Upgrading an old Nexus 7 to android 10
LineageOS extending life on old hardware
Making music in 2020
my ever evolving studio set up
Mid range AMD streaming on Linux
first PC build since 1994 a success!
Make an antenna for distant FM stations
Improve reception with a resonant antenna
Upgrading my Raspberry Pi minecraft server
I thought this would only take a few minutes...
DIY fix for broken laptop hinges
Poor design doesn't mean you need to throw away that old laptop
How I record music and make videos
...using the equipment I have and with free software.
Deactivated my twitter account
Twitter has become a cesspit and I don't have to listen to it anymore.
Got My Amateur Radio License
finally getting around to doing something I started out to do in the early 90s.
Running dd-wrt on a Linksys wrt1900ACS
I supported the promise of an open hardware platform and may soon be able to start using dd-wrt again.
Closed down my G+ account
not deleted, but going inactive. may archive some things to my blog.
Playing a powerpoint on the conference room TV without a laptop
Don't wanna lug your laptop to the conference room just to run a PowerPoint? How to run your Powerpoint from USB (or over the network)
Role-playing Related Web Series
A list of the role-playing related web series I've watched (and enjoyed)
Moving out of Wordpress and into picocms
Over the last year I've tested out a bunch of different approaches to flat file web publishing and I've finally settled on one.
Convert .GHO to .VDI for use in Virtualbox in Win7
My notes on the steps I took to convert a Ghost image into a file I could run in Virtualbox
Brown Bess Musket
The main weapon during the American Revolution
Face of first Brit revealed
the surprising face of stone age Briton
Linux is used for making movies
...and not just movies you've never heard of either
Nor'easter blows through
I watch it roll in on my old barometer
Social media is ripping apart society
when social media execs start saying this you should probably listen
Yahoo sues Mozilla
and that's just another reason to hate Yahoo
Firefox 55+ crashing on armv7
Firefox Quantum considers arm devices second class citizens
adding markdown syntax highlighting to notepad++
Strange as it seems, markdown isn't one of the languages that notepad++ recognizes. Here's how you can add it.
Malwarebytes flags Firefox as malicious for checking Certificates?
Really just an excuse to talk about certificates, authorities, and how the whole thing seems to be horribly broken.
Veterans of the Psychic Wars
and where that actually came from
Russian facebook ads do have influence
social media sharing of relatively inexpensive ads has a multiplying effect
Fake accounts on social media
no matter what side you're on, you need to understand this
The myth that iOS is easier to use
or how people tend to like things they are already used to.
One year with my ASUS C201 Chromebook
Bought on a whim, this tiny chromebook quickly became my go-to device mainly because it was light, turns on immediately, and I could get 90% of my work done on it.
The Pink Palace was torn down
a dorm I stayed in for two summers is torn down and I strangely feel remorseful over it.
Hold music from an old android
a DIY hold music solution using an old tablet that was laying around
Slow wifi with Intel 7265 iwlwifi on Arch
my notes from struggling with this chip transformed into a blog post
Why I do not use Bing or Yahoo for search
paid malware adverts served up by tech giants we're supposed to trust?
Illegals have no rights!
why people in the US illegally have (at least some) Constitutional rights and why those who claim they don't (Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity) are wrong.
In Memory of Rich Conaty
in memory of a man who kept the music of the early 20th century alive
A Musical Christmas Card to you
a quick little ensemble brings you some Joy at Christmas
The Last of the Magicians
the strange story of a rocket scientist who dabbled in the occult
A couple books about the history of D&D
just a quick mention for a couple books I read recently
Albert Einstein on Private Capital
I think most of us would agree he was a pretty smart guy
Personal computer archaeology
reviewing the massive amount of data I've accumulated and thinking about organizing it a bit.
Printing my online writings
the idea of putting all my digital detritus into some kind of order and printing it
About my Warhammer battle reports
I put together an army of Dwarves and pit them against Gobos and Empire troops
Some poetry: After the Battle
by the Irish poet Thomas Moore
True tempered guitar necks
the strange looking fretboard that plays in tune
Can Obamacare fix our economy's biggest problem?
Reduce US air conditioning costs by 20%
eliminate black asphalt roof tiles in the south
Why isn't that guitar in tune?
because it might not be possible
Hudson Valley Geo
Summary of notes from a Geology field trip up the NYS Thruway