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Sixteen Colors of Liberation – Online Patriotic Art of the Gulf War

One of my more eccentric hobbies is as an armchair, amateur historian preserving the transient digital culture we all live in. A specific area of interest of mine is material from the Bulletin Board System (BBS) era. Specifically, 1993-1996. This is the time I started getting online with computers and connecting with other people before […]

Hacking History – A Brief Look Into Philly’s Hacking Roots

The tech scene in Philadelphia is booming. We have local startups like Duck Duck Go and TicketLeap, and we have co-working spaces like Indy Hall and Philly Game Forge. We have hackathons like Apps for Philly Transit and Start-up Weekend Health, and we have hackerspaces like Hive 76 and Devnuts. We have user groups like […]