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Using wireless Bluetooth gamepads and mice on an Amiga or C64

Using wireless Bluetooth gamepads and mice on an Amiga or C64

While I am very fond of the good old joysticks like the TAC-2 and Competition Pro, they do have one drawback – a cable. Sometimes I’d just want to sit down on my couch and play some Amiga games on actual oldskool hardware without having to untangle some extra-long cables and replug everything just to get the computer to sit on my coffee table. Trip up on those cables on your way to the fridge and the Amiga goes flying…

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Enterprise grade coffee infrastructure monitoring

Enterprise grade coffee infrastructure monitoring

An essential part of any data centre is a comprehensive monitoring and alerting infrastructure, which enables network and system administrators to respond quickly and correctly to various issues. While such systems monitor most components vital to day-to-day operations, a significant one is often overlooked. Most NOCs and IT departments simply would not function at all if they don’t have a steady supply of fresh coffee. While high availability configurations using two coffee pots can mitigate the problem of running out of coffee, they can actually introduce latency…

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