New Blood Joins This Earth… </sing>

January 9th, 2015 by markku

We’re happy to announce that we have a new editor who will help us speed up the updates – Antti hasn’t had much time lately and Markku has been quite burdened, too. Now Gleb has joined the crew. He’s currently doing his postdoc at the University of Zurich with a focus on software piracy. Expect some reorganizing and new items shortly.

Broken links fixed

January 6th, 2015 by markku

Thanks to Brian Qiu who pointed out some broken links. Now most of them should be ok again. There are some changes looming ahead in the near future, but more on that later.

Hacking Europe articles up

December 7th, 2014 by markku

The book Hacking Europe plus two individual articles (Wasiak 2014, Silvast & Reunanen 2014) were added to the bibliography.

8-Bit Reggae

December 7th, 2014 by markku

Still pondering if this should be added to the bibliography or not, but I know it’s of interest to some of you, for sure. The 8-Bit Reggae book by Nicolas Nova:

A new soul joins the party

November 17th, 2014 by markku

Added Gleb J. Albert to the Researchers page. He’s currently starting his postdoc at the University of Zürich. History of software piracy is one of his topics of interest.

Generation 64

October 15th, 2014 by markku

Swedes Jimmy Wilhelmsson and Kenneth Grönwall have recently published a book called Generation 64, which is, quite obviously, about the Commodore 64, its games, demos and how it has affected people’s lives. In Swedish only for now, but there might be an English translation later, provided there’s enough interest.

Two additions

September 14th, 2014 by markku

A little warez dude article by Linus Walleij and the German translation of his Copyright finns inte added to the list, thanks to Gleb J. Albert.

Hacking Europe finally out

September 11th, 2014 by markku

We’ll surely review the articles separately when we get our hands on them, but in any case: the long-awaited book Hacking Europe is finally out and contains multiple chapters that are either about demos or otherwise relevant. (Springer)Link.

A new short paper from DIS 2014

August 6th, 2014 by markku

Nicolai Brodersen Hansen, Rikke Toft Nørgård and Kim Halskov wrote a paper called Crafting Code at the Demo-scene for the DIS 2014 conference held in June 2014. Added to the bibliography, of course!

Kotlinski and Amiga music software

July 6th, 2014 by markku

Added Kotlinski’s (2009) seminar paper on Amiga music programs – mostly trackers, of course.