Michael Pick created a fully-functional miniature "iMac", slicing down a Raspberry Pi 4 (with a Dremel!) to fit inside his custom-printed case. He takes us through the process of designing the device and assembling it; the keyboard is the only retail item left unhacked. At that size, you'd never know it was running Twister OS, a Linux distribution for the Pi designed to look and feel as close to Windows or MacOS as possible.
Boing Boing contributor Clive Thompson has a specialty search engine which allows you to search on public domain books published prior to 1924. Clive is a big proponent of "rewilding" our attention and offers serendipity searches into weird old books as part of that noble effort. READ THE REST
As a self-diagnosed hoarder, having a cultivated taste for some aspects of Marie Kondo's method is an odd amalgam that somehow works for me. Prior to finding this folding technique, fitted sheets were always a bother; even with Jess's Mean-AF approach, Cory's Tar-J-J-Jay Down Under Maneuver, and Mark's March of Dimes solution, I've never been… READ THE REST
Unlike its American counterpart, the Japanese comic industry is all about paving the way for new characters. In the States, characters like Iron Man, Superman, and Deadpool have become so dominant that new superheroes struggle to gain a foothold in the comic industry. In opposition, fans of Japanese comics and shonen manga, in particular, are… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Some people do it professionally, and some people do it recreationally, but thanks to smartphones, almost everybody can take a shot at being a photographer these days. Gone are the days of needing… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. More people are working from laptops than ever these days. Whether you're self-employed, starting online education, or utilizing a work-from-home setup, you need to be able to work from anywhere. Laptops… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Between the stresses of work, classes, and home life, when was the last time you were able to relax and enjoy a little bit of free time? In a world of side… READ THE REST