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Link Dump #33

Hyper-Reality – I’ll admit, while some of this is terrifying, other aspects aren’t so bad for those willing to embrace augmented reality. – Remember forests? Why yes I do. Use this website to “tune into” forests from around the world.

Top and Trending House Songs – While this website (Chosic) offers thousands of genres, I wanted to bookmark this. For me.

The Gospel by Gen Z – Almost bought this for my daughter, but ironically to get the most from it you need some understanding of the source material.

Punish Me App – I’m not sure if this is a joke, but the premise of sending money to someone when you fail to do something is pretty insane.

Steven Wright Quotes – I have no idea why I saved this.

Document Templates Generator – A very innocent sounding name for what looks to be a service that will generate fake identification documents. 15 year old me would have loved it.

The Mist (2007 Movie) – I watched this Stephen King movie, it’s not perfect but it’s good and what an ending!

Supernatural – VR fitness app. I dunno, getting my Oculus all sweaty just doesn’t seem fun, neither does wearing one while jumping around.

ElevenVR – VR table top tennis or “ping pong” as we know it. Now this might be something I could see my self playing.

Link Dumps

Link Dump #32

Dronelink – Drone flight control software that enables automation.

Open my hotel window – A website to help you find a hotel with windows that open. Coming soon.

Books by the Foot – Often seen in hastily flipped homes, books by the foot allows you to fill your shelves with books that look good, but will never be read. Which to be fair, describes most personal libraries.

Private Islands Inc. – Find your perfect island, the poor need not apply.

DarkHotels – Find hotels in areas with low light pullution (think rural) that offer clear views of the night sky perfect for stargazing.

Student Debt Release Tool – Take just 10-20 minutes to ask the Department of Education to forgive your student loans. – Find streamers with zero viewers. Throw them a virtual bone.

LogoFast – Make a quick, simple “app icon” logo.

moood – I’m not really sure what this is for, mood boards maybe?

iCloud Photos Downloader – Reduce your Apple tax with this command-line tool to download all your iCloud photos.

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Link Dump #31

Litchi for DJI Drones – I’m too much of a chicken to ever use software this cool.

Cover Your Tracks – Test your browser uniqueness. Spoiler: It’s not unique.

Site in Shade – Find the best bus seat to minimize sun exposure. For planes too!

Cheese Making Calculator – How much milk to make your favorite cheese?

rabbit – I’ll never own one but I love seeing and dreaming about new gadgets.

Rejected Again – A collection of employment rejection letters. Salty.

Cars & Bids – Cool cars, and I presume a plethora of silver haired guys.

One Minute Focus – I’ll be honest, I bailed after 30 seconds.

McCheapest – Giving actual definition to the familiar phrase: Prices may vary.

737 Max Checker – I don’t know why someone would want to know these things and thankfully the service is down(ish).

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Link Dump #30

Report Phone Spam – How to properly report phone spam.

HackerDigest – For those of addicted to Hacker News, this is a fresh alternative to consume the content without the drama.

American civil religion – Like all religions this one sounds terrible.

“A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.”

Robert A. Heinlein

Talking Hamster Plush Toy – I want this, ut I don’t want to burn $34.

fadblock – Block YouTube ads by paying for a browser extension that might or might not continue working rather than paying for YouTube Premium directly. I do the latter.

Kagi Search – A premium search engine. I use DuckDuckGo.

DarkHotels – Hotels for stargazers and lovers… of the dark.

Spot the Station – An ISS locator app by NASA to help you delight and annoy your family.

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Link Dump #29

Invisible Computers – I fear by the time I build one of these wall calendars I’ll be too old to have a busy schedule.

Ian’s Shoelace Site – A website about actual shoelaces.

Electricity Maps – An interactive map to track how electricity usage effects carbon pollution levels.

Atlas of Surveillance – A database of police surveillance technology both the good (bodycams) and the possibly bad (drones).

FreeTube – Open-source desktop YouTube player for the discerning privacy connoisseur.

Ishkur’s Guide to Electronic Music – For the nerds! The only drawback is that it stops in 2019. Check out the fax for a good chuckle (Q: What’s a whore?) – Virtual credit cards to protect your real credit cards. I don’t know why I don’t use this.

Bring a Trailer – Vintage and classic cars for sale where you literally need to bring a trailer. An old guy paradise.

Open Humans – Donate your genetic data before it gets stolen and sold on the dark web.

Pi – Your personal AI. I’m officially fatigued on these “AI” chatbots. None of them remember you or have any long-term memory which makes them both limited in use and completely indistinguishable from eachother.