BBSing

BBSing

Setting up my own bulletin board system (BBS) was a great rabbit hole to fall into. It was a project that continued to grow and evolve letting me know just how much I didn’t know. It was humbling. It was rewarding. It was fun.

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.

Passing Time

Passing Time

Given how well our old Kindles served us, especially over countless thousands of miles of business trips and vacations, it seemed fitting to bring them back to life with an elegant little project for the literary nerds in us.

Cooking Nerdy

Cooking Nerdy

I had for years been thinking about digitizing our extensive catalog of recipes, but avoided it since it is a lot of work. However COVID and its first lockdown gave me a lot more time at home and it was a great opportunity to finally take on this task.

Using the PiDP-8/I

Using the PiDP-8/I

Building the PiDP-8/I was a lot of fun and very rewarding. But using it is the nerdy gift that keeps on giving.