Over the years I have been a fan of the alternative OS; NeXTstep, SunOS, vms, and of course my daily driver MacOS 1-9, Mac OS X, Mac os. The past few revisions it is clear Apple has lost its way … the rest of the story. . . “Haiku OS”Read more
Oh, there is much to tell, but here is the teaser. I have a Platt Book of Keweenaw county that has been handed down in my family. It from G.F. Sanford Company circa 1880. Some of the names are different … the rest of the story. . . “Keweenaw County History”Read more
I recently put together a Raspberry Pi media player with a 2.5″ hard disk to go with it. Just the Geekworm board and Pi look a little lonely and not very aesthetically pleasing. I was looking for a case, but … the rest of the story. . . “Custom Art Deco’ish RPi case”Read more
I have been, like others, getting ready to tunnel out from Apple’s Walled Garden; but this is the subject of an upcoming post. I will stick to the issue at hand.
It has always been a challenge to get FreeBSD/GhostBSD … the rest of the story. . . “running with the ghost – draft project”Read more
My definition of a shiny penny moment follows:
‘joyous exploration” is define as “the recognition and desire to seek out new knowledge and information, and the subsequent joy of learning and growing.” – Todd B. KashdanRead more
Well Apple has done it to me; they are making me look elsewhere for my OS needs. I have been with Apple since an Apple Plus and have used Apple products my whole career. … the rest of the story. . . “BSD v Linux – Battle for My Desktop”Read more
The past couple of nights I have been working towards having the BAM, a pintograph, up and drawing. Last night was the night; mostly.
I did run into one issue. The motor was not responding to control via the L293D, … the rest of the story. . . “B.A.M. Update – It Lives!”Read more
This is a quick update to the hardware for the BigArtMess (BAM). I was going to give it a little classier name, but I like it.
I was a stumped for a couple of days as what to use for … the rest of the story. . . “B.A.M. update to the update”Read more
An update on the plethora of project I have going on.
First is the large WS2812B clock. This has taken a couple of twists and turns. I have all of the LEDs I need. The came in a sheet of … the rest of the story. . . “Winding down the week”Read more