Of Unix and Youth

Of Unix and Youth

Discovering SerenityOS was the best kind of nostalgia: something that makes you appreciate experiences of the past while connecting you with something new and exciting in the present.

Shade Tree Hacker

Shade Tree Hacker

History has so much to teach us regardless of discipline. When it comes to computing, understanding the relatively simple computers of the past and how they overcame technical hurdles helps us understand and frame the challenges we face today.

LittleGP-30

LittleGP-30

The LGP-30 might not be the most exciting computer, but still is a significant milestone in computing history. A milestone that can now sit on your desk.

Measure twice, cut once

Measure twice, cut once

I had an idea for a small project in the real world and in the spirit of so many flights of fancy of youth, it was not really practical, but at least it would do something. However I had forgotten how long it takes to build something in the real world.

Hacky Macky

Hacky Macky

I have had a few Linux VMs laying around for a while. Sometimes the best tool for the job is another distro. But there is nothing like running on bare metal. Or a bare metal iMac.