stress at work
@Lyke rope made with plastic package.
Time spent: 1.5 months, approx 3.2 metes long.
Package from every day buns 😁
Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science
We live in a world where stealing our attention is the most profitable business. Yet, knowledge work demands long periods of focused attention to get anything worthwhile done. We must constantly fight to protect our attention from the myriad of digital and physical distractions. Constant distraction is our default state now unless we take active steps to create focus.
Петабайты важного хлама: как «цифровые барахольщики» копят и сортируют устаревшие данные