- 2018-09-16 Fred Fish cd-rom nostalgia
A couple of days ago I was helping sorting and cleaning out old electronics from my parents basement.
The one thing I knew I wanted to keep was the Commodore...
- 2018-01-07 Updating BIOS on a Lenovo Carbon X1 3rd gen
It is - also - the season to upgrade your BIOS, it seems. Lenovo released an update for the Carbon X1 3rd, 1.21, just before new years. Here's a short note...
- 2017-12-09 Updating Intel ME on a Lenovo Carbon X1 3rd gen
No doubt to Andrew S. Tanenbaum's great joy recent news have revealed
that many Intel processors run a version of Minix on some kind of
extra "security" core...
- 2016-11-05 Dialing a BBS in 2016
"In 2016, calling a BBS mostly means reliving glory days long past: 1990s technology as comfort food, nourishing the fragile soul with a slow drip of information...
- 2016-05-01 Raspberry Pi 3
I upgraded my jukebox to a Raspberry Pi 3 yesterday, after becoming exceedingly annoyed by my Raspberry Pi B+ only managing to boot about half the time.
- 2015-11-28 Glorious 4K
In the beginning of the year, I got a new 4K 28" monitor. At the time I struggled a little to get my desktop computer to drive it at full resolution, but succeeded...
- 2014-07-03 Home of MareNostrum
I hope the developers have equally stunning acommodations.
- 2013-09-29 UTF-8 dominance
Apparently UTF-8 overtook ASCII on www recently. Here is a little, very enthusiasticly told, story about UTF-8.
- 2013-02-12 Raspberry Pi powered USB hub
Since I replaced my Mac Mini in the role as jukebox with a Raspberry Pi I went looking for a powered USB hub, because the Raspberry Pi didn't provide enough...
- 2011-08-13 Ms. Vega
So, Suzanne Vega is the pinnacle of cool.
- 2005-10-13 East-block computers
Here is an interesting list of computers you didn't know existed. I didn't, anyway. Fun.
- 2005-01-17 20 Years of Usenet
Google has posted a timeline for the first 20 years of Usenet. Interesting is the coincidence that an Amiga 1000 turned up in the garbage for me to pick up...