Author Archives: Reverend

Phoenix Freeplay and Scramble High Score Save Kit

This week I mustered up the courage to try replacing chips on game boards and soldering sockets. This was fairly new territory for me, but I’ve been watching Tim work (as well as many Youtube videos) and taking notes, so … Continue reading

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The Sisyphean Labor of Link Love

I woke up this morning to a Twitter exchange between Alan Levine and Ken Bauer about creating a plugin that points dead links on a blog to the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine: I might need a WordPress plugin than converts … Continue reading

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Installing Owncast on Reclaim Cloud

I am starting to turn my streaming, recording setup to good use, like demonstrating how to get the open source, self-hosted Owncast up and running in Reclaim Cloud. Below is the text guide to accompany the video. Once you login … Continue reading

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Some Welcome Love for the LAMP Stack

I, too, love LAMP. In @readtedium, @ShortFormErnie "shines a light on LAMP, the background tools that, together, turned the internet into a machine that anyone could run." cc @jimgroom @timmmmyboy @brumface https://t.co/B7Sw5vKFr1 — David D. LaCroix (@DavidDLaCroix) September 4, 2021 … Continue reading

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Robot Tour of Reclaim Arcade

This morning I streamed and recorded a tour of Reclaim Arcade via the robot. It’s always fun to do this kind of thing, and hopefully this video gives you some sense of the space.

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A Quick Tour of Owncast

I spent some of yesterday and this morning playing with an open source streaming software called Owncast. Mo Pezel told me about it last month, and when I saw Digital Ocean had a marketplace app I decided to try and … Continue reading

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A New Era for Reclaim Hosting

Maybe the post title seems dramatic, but the last month has seen a pretty major shift at Reclaim Hosting. It’s funny, because in terms of evolution I think Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey seems fairly accurate in this instance, … Continue reading

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Blog Islands in the Stream

I’m not gonna lie, I have been spending the greater part of the last few days honing my karaoke game. Turns out I can spend endless hours on the web broadcasting to a radio/tv empire with no listeners or viewers … Continue reading

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The Joy of ds106: Week 3

Paul and I continue to churn out the cheesy Joy of ds106 weekly videos, and I have to say they’re a blast. No only do they take very little time and exude an air of sub-par quality, but they’re also … Continue reading

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Playing with Community Edition of Ant Media Server

This morning I played with the Community Edition of the Ant Media using Digital Ocean’s Marketplace image for this media streaming software. I ran it on an AMD 8 GB droplet with 250 GB block storage, but after some testing the … Continue reading

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