Essentially, since the Raspberry Pi is a fully functional Linux computer, what you’re doing here is installing a piece of software called Stella. Through a bit of genius reverse engineering, Stella emulates an Atari 2600 video game console.
That’s great, but what about the games?
Well, you’re obviously not going to rig up a cable from your Raspberry Pi to an Atari cartridge through a bit of MacGyvering and then just start playing. So you can put that Swiss Army Knife down, because here we’re going to use ROMs — software backups of your physical Atari cartridges.
I thought it was just my iPhone 5, too. When I’d get a text message on my old iPhone 4, the vibration was much more discrete and toned down. The iPhone 5 definitely has a powerful vibrating motor and one that tends to make a bit more sound.
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How exactly do these 83 million people interact with the party on a daily basis, and it with them? The cold war image which still shapes most western stereotypes includes a relationship between party and people that was deep and intimate: Chinese citizens (not just party members) used to be told by the CPC where to live, work and study, when to marry and how many children to have, and even how far apart their births should be. The CPC had a hand in everything, cradle to grave, school to workplace; and after work the party was there, organising political denunciations and reporting on trifles such as who failed to clean up their dog mess.
Civilization is a limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities. - Mark Twain