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TODO - import more of its archived text

This is on my list of books to re-read.

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Entertainment > Reading >

www.freax.hu [ 1 ] on archive.org
http://www.maz-sound.com/FREAX/en/Intro/

A book on the history of the demoscene.

This is on history and itself has become a collectable piece of it. I bought and read this years ago.. probably in 2007 or thereabouts.

  • aka Freax volume 1. - A brief history of the computer demoscene
  • by by Tamas Polgar, aka Tomkatz / Madwizards
  • Copyright and published by CWS Verlag
  • ISBN (blank)
  • Available as an e-book.



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pushtotalk.nu (archived)

Implements push-to-talk functionality directly on an audio input device.

It toggles the audio device's mute. Used as a global push-to-talk when a program does not support such a feature, such as with a web browser that does not currently have focus.

  • 2017-09-27 - abandoned: The website has been gone for a little while now.

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www.dx.com/p/401458 [ 1 ] dead, and now redirects to some other product.

A very high quality and easy-to-use dictaphone / mp3 player / USB stick.

highly recommended

  • DEAD - This isn't in use, even as a music player, because I wrecked the audio jack.
  • abandoned - the store page is gone and I didn't have a brand page
  • There is no name brand or model identification on this device or its documentation.
  • dx names this 1.2" 8GB Noise Reduction Digital Voice Recorder w/ Speaker - Grey



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1. dead, and now redirects to some other product.

Pale Moon extensions > Greasemonkey >

https://web.archive.org/web/20170530011511/https://github.com/gantt/downloadyoutube

A cross-browser script that adds a button to download YouTube videos as MP4 and FLV files. This script downloads the videos directly from YouTube and it integrates with YouTube's interface.

It creates a button under the video, to the left of "Add to".

Indispensable!

Abandoned, check out youtube-dl

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Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3489184/
https://www.nbc.com/constantine

A man attains mystical powers originally for selfish reasons, but they taint with a life fraught with danger and demons.

Not a bad show, but the lead character's personality isn't attracting, and there's the old celestial stick-up-the-ass personality in another. The lead female is hot. Hotty hot hot.

This was cancelled after one season. Back in the 90s this show would have done well, but I'm guessing this genre has alternately been well-poisoned or saturated. This show has too much it has to be better than to catch enough attention to survive. I think that it's magic-fantasy was competing with an extraordinarily-strong superhero-fantasy genre.



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