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Gaming Historian's History of Wolfenstein

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Over a year ago, Gaming Historian made and posted a three/3 parts (total time is over 30.75 minutes) YouTube video playlist on "History of Wolfenstein" -- "Gaming Historian begins the history of the Wolfenstein series, which began all the way back in 1981 on the Apple II.

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X to Close

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About a year ago, Reddit share an over 1.75 years old Medium article on the designs and histories of X buttons -- "X's are everywhere in user interface (UI) design. A powerful symbol, [x] is capable of closing windows and popups, toolbars and tabs and anything else that might otherwise be cluttering up your screen.

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The life and death of the creative computer virus.

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HardOCP shared a Hopes&Fears article showing "The life and death of the creative computer virus -- The early 90's were a renaissance for a certain type of computer virus. Today, we think of a virus as an insidious thing that hides and wreaks various forms of havoc like destroying a nuclear facility; never peaking its head up intentionally. But there was a time when viruses were more playful and made their presence known with creative and occasionally funny graphics or animations via 'payloads.' We recreated the payloads of old school viruses..."

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Demo(nstration)s -- The new danger of humanity.

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Pouet has a short and hilarious 6.5 minutes video documentary on the demo(nstration) scene on how it is "the new danger of humanity." Be sure to

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Devhumor -- Funny things that programmers do.

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[12:59pm] [Ant> heh: http://www.reddit.com/r/devhumor/top/
12:59PM [Willie> [ top scoring links : devhumor ] - www.reddit.com
[12:59pm] [Ant> Lots of funnies!
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01:08PM [Mousey> http://devhumor.com/
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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)s show our brains shutting down when we see security prompts...

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Ars Technica reported that "Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRIs) show our brains shutting down when we see security prompts. This is your brain after repeated security warnings. Any questions?

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CodeCombat - Learn how to code by playing a Flash game.

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10:36AM m4tic> VERY good execution - http://codecombat.com/
10:36AM Willie> [ CodeCombat - Learn how to code by playing a game ] - codecombat.com
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Playable old Disk Operating System (DOS) games online!

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Internet Archive has many old computer games, for Disk Operating System (DOS), to play online in the web browsers.

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Bars progressing: Amusing dialog boxes with progress bars.

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Boing Boing shared Asylum Art (#1 and #2) showing various funny computers' dialog box illustrations

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The branded bug: Meet the people who name vulnerabilities.

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This ZDNet opnion article says "Summary: Opinion: As 2014 comes to a close, bugs are increasingly disclosed with catchy names and logos.

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Insecured, Open Virtual Network Computing (VNC) Tweets

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10:31AM [m4tic] ha! This guy - https://twitter.com/Viss
10:31AM [Flexo] [Link Info] title: @Viss
10:32AM [m4tic] he's doing a vnc scan of the interent and posting intresting results
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