No, I should correct that. "floppy disk label layout" was the search term. Only "floppy disk" did have half of the results with actual floppy disks.

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Image searching for "floppy disk" just ends up with non-floppy disk results.

@lightweight @downey

The first step is to consider computer software and business standardisation to be INFRASTRUCTURE.

Using Microsoft Office is, to me, the same as giving a company a private toll road right through the middle of your local city and business districts.

Style just released a command line tool to list Commodore 8-bit disk images.

style64.org/dm

Basically 'ls' for disk images.

What's wrong with (modern) computing?

- Computers spy on us all the time
- Computers are insecure, while pretending not to to be.
- Computers enable new modes of rent seeking, further exasperated by shitty patents and worse laws
- Computers/the modern internet encourage behaviors which are bad for our mental health as individuals.
- Computers and the modern internet, in concert with modern capitalism have built a world essentially without public spaces.

You know, all that bullshit.

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I bought three vinyl records today. It seems black records are becoming rare these days!

2526. Tsp vs Tbsp 

title text: It's like one teraspoon / when all you need is a kilonife

(xkcd.com/2526)
(explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php
)

Preorders for Mega65 started today at around €800 and all ~400 machines seems to have sold out quickly. I thought the price would make it take longer.

The Commodore 64 was released in 1982. It took 14 years for Nintendo to catch up with the Nintendo 64, released in 1996.

I think that I may have made my last SID song without a music editor. I sat yesterday trying to produce a song, typing macros into source code, and I just got fed up by it. Today I started learning Goat Tracker. Hopefully it won’t be too limiting. There’s a lot of stuff in it but it’s just barely a step up from source code editing since you edit commands as magic numbers and type hexadecimal values all over the place. At least I had names for things in the source code.

A pretty nice BASIC demo was released yesterday.

csdb.dk/release/?id=209447

I get this feeling that BASIC demos actually can get some traction.

Shrödinger's Backup

Until you verify your backup, it is both valid and corrupted at the same time.

Today I learned that Delta used the extended color mode on the C64.

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