Becoming aware of the sub-optimal
Our home network here has been, as many are, accumulated gradually over the years rather than designed. There wasn't as much actual thought applied to it as I would have liked in the first place, and a decade of expedient fixes, neglect …— more ...
Mice are Evil
After the new office post, someone asked about the trackball.
Why a trackball at all? I've spent the majority of most every day since before 1990, manipulating a computer. Unlike many who can say that, I can still do so without suffering …— more ...
Early Stage Man Cave
I have spent the last two months building a new office area in our house.
With Rhe's business rolling, our shared office space wasn't cutting it, so it was finally time to rehab our basement.
It took two weeks of cleaning and …— more ...
Get it from github
The pelican theme used on this site has a number of features I wanted but didn't see in the pelican-themes repo. With gratitude to all those whose examples helped me realize my vision, I'm publishing my theme to …— more ...
key point: go oldsk00l
I want a full copy of all the pelican
themes, which is
actually difficult to acquire with
git. 1 After some fruitless hours
attempting several things i found on the net, I figured out a method
Once you've …— more ...
Carabiner Spring Snap Hook 80mm 2,300lb (1,000kg)
Amazingly useful in a wide variety of applications, our carabiner clips are very similar to the military's "371" style. Incredible time savers for any activity involving chain, rope, cable, or anything else that …— more ...
Waffled for several months over wether to embrace the nettle of publishing, again. Then Rhe needed a simple splash page site for http://showerdash.com and I had to look at how to do that.
Some exploration led to Pelican which has …— more ...
Adventures in futility, so far
Because $REASONS, i wanted to try compiling Kodi on a Raspberry Pi running the Raspibian distribution. I took notes on it and did succeed; but do not yet have the hardware acceleration I need. I'll chase it further some other time and …— more ...
Adventures with Pi and camera
Rhe asked if I could come up with a way to make time lapse videos of her building a model on the desk. We could do that with a real camera on a tripod taking timed exposures, but the lack of immediate …— more ...