Julius Kaiser

Title: Links week 23/2023...
Status: Informational

Published: 09 Jun 2023
Updated: 09 Jun 2023

Links week 23/2023

This folder was named “links week 09/2023”..

  • The Weapons That Win World Wars - “Asymmetric advantages disappear when the gloves come off.” - 02/2023, A. Vernon

  • securitytxt.org - “A proposed standard which allows websites to define security policies.”

  • Darwin - “Open Source operating system from Apple that forms the basis for Mac OS X” - 10/2022, PureDarwin project

  • MINIX From Scratch - “learning MINIX is probably the best way to learn about operating systems” - 03/2022, @ooc0nnell

  • oldlinux.org - “Collect all the materials related to the ancient Linux for historic testimony; Rebuild the oldest Linux system that couldn’t found anywhere nowaday [..]”

  • A Heavily Commented Linux Kernel Source Code - 01/2019, Z. Jiong

  • Vanilla OS - “Vanilla OS is an immutable and atomic Ubuntu-based distribution that receives updates at the right time without sacrificing security or functionality.”

  • memex - “The memex is a secure archiving tool that offers a user interface similar to git’s.”

  • Master Emacs in one year - 07/2022, B. Chen

  • Build Your Own X From Scratch Books - “Level up your coding skills. By building projects from scratch. With succinct & condensed books.” - J. Smith

  • Reverse Engineering A Mysterious UDP Stream in My Hotel - “I got curious and opened Wireshark, as any tinkerer would do.” - 05/2016, G. Yaltirakli

  • Provider Provisioned Virtual Private Network (VPN) Terminology - “The widespread interest in provider-provisioned Virtual Private Network (VPN) solutions lead to memos proposing different and overlapping solutions. The IETF working groups (first Provider Provisioned VPNs and later Layer 2 VPNs and Layer 3 VPNs) have discussed these proposals and documented specifications.” - 03/2005, L. Andersson/ T. Madsen/ Acreo AB

  • A Common Operational Problem in DNS Servers: Failure to Communicate - “The DNS is a query/response protocol. Failing to respond to queries, or responding incorrectly, causes both immediate operational problems and long-term problems with protocol development.” - 09/2020, M. Andrews/ R. Bellis/ ISC

  • The Duel: Test Drive II - “a 1989 racing video game developed by Distinctive Software and published by Accolade for Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple IIGS, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST, Sega Genesis and SNES.”

  • Write a First Person Game in 2KB With Rust - “My goal here is to show how something that looks complicated can be broken down into simple pieces […]” This is an excellent write-up on raycasting! 02/2023, G. Handy

  • WASM-4 - “Build retro games using WebAssembly for a fantasy console”

    • Newest Games - “Games and experiments built by users.”
  • NESFab - “is a new programming language for creating NES games. Designed with 8-bit limitations in mind, the language is more ergonomic to use than C, while also producing faster assembly code.”

  • WebNES - “NES emulator in Javascript using HTML5 canvas.”

  • webassembly for the rest of us - “This is a transcript-alike of a talk that I gave last week at BOB 2023, a gathering in Berlin of people that are using “technologies beyond the mainstream” to get things done: Haskell, Clojure, Elixir, and so on.” - 03/2023, A. Wingo

  • Recreating ANSI Art from a screenshot - “In 2001, I found a 250 MB tape that was the last backup of my old BBS and restored it to my computer. Feeling nostalgic, I logged in to it locally and took a few screenshots..” - 02/2023, B. Fan

  • Rare Historical Photos

  • Poor Man’s Styleguide - “A frontend styleguide for the pragmatic” - 01/2023, B. Braun

  • Tufte CSS - “provides tools to style web articles using the ideas demonstrated by Edward Tufte’s books and handouts. Tufte’s style is known for its simplicity, extensive use of sidenotes, tight integration of graphics with text, and carefully chosen typography.” - D. Liepmann

  • Laying Out a Print Book With CSS - 03/2023, I. G. McDowell

  • An end to typographic widows on the web - 03/2023, R. Rutter

  • Why does the all 0 public key have a known private key in SR25519 and ED25519?

  • ASCII by Jason Scott - “Jason Scott’s weblog of computer history, punditry and trivia, ..” - J. Scott

  • http://textfiles.com/ - “The focus is on mid-1980’s textfiles and the world as it was then, but even these files are sometime retooled 1960s and 1970s works, and offshoots of this culture exist to this day.” - J. Scott

  • Qualcomm wants to replace eSIMs with iSIMs, has the first certified SoC - “SIMs were plastic cards, then motherboard chips, and soon will just be in the SoC.” - 03/2023, R. Amadeo

  • The AT Protocol - “The AT Protocol is a networking technology created by Bluesky to power the next generation of social applications.” - 2023, Bluesky PBLLC

  • Gluster - “is a free and open source scalable network filesystem”

  • BeeGFS - “is a hardware-independent POSIX parallel file system”

  • Ukraine War: How has the Internet Changed in Ukraine 12 Months on - 02/2023, A. Siddiqui

  • Use of BGP for Routing in Large-Scale Data Centers - 08/2016, P. Lapukhov/ A. Premji/ J. Mitchell, Ed.

  • BGP Over QUIC - draft-chen-idr-bgp-over-quic-00 - 06/2021, S. Chen/ Y. Zhang/ H. Wang/ Z. Li

  • Lessons learned from 15 years of SumatraPDF, an open source Windows app - 07/2021, K. Kowalczyk

  • Load ‘em up and throw ‘em under the bus - “In recent times, I’ve been realizing more and more just how much a screwed up management situation can lead to screwed up technical situations.” - 02/2023, rachelbythebay.com

  • Nushell - “Nu works on Linux, macOS, BSD, and Windows. Learn it once, then use it anywhere.”

  • charm_ - “We build tools to make the command line glamorous.”

  • Tabby - “is an infinitely customizable cross-platform terminal app for local shells, serial, SSH and Telnet connections.”

  • The oldest privesc - “injecting careless administrators’ terminals using TTY pushback” - G. Quéré

  • pgrok - “The pgrok is a multi-tenant HTTP/TCP reverse tunnel solution through remote port forwarding from the SSH protocol.”

  • An Introduction to Computer Networks - “a free and open general-purpose computer-networking textbook, complete with diagrams and exercises. It covers the LAN, internetworking and transport layers, focusing primarily on TCP/IP.” - P. L. Dordal

  • eXoDOS - “is an attempt to catalog, obtain, and make playable every game developed for the DOS and PC Booter platform.”