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Zork. Computer Game

Zork is one of the earliest interactive fiction computer games, with roots drawn from the original genre game, Colossal Cave Adventure. The first version of Zork was written in 1977–1979...

Ivan Illich: Deschooling Society

Ivan Illich  (4 September 1926 – 2 December 2002) was an Austrian philosopher, Roman Catholic priest, and "maverick social critic" of the institutions of contemporary Western culture and their effects on...

Amstrad CPC

The Amstrad CPC (short for Colour Personal Computer) is a series of 8-bit home computers produced by Amstrad between 1984 and 1990. It was designed to compete in the mid-1980s home computer...

Captain Crunch

http://www.webcrunchers.com John Thomas Draper (born 1943), also known as Captain Crunch, Crunch or Crunchman  (after Cap'n Crunch, the mascot of abreakfast cereal), is an American computer programmer and former phone phreak. He is a legendary...

ColecoVision

Coleco Inc. is an American company founded in 1932 by Maurice Greenberg as "Connecticut Leather Company". It became a highly successful toy company in the 1980s, known for its mass-produced...

Radio Shack TRS-80 Computer

The Radio Shack TRS-80 Color Computer (also marketed as the Tandy Color Computer and affectionately nicknamed CoCo) was a home computer launched in 1980. It was one of the earliest of the...

Bodhilinux

Bodhi Linux is a Linux Distribution leveraging the fast, customizable, and beautiful Enlightenment Desktop. Enlightenment coupled with a minimal set of utilities such as...

OpenSimulator: 3D Simulation

OpenSimulator is an open-source server platform for hosting virtual worlds. It is compatible with the client for Second Life and can host alternative worlds with differing feature sets with multiple...

OPEN WONDERLAND

Open Wonderland (originally Project Wonderland) is a Java open-source toolkit for creating collaborative 3D virtual worlds. Within those worlds, users can communicate with high-fidelity, immersive audio, share...

HEATWORKS MODEL 1 Water heater

The HEATWORKS MODEL 1 is a tankless electric water heater which revolutionizes the way water is heated. The MODEL 1 produces instant, endless hot...

Principality of Sealand

The Principality of Sealand is an unrecognized micronation, located on HM Fort Roughs, a former Second World WarMaunsell Sea Fort in the North Sea 13 kilometres (7 nmi) off the coast of Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. Since...

Ing. Giorgio Rosa – Isola delle Rose

Republic of Rose Island The Republic of Rose Island (Esperanto: Respubliko de la Insulo de la Rozoj) was a short-lived micronation on a man-made platform in the Adriatic Sea, 11 km...

Radio Caroline

Radio Caroline is a British radio station founded in 1964 by Ronan O'Rahilly to circumvent the record companies' control of popular music broadcasting in the United Kingdomand the BBC's...

SODIS Solar water disinfection

Solar water disinfection - the SODIS method - is a simple procedure to disinfect drinking water. Contaminated water is filled in a transparent PET-bottle...

1977: TRS-80

Radio Shack in 1977 when he saw a grand future for the personal computer When Kornfeld and Radio Shack debuted the TRS-80 in 1977, the...

1981 news report about the internet

1981, you had to spend over a good $10 a day for online access to a major newspaper like the The Times. You needed a...

First year anniversary of the Berlin Wall (1962)

Universal newsreel from 1962 looking at the 1st year anniversary of the Berlin Wall. Housed at: Internet Archive | From: Universal City Studios Underlying Work: PD U.S. | Digital Copy: No Additional...

Carracho Communications

Carracho Communications GbR  Founded by the two students Jörn and Mirko Hartmann in Berlin in July 1998, the company has developed the powerful "Carracho" client/server...

Save yout internet – Article 13

On 12 September, the European Parliament will debate and vote on Article 13 . Thanks to thousands of emails, calls and messages, the European Parliament...

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