“2,500 years ago, a Greek poet named Simonides invented powerful memory techniques that are being rediscovered today. We’ll walk you through learning the methods step-by-step.”
“Welcome to the inaugural issue of The Disconnect. You now have access to all the stories, commentary, and poetry in this issue, but not to the rest of the internet.”
“The wargames offered by the OverTheWire community can help you to learn and practice security concepts in the form of fun-filled games.”
Beyond security, the first game, “Bandit,” is a useful introduction to the command line, common tools, e.g, ssh, man, grep, etc., and basic operating system concepts, such as permissions.
“…a deeply comprehensive timeline detailing what actually happened and what’s still happening in the ever-changing story of the president, his inner circle and a web of Russian oligarchs, hackers and government officials.
Since first launched in February 2017, the Trump-Russia Timeline has grown to more than 600 entries — and we will continue to add updates regularly.”
—Steven Harper, “Interactive Timeline: Everything We Know About Russia and President Trump.” BillMoyers.com. Last updated, January 31, 2018.
Eventually, the Embassy of the Free Mind will consist of digital copies of the core collection of the Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica of the The Ritman Library — which is ~5,000 early printed books and manuscripts in the fields of Hermetica, Alchemy, Mysticism, Rosicrucians, Gnosis & Western Esotericism, Kabbalah and other “free thinkers”. The first 1,500 books are already available online. The digitisation was made possible thanks to Dan and Blythe Brown, who used this collection to write The Da Vinci Code.
As you can see from the front page, there are some wonderful illustrations and even some of the writing is beautiful.
“The Ransom Center’s movie poster collection consists of an estimated 10,000 posters and spans the entire history of film from the silent era to the present day. All sizes of American film posters are represented: Window Cards (14″ x 22″), Inserts (14″ x 36″), Half Sheets (22″ x 28″), One Sheets (27″ x 41″), Three Sheets (41″ x 81″), Six Sheets (81″ x81″), and 24 Sheets (i.e.: billboards, 9′ x 20.5′).”