A page of instructions for region unlocking various consumer DVD players.
Give the web application on this site a URL, some text, a phone number, or an SMS code and it'll generated a 2d barcode called a QRcode, which you can save as a .png file to use as you like. Good for stickers, business cards, and other ways of making some data machine readable and scannable.
A gallery of images made by sticking random toys into a radiograph.
Software that emulates the guidance computer of the Apollo space capsules.
The book that started the Creative Commons movement.
A store that specializes in toys, gadgets, and tools imported from Japan.
Brickbatting, common sense, and futurism. Worth a read by everyone, I think.
A well thought out and carefully written paper discussing existential risks to the human race.
A free ebook about deploying low cost wireless data networks in an infrastructure mode in remote locations.
William Gibson's self-destructing work Agrippa has been reconstructed from one of the original diskettes (it was never actually released) and put online as a simulation.
RepRap is an open-source (hardware, software, and documentation) desktop fabrication system which lets you construct arbitrary objects (or parts for assembling more complex systems). It's unique in that you can construct one yourself for about $400us, and it is fully capable of making duplicates of itself.
Just what the title says - merit badges for nerds!
A wiki of ways to fix things, including teardowns, where, to get parts, video tutorials, and diagnostic procedures.
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