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Archive for April 3rd, 2018

Nick Craver on Twitter: “Evidently they make USB rechargeable arc lighters now, most around $10 on Amazon…and they’re awesome:… “

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/04/03

Stuff to remember: [WayBackNick Craver on Twitter: “Evidently they make USB rechargeable arc lighters now, most around $10 on Amazon…and they’re awesome:… “

https://smile.amazon.de/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?field-keywords=plasmabogen+usb

–jeroen

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Where am I?

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/04/03

Google is smart; you can ask it https://www.google.com/search?q=what%27s+my+location

This is accurate enough for many uses (it’s off for a couple of kilometers):

curl "https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/browserlocation/json?browser=firefox&key=AIzaSyDBgL8fm9bD8RLShATOLI1xKmFcZ4ieMkM&sensor=true"

Some links about the above API:

–jeroen

via: [WayBackI need help; I want to know the geographical location of the place where I am…

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History: Pascal compiler for 68000 firmware development

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/04/03

From the 1980s: GCS Pascal compiler for 68000 firmware development [WayBack] http://www.wirfs-brock.com/allen/files/tek/gcsPascal.pdf article by Allen Wirfs-Brock and Paul L. McCuiiough both working for Tektronix back then (note the company still exists after all these years).

via: [WayBack] A PASCAL COMPILER FOR MOTOROLA 68000 FIRMWARE DEVELOPMENT – Pascal is a computer programming language known for itsunique combination of simplicity, pow… – Kyle Miller – Google+

–jeroen

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