Daily Archives: 2020-07-27

The Galaksija computer was a craze in 1980s Yugoslavia

Source: Hacker News

Article note: This is by far the coolest new piece of computer history I've learned in years. A popular open, hobbyist computing platform, designed to be novice-buildable, with a community extensive enough for radio broadcast software in the 1970s. It's like a Spectrum (in many ways, same Z80 and intentional feebleness for cost reduction), but way more cyberpunk.
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Beshear closes Kentucky bars and limits indoor restaurant capacity for two weeks

Source: Kentucky.com -- State

Article note: Good. The videos of bar behavior and the data on bar-related outbreaks make it _really_ clear that shit needed to stop. Now come _on_ UK, tell me we're going remote so I stop having to plan increasingly unlikely in-person contingencies.

Gov. Andy Beshear announced Monday that Kentucky bars must close and restaurants will have to reduce their indoor capacity to 25 percent. The order, which comes around a month after … Click to Continue »

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