Heads up: An enterprising reader has created their own RSS feed for the show. I don’t use RSS often enough to appraise it, so let me know how it works for you. If it’s good and does what we need, I’d be happy to make this the official feed.
Good news for those of you who enjoyed SolderHawk’s visit in the previous episode: She’s going to come back and visit again in a few weeks.
Hosts: Paul, Shamus.
Episode edited by Issac.
This week the community is doing a Return to Bloodborne event, which just means encouraging people to create a new character and go through the game again while using all of the online features. A similar event was done yearly for Demon’s Souls, which had its servers shut down earlier this year.
Which older game that you like would you participate in such an event for?
03:21 Kerbal Space Program
The new DLC (which we shamefully didn’t name in the show) is called “Making History”. The stellar Scott Manley can give you a pretty good overview of what the new features are:
08:00 Issac played Deus Ex: Human Revolution
My son: This doesn’t work for me.
Me: That’s my boy!
Here is the first episode of the Let’s Play that Paul was talking about:
23:34 My site went down for 6 hours on Friday the 9th.
Note that I think I used the wrong terms here. The tiers of web service are roughly: 1) Shared Hosting. 2) VPS 3) Dedicated hosting. In the show I mispoke when I said I needed “shared hosting”. I need the second one.
I have better things to do than move my site again, after the last move was such a nightmare. And I’m paid up for the year and I’d hate to see that cash go to waste. But this host is ticking time bomb.
Like I said on the show: I’m looking for a LAMPThe four pillars of the modern web: Linux, Apache, MySql, PHP. VPS with shell access. I know I got some recommendations the last time the site went down, but it’s been a few months and I’m looking for updated information. I have to crowdsource this, since, like I said in the show, the typical review sites don’t dig deep enough to find the big problems.
36:50 Affinity / Photoshop replacement
I can’t believe I’ve found a possible replacement for the venerable Paint Shop Pro 8.
 The four pillars of the modern web: Linux, Apache, MySql, PHP.
Quakecon Keynote 2013 Annotated
An interesting but technically dense talk about gaming technology. I translate it for the non-coders.
There are two major schools of thought about how you should write software. Here's what they are and why people argue about it.
PC Hardware is Toast
This is why shopping for graphics cards is so stupid and miserable.
A Star is Born
Remember the superhero MMO from 2009? Neither does anyone else. It was dumb. So dumb I was compelled to write this.
Even allegedly smart people can make life-changing blunders that seem very, very obvious in retrospect.