16 Posts Categorized "Nostalgia"


Twenty Five Years on Myst Island

Among the list of “wow it was 25 years ago” was this Fast Company article that came across my twitter stream, “Myst” at 25: How it changed gaming, created addicts, and made enemies. In Myst, you explore an ornately detailed island that leads to other vaguely Victorian sci-fi worlds (called ages) created by a character […]

Memories, Nostalgia

Landsat Imagery 30+ Years Later

Tony Hirst, absolutely one of the best last of the Bloghicans, wrote the other day of Keeping Up With What’s Possible – Daily Satellite Imagery from AWS. This struck a memory nerve, as this is what I did in the late 1980s for my Masters Thesis in Geology… though it was stone and chisel computing […]

Nostalgia, Presenting

Ten Years Between Blog Posts?

Sorry I have not blogged for a decade… Sigh, such excuses. I set up https://cogdogroo.wordpress.com/ in 2007 for a speaking/presenting tour of Australia I did in October 2007– well it was every capital city in two weeks, a bit mad cap. But I did manage 75 posts starting back with planning in February. So it’s […]

Experiments, Nostalgia

Perpetual Motion Web Machines

I’m amazed the gears still turn on some of my old web sites. Sure, the old HTML still works, I have a conference “paper” on the web I did in 1994 that still functions. But it does not really provide more than static information. I smiled at seeing a tweet from friends in New Zealand […]


Hypercard Archeostackology

I’m digging down to the code fragments of some of my first technology work, finding but fragments and relics in the layers bit dated 1992-1994. I credit/blame Tom Cc @cogdog https://t.co/d86h5phOyj — Tom Woodward (@twoodwar) August 19, 2017 I had briefly seen mention of the Internet Archive’s collection of Hypercard Stacks using a webpased eumlator. […]