DNS Records - a simple web-based tool for exploring DNS records https://dnsrecords.io/: Mentioned to me by @icidasset. Built by a friend of his at Spatie, a Belgium team. Permalink
A majority of people haven't heard of HyperCard, based on @expede's recent twitter poll. HyperCard was created by Apple before the web. This ArsTechnica article from last year does a good job of explaining its appeal and what people created with it. Permalink
The @lobste_rs link aggregator covers computing / programming topics. Their write up of how they’re banning some users and tuning their community guidelines is a good read. “I hope we continue to err in favor of inviting interesting contributors.” Permalink
I just backed the @elementary AppCenter IndieGoGo campaign. They're expanding to make a bet on the Flatpak Linux app format, improving privacy & payments, & making the AppCenter work on other Linux-based OS Permalink
A 2019 year in review post covering the many many changes and happenings around open source licensing by @luis_in_brief. For me, the year was realizing that open source needs explaining once again. Permalink
I did not realize NVidia's GeForce Now cloud gaming service is actually 7 years old. The article is not very positive – but I've found it to be the best service on Mac & NVidia ShieldTV. I've been using the free beta for more than a year now. Permalink
“At this point, a discussion on software has turned into one about the price of an alcoholic beverage.” — an article from 2018, where Christine Peterson covers her invention of the term open source. Permalink
I wrote a blog post back in 2017 about my method of archiving iPhone photos to Amazon S3. Today, I had someone ask me about what my current workflow is, since The Archivist iOS app doesn’t work any more. I use the Dropbox app to sync photos from my iPhone, and then periodically use Multcloud to copy the photos to my own Amazon S3 bucket. Multcloud is fine, but completely handing over your cloud login credentials to a service like this isn’t great. And then I don’t do anything with them, so they really are just backup at this point....