Nostalgia

{"content":{"id":707,"title":"19-05-12 Weekly Links - Classic Internet Edition","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/24c.jpg\" class=\"card-image small\" style=\"border-radius: 0; max-height: 42vh\"\u003e\r\n\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nImagine how many test emails get sent to foo@bar.com. Here's \u003ca href=\"https://www.bar.com/\"\u003ebar.com\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nRemember when modern civilization still seemed like a viable idea? Here are \u003ca href=\"https://www.huffpost.com/entry/best-of-2010-jokes_b_802122\"\u003ethe best jokes of 2010\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"http://www.omniglot.com/blog/?p=17746\"\u003eWhat do togas, stegosauruses, and thatch have in common?\u003c/a\u003e \r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nChrome is getting slow again. I remember when it first came out and its main selling point is being fast. BUT Firefox keeps doing stupid things like introducing a slow ctrl+tab animation and making it default, then taking away the option to disable it. Also lying through their teeth about privacy and security, as documented on this \u003ca href=\"https://spyware.neocities.org/articles/firefox.html\"\u003egroovy, anachronistic Neocities page\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nA long time ago I read a website called Comics Curmudgeon, where a person wrote hilarious analyses of serious newspaper drama strips (serious newspaper drama strip pictured). Turns out he's \u003ca href=\"https://joshreads.com/\"\u003estill around\u003c/a\u003e and funnier than I remember him being in the first place.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nDoing a Google image search, I accidentally ran into \u003ca href=\"http://www.worlddreambank.org/V/VALLEY.HTM\"\u003ethis lengthy, weirdly-illustrated description of a dream from 1984\u003c/a\u003e. It turns out its part of a website with \u003ca href=\"http://www.worlddreambank.org/\"\u003ethousands of descriptions of dreams\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2019-05-12T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-05-11T16:12:41.000Z","updated_at":"2020-07-05T19:13:34.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nostalgia\"\u003enostalgia\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=programming\"\u003eprogramming\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=language\"\u003elanguage\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=greek\"\u003egreek\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=english\"\u003eenglish\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=latin\"\u003elatin\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=classic_internet\"\u003eclassic_internet\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=firefox\"\u003efirefox\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=chrome\"\u003echrome\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=old_comics\"\u003eold_comics\u003c/a\u003e"}

19-05-12 Weekly Links - Classic Internet Edition

{"content":{"id":595,"title":"19-03-10 Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nI completely forgot about Slashdot, which used to be a huge deal. It still exists, and gets a fair number of comments. \u003ca href=\"https://idle.slashdot.org/story/19/02/23/0146237/microsofts-cloud-evangelist-adds-clippy-to-their-business-card\"\u003eHere's a new article about Clippy.\u003c/a\u003e\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nHit the Wikipedia random button, got a \u003ca href=\"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ipos\"\u003eneato demon\u003c/a\u003e. Tried to find more demons, very disappointed.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://ferrebeekeeper.wordpress.com/2019/03/04/the-mysterious-fairy-tale-castles-of-burj-al-babas/\"\u003eSuburb full of castles\u003c/a\u003e\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nOne of Jim Henson and Frank Oz's early works as \u003ca href=\"https://youtu.be/4bfdaR4xMeU\"\u003eThe La Choy Dragon\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://securitydiscovery.com/800-million-emails-leaked-online-by-email-verification-service/\"\u003e800 million emails hacked and leaked online\u003c/a\u003e. What a crappy company.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nRemember Perl golf? That'll seem like nothing compared \u003ca href=\"https://www.dwitter.net/d/10817\"\u003e the surface of the sun animation written in a 140 lines of Javascript\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2019-03-10T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-03-09T17:37:23.000Z","updated_at":"2019-03-13T04:10:45.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nostalgia\"\u003enostalgia\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=mythology\"\u003emythology\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=news\"\u003enews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=hype\"\u003ehype\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=programming\"\u003eprogramming\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=javascript\"\u003ejavascript\u003c/a\u003e"}

