The Eighties

{"content":{"id":1661,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://youtu.be/6MDAac7WyLI?t=3229\"\u003eGood Tamil song from randomly-found Tamil comedy\u003c/a\u003e. According to Wikipedia, it is a bout a mother who is trying to marry off her village idiot sons. I would kill for a subtitled version.\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-09-27T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-09-24T01:00:10.000Z","updated_at":"2020-09-27T15:40:17.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=india\"\u003eindia\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_eighties\"\u003ethe_eighties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tamil\"\u003etamil\u003c/a\u003e"}

Daily Link

Good Tamil song from randomly-found Tamil comedy. According to Wikipedia, it is a bout a mother who is trying to marry off her village idiot sons. I would kill for a subtitled version.

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Amstrad CPC 464 Advertisement

{"content":{"id":1572,"title":"The first Toshiba laptop","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/4da.jpg\"\u003e","publication_date":"2020-09-21T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-08-16T17:56:21.000Z","updated_at":"2020-08-16T17:56:21.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pictures\"\u003epictures\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=retrocomputing\"\u003eretrocomputing\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_eighties\"\u003ethe_eighties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=japan\"\u003ejapan\u003c/a\u003e"}

The first Toshiba laptop

{"content":{"id":1626,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/jan_shvankmajers_dimensions_of_dialogue\"\u003eJan Švankmajer’s “Dimensions of Dialogue”.\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-09-14T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-09-11T02:40:37.000Z","updated_at":"2020-09-11T02:40:37.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=czech_republic\"\u003eczech_republic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=shorts\"\u003eshorts\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_eighties\"\u003ethe_eighties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e"}

Daily Link

{"content":{"id":1611,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wvzyd0OZg1I\"\u003eThe 1981 arcade game Qix\u003c/a\u003e: Apparently the sound design was considered revolutionary back in its day, but is now painful to listen to. It looks pretty fun though!\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-09-05T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-09-03T18:26:59.000Z","updated_at":"2020-09-03T18:27:20.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=games\"\u003egames\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_eighties\"\u003ethe_eighties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=retrocomputing\"\u003eretrocomputing\u003c/a\u003e"}

Daily Link

The 1981 arcade game Qix: Apparently the sound design was considered revolutionary back in its day, but is now painful to listen to. It looks pretty fun though!

{"content":{"id":1598,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wTTODksGtA\u0026list=PLWdcX6Sy62Ft2KFv57ld3T33lp7oPQEvV\u0026index=134\"\u003eA Swedish new wave song about a girl saving a crow\u003c/a\u003e. I don't know how it ended up on my daily links list. I have no memory of it whatsoever. But I dig its intensity.\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-08-28T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-08-26T03:38:56.000Z","updated_at":"2020-08-26T03:39:39.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sweden\"\u003esweden\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=swedish\"\u003eswedish\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=animals\"\u003eanimals\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=birds\"\u003ebirds\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_eighties\"\u003ethe_eighties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=new_wave\"\u003enew_wave\u003c/a\u003e"}

Daily Link

A Swedish new wave song about a girl saving a crow. I don't know how it ended up on my daily links list. I have no memory of it whatsoever. But I dig its intensity.

{"content":{"id":1589,"title":"Daily Links","body":"\u003cp\u003eIf you're of a certain age, you probably know alien t-shirt Kurt Cobain often wore, even if you don't associate it with Cobain himself. It comes from a schizophrenic musician named Daniel Johnston, who truly did did some beautiful and sad music with a very DYI aesthetic. \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qgXYvjVNvk\u0026list=PLfyf-_OyYbyqTcwzWwGF5wpZiWESLl6Id\u0026index=4\"\u003eWalking the cow.\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-08-23T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-08-20T04:45:07.000Z","updated_at":"2020-08-20T04:45:22.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_eighties\"\u003ethe_eighties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=animals\"\u003eanimals\u003c/a\u003e"}

Daily Links

If you're of a certain age, you probably know alien t-shirt Kurt Cobain often wore, even if you don't associate it with Cobain himself. It comes from a schizophrenic musician named Daniel Johnston, who truly did did some beautiful and sad music with a very DYI aesthetic. Walking the cow.

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Temple Bar Marker, London

{"content":{"id":1526,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003eThe first edition of the \"Starting Forth\" is \u003ca href=\"https://1scyem2bunjw1ghzsf1cjwwn-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Starting-FORTH.pdf\"\u003efree online\u003c/a\u003e through the copyright owner, and is a bit of a classic among certain older programmers. Even if you're not interested, please take note of all the groovy drawings.\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-07-12T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-07-06T19:45:25.000Z","updated_at":"2020-07-12T12:32:21.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=programming\"\u003eprogramming\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=forth\"\u003eforth\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_eighties\"\u003ethe_eighties\u003c/a\u003e"}

Daily Link

The first edition of the "Starting Forth" is free online through the copyright owner, and is a bit of a classic among certain older programmers. Even if you're not interested, please take note of all the groovy drawings.

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Brutus Receiving the Bodies of his Sons - Jacques-Louis David

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A Boy Drinking - Annibale Carracci

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Your Choice of Beverage

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Portrait of Giovanna Tornabuoni - Domenico Ghirlandaio

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Hanshitie - Su Shi

In addition to being a great scholar and artist, he's still very famous in China for inventing deep-fried pork fat.

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Digit the Muppet

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Daily Links

Back in the 80s, a Max Headroom impersonator took over two Chicago TV stations and no one to this day knows who or how. Definitely watch the videos in the article.