Posts from September 2021

Black Mesa is a re-write of the original Half-Life game, on a modern engine with updated graphics, puzzles and game play. It's a fan-made conversion, that took years, but it's really good.

If you read and enjoyed Bad Blood, the Theranos book, then you will probably want to listen to the "Final Chapter" podcast that talks about what's happened between then and now. The trial is just kicking off and the podcast is tracking that as it happens too.

Can you fit a whole game into a QR code? Some Windows assembly goodness in this video.

Lego Carcassone redux

I missed it at the time, but Nick Quaranto updated my 2011 Lego Carcassone post with a 5x5 version, back in 2014. Unfortunately the post now 404s, but the wayback machine has a copy.

Simple world maps

With the latest update to the CDC recommendations for international travel (trdr: don't), I wanted to visualize the stats of different countries. I found this neat little webapp that lets you interactively assign colors, export the data as JSON and then build a static PNG:

2014 was a wild time for iOS, and the creation of Becky! was truly the zenith

More on Havana Syndrome, courtesy of @matts - Science Vs have done a podcast episode on the phenomenon. Lots of good info in there, but their conclusion is a little disappointing

I've been following the "Havana Syndrome" story for a few years, and it's just keeps getting weirder. The BBC had a good summary of what we know.

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