Check out this hilarious video from Laser Unicorns with Hackerman’s how to hack time tutorial. The video looks like something discovered in a time capsule from the 80’s and is loaded with vintage computers and retro tech. Hackerman’s guide is actually part of the promotional material for the recently released Kung Fury movie which is an homage to action/cult movies from the 80’s and 90’s. Both videos are a major nostalgia trip!
Don’t forget Hackerman’s sage advice, “With great processing power comes great responsibility.”
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