19-03-10 Weekly Links

{"content":{"id":381,"title":"Age","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\n\"When I was young I was called a rugged individualist. When I was in my fifties I was considered eccentric. Here I am doing and saying the same things I did then and I'm labeled senile.\"\r\n\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cdiv class=\"card-image-caption\"\u003e- George Burns, \u003ca href=\"https://flashcardia.com/fortune\"\u003emore quotes at Fortunecardia\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/div\u003e","publication_date":"2018-12-12T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-11-23T20:48:39.000Z","updated_at":"2019-01-16T20:37:42.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=quotes\"\u003equotes\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=age\"\u003eage\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nostalgia\"\u003enostalgia\u003c/a\u003e"}

Age

"When I was young I was called a rugged individualist. When I was in my fifties I was considered eccentric. Here I am doing and saying the same things I did then and I'm labeled senile."

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Peanuts, March 18, 1953

{"content":{"id":342,"title":"Nostalgia","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nI think that basically the only difference between humans and birds is that, when someone barfs into our mouths, we aren't struck so profoundly with a sense of nostalgia.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cdiv class=\"card-image-caption\" style=\"color: black\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://buttersafe.com/\"\u003eAlex Culang, Buttersafe\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\r\n\u003cdiv class=\"card-image-caption\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://flashcardia.com/fortune\"\u003emore quotes at Fortunecardia\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/div\u003e","publication_date":"2018-11-10T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-10-28T19:16:22.000Z","updated_at":"2018-11-03T03:31:10.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=quotes\"\u003equotes\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nostalgia\"\u003enostalgia\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nature\"\u003enature\u003c/a\u003e"}

Nostalgia

I think that basically the only difference between humans and birds is that, when someone barfs into our mouths, we aren't struck so profoundly with a sense of nostalgia.

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Stickers

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Remember This Show?

{"content":{"id":88,"title":"18-06-17 Weekly Links","body":"\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nHave you ever seen Citizen Ruth? An oil spill on a BC farm hasn't been cleaned up after having being discovered \u003ca href=\"http://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/trans-mountain-spill-coldwater-reserve-janice-antoine-1.4686604\" target=\"_blank\"\u003efour years ago\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nSome Redditor made a very cool Mapbox theme. Here's \u003ca href=\"https://api.mapbox.com/v4/aquablib.abc0549e/page.html?access_token=pk.eyJ1IjoiYXF1YWJsaWIiLCJhIjoiY2lvM2t1ZHVtMDE5M3Zna3FkbXN5bDlhMyJ9.jpCbu9eVKgeVhrCpmo96wA#15/51.5089/-360.1129\" target=\"_blank\"\u003eLondon\u003c/a\u003e, and here's \u003ca href=\"https://api.mapbox.com/v4/aquablib.abc0549e/page.html?access_token=pk.eyJ1IjoiYXF1YWJsaWIiLCJhIjoiY2lvM2t1ZHVtMDE5M3Zna3FkbXN5bDlhMyJ9.jpCbu9eVKgeVhrCpmo96wA#16/38.7110/-369.1393\" target=\"_blank\"\u003eLisbon\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nRead about millions of dollars of black market money, federal agents, love, prison, betrayal, overdoses, and attempted suicide on the border in \u003ca href=\"https://www.wired.com/story/xbox-underground-videogame-hackers/\" target=\"_blank\"\u003eWired's expose on a bunch of nerdy teen hackers who are obsessed with Microsoft\u003c/a\u003e. And it's not even 1995.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/cats_phee_on_a_gooseberry_bush\" target=\"_blank\"\u003eWine Humor\u003c/a\u003e (the drink, not the software)\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weber%E2%80%93Fechner_law\" target=\"_blank\"\u003eWeber–Fechner law\u003c/a\u003e - I love how well the initial image explains the concept.\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2018-06-17T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-06-11T14:25:39.000Z","updated_at":"2018-06-19T02:02:49.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=canada\"\u003ecanada\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=citizen_ruth\"\u003ecitizen_ruth\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=maps\"\u003emaps\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=portugal\"\u003eportugal\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nostalgia\"\u003enostalgia\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=fine_wino\"\u003efine_wino\u003c/a\u003e"}

18-06-17 Weekly Links