Yesterday, 26th of September was Stanislav Petrov Day.
A day to celebrate that you, me, everyone isn't nuclear vapour right now.
SP - disobeyed orders and military protocol, used his own thinking, and by doing so averted nuclear retaliation based on false alarms that would likely have caused a mass nuclear war in 1983.
Stanislav Petrov, often referred to as "The man who saved the world" died in December 2017
This is very nice
"How to Build a Low-tech Website"
"Our new blog is designed to radically reduce the energy use associated with accessing our content."
I especially liked the dithered images. I'm not sure why, but the dithered images were especially appealing to me. It has a retro/underground vibe found in a lot of self-published zines
I actually built a little toy service (that I will also eventually open source) which converts any RSS feed to an ActivityPub actor that you can subscribe to in Mastodon (or any other AP-compatible client).
Play with it if you like! It is SUPER rough and most feeds end up horribly rendered in Mastodon but it's still kinda cool to see it work: https://bots.tinysubversions.com/convert/
programmer, gopher, autistic, nb (he/him). interests include arts, science, culture, ai. i value diversity.
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