The Commodordion is an 8-bit accordion primarily made of C64s, floppy disks, and gaffer tape. Article includes a video of the Commodordion in action.
The LPL on security through obscurity, the mission of his youtube channel, and the hacker mindset
A talk by Gary Bernhardt from Strange Loop 2015 about ideology in computer programming (the beliefs that guide programmers without them realizing/admitting that they hold those beliefs).
A nice 20-minute video on Penrose tiling
A documentary about scholastic chess in Illinois.
Magnus's Banter Blitz sessions on chess24 are very good.
Fun example of using a topological theorem to solve a discrete puzzle.
He's no John Bartholomew, but Carlsen is surprisingly good at explaining his moves as he plays.
Robert Baruch is getting custom LCDs manufactured in China at surprisingly low quantities and total cost.
See also his video about the project: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p8-HfGTCcCk
I usually prefer text articles to instructional videos, but Vimcast screencasts are very nice.
A documentary following two attempts by Gary Robbins to finish the Barkley Marathons (2016 and 2017). I recommend first watching the documentary titled "The Barkley Marathons: The Race That Eats Its Young" (available on Netflix) to get an idea of what the race is all about.
Robbins ran again this year (2018) and was the only person to finish the fun run (but didn't make the cutoff for lap 4).
DrDrunkenstein AKA Magnus Carlsen streaming himself drinking, listening to Eminem, and playing bullet chess for two hours.
This was the 4th Lichess Titled Arena tournament: https://lichess.org/blog/Ws917iQAAH0Eftbz/gm-magnus-carlsen-wins-fourth-consecutive-lichess-titled-arena
I really like this aesthetic. Now I want to build a little console system based on a display like this.
In this talk Rich Hickey makes a distinction between "simple" and "easy" to justify some oft advanced (if rather anti-OOP) software engineering practices: prefer composition, avoid state, try not to mess up your data by wrapping it in objects.
Ange Albertini with some file polyglot wizardry.
A re-recording from the original script of Alan Turing's 1951 radio lecture titled "Can Digital Computers Think?"
That time a bunch of nerdcore rappers had beef with Alex Trebek. "Your achievements are watching smarter people succeed."