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12/29/13 Gil's LotD: The Long View

http://basalgangster.macgui.com/RetroMacComputing/The_Long_View/The_Long_View.html The Long View writes about long-forgotten technical details from the original Macintosh system.

12/21/13 Gil's LotD: System 7 emulated

http://jamesfriend.com.au/pce-js/ Emulate Macintosh System 7 in Javascript in your browser.

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4/9/12 Gil's LotD: Android

http://www.asymco.com/2012/04/02/android-economics/ Google makes more from iPhone services than they do from Android phones.

1/9/12 Gil's LotD crap: switchDiskSizeBase

http://web.me.com/brkirch/brkirchs_Software/Mac_OS_X_Software.html For whatever dumb reason Apple switched to base 10 units in MacOS X 10.6. This program sets it back.

11/3/11 Gil's LotD: Reverse engineering

http://mcosre.sourceforge.net/ The MacOS Re project attempted to build a booting system for old Macs from scratch. The project is now dead but there is source and documentation available on the website.

11/1/11 Gil's LotD: Pixar

http://alvyray.com/pixar/default.htm Selected pages from the founding documents of Pixar.

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10/15/11 Gil's LotD: Hardware terminals

http://jstn.cc/post/8692501831 A guide to configuring your hardware serial terminal with MacOS X's gettys.

9/30/11 Gil's LotD: ResExcellence

http://www.resexcellence.com/ The long-defunct Mac website ResExcellence has returned with its old content. Back in the day this site had all kinds of information about the workings of Macintosh systems and I personally learned quite a bit from it in grade school and junior high. It certainly set me on the path that led me to learning everything I know about software.

9/22/11 Gil's LotD: DHCP performance

http://cafbit.com/entry/rapid_dhcp_or_how_do An investigation into how Apple systems get a DHCP lease so quickly.

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8/2/11 Gil's LotD: TenFourFox

http://www.floodgap.com/software/tenfourfox/ Firefox 4.0 has abandoned the PPC platform but some volunteers have ported it back.

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