Wednesday, February 26
Rabid Cabbages Edition
- The Smithsonian has released an archive of 2.8 million photos into the public domain.
Specifically a CC0 license. They're planning to digitise their entire collection of 155 million items.
- Microsoft can go fuck themselves. (Bleeping Computer)
No, I am not going to depend on an online service to log into my own computer.
I think I ran into this recently when reinstalling my spare laptop, which got stuck in a boot loop after a failed upgrade to Windows 10 1909. I hadn't configured WiFi at that point so it wasn't possible for me to use an online account, and the installer allowed me to set up a local account. Apparently that is now the only way to do so at install time.
- Really want a Nintendo PlayStation? Got $300,000 plus burning a hole in your pocket? It could be yours. (Tech Report)
It's the real deal and in working order. (Heritage Auctions)
And probably the only one in the world, since it's a prototype for a joint venture that never went ahead.
Supposedly the 2004 ISOs are available so I might try again and see what the current state is.
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