Raspberry Pi

Yes, another platform, another project. My Raspberry Pi has been floating around for a couple, three months now. I have been playing around with it, futzing with the OS installing and uninstalling things, all while trying to find a home for it. At first I thought I would use it with Domtiz and monitor various […]

Memorial Day Weekend

This morning we went out with the Boy and Girl Scouts to the Dayton Veterans Administration park this morning to place flags on those gravestone at the Dayton VA cemetery. It is wonderful to see so many patriotic people coming out to remember those who have given their lives to see that our Freedoms stay […]

NeXTStep VM

In light of my issues with my real NeXT hardware, I decided to try and get NeXTStep installed on a VM. We use Parallels for the Mac OS X platform here at work, so that is where I started.  I was able to find some useful information over at the nextcomputer.org site. It was a […]

ESP8266 + OLED + graphics = frustration

I have decided to make a clock; a simple one to begin with. I started with an ESP-01, an OLED, and some base code. It was fairly easy but did the job quite well. It would go out and fetch the time from a NTP (Network Time Protocol) server and display it on an OLED screen 128×64. […]

NeXTStep(s)

It fired up once, so I figured why not one more time and try and break into it.  I had some limited success. I will be posting a video of it, but I need to edit it before I can upload it. During the process I found some great resources for the NeXT geeks out […]

Blast from my past

I used to LOVE this game! It is one of the original Mac games I can remember. For a while they were few and far between.  If you are looking for a distraction and/or need a break from the present to blast to the past, check out the link below.  https://archive.org/details/mac_Lode_Runner

A pleasant distraction

About a week ago an idea stuck in my head of what to do with some of the spare Jimmy wood I had laying around. Jimmy is a brother of mine who works at a manufacturing shop here in town. The wood he gets comes from the tops of the crates which they receive their […]