Episode 19: Holiday

Show notes

  • The Lenovo M720q Tiny: Possibly the Best Mac Mini Alternative - The Lenovo M720q has dimensions, performance, and capabilities almost exactly the same as the mac mini at a more affordable price. You do lose Thunderbolt 3 connectivity as well as having to use an external power supply, but the flexibility the unit gives outweighs these compromises.
  • youtube-dl - youtube-dl is a command-line program to download videos from YouTube.com and a few more sites
  • Jellyfish Bitrate Test Files - A collection of .mkv video clips encoded at various bitrates; useful for testing the network streaming and playback performance of media streamers & HTPCs.
  • GIMPS - Free Mersenne Prime Search Software
  • Public key cryptography - Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange - The history behind public key cryptography & the Diffie-Hellman key exchange algorithm