Book three. Progress continues.
Two of fourteen. We're getting there, slowly.
It turns out they call them "local channels" for a really good reason...
Book number one of fourteen. Whew!
Complete and unabridged, this time.
Excellent. A well-researched and well-written account of one of the most interesting stories to come from World War II.
A good read for fans of modern fairy tales.
So, as a followup to the C++ post, here's another super-interesting piece of information.
What the world needs is a modern, object-oriented, garbage-collected, type-safe programming language that performs well, and is usable anywhere.
Not a single entry for November.
Back to the Ringworld, but this time, we get to learn about what makes it tick.
I don't get what the big deal is about the deer hunt.
Excellent science fiction. If you're interested in Heinlein's work, this is one that you should not miss.
Interesting premise, and good storytelling, but...
So, to save a couple bucks, I decided to use Wal-Mart's Site-To-Store shipping option. Bad idea.
A fun ride, with characters from earlier Heinlein books.
I altered the gadgeteer socket package and gave it longer lines, and here it is.
Why are all the hobbyist LCD screens so expensive?
My review of the Fountainhead, once again provided by GoodReads
There's project after project after project on Kickstarter aiming to be the next Arduino.
Probably a bit late to announce the store, but better late than never, right?
I guess it's about time (a week late, in fact) to post this.
Now with more Gadgeteer in every box!
I came across this house the other day, and I thought to myself, hey, nice exterior design.
Required reading for everyone. C.S. Lewis is a master, without a doubt.
Much better than the Iliad, but still with a tendency to wander.
This year, as part of the Western Stampede in West Jordan, we attended the demolition derby.
This book is a giant list of people, and for some of them, a detailed description of how they died.
We've been working over the last couple of days to put together some information that you should know.
We needed a "trial run" for the new trailer before we spent a week sleeping in it, so we reserved a couple nights at Palisade State Park and took it down.
5/30/2012, a day that will live in infamy.
Definitely check whether your slide lock bars are installed.
I was in my car yesterday when this story about an ape playing with an iPad came on the radio.
Excellent followup to the Mistborn trilogy.
I came home the other day to a bunch of smoke coming from between my and my neighbor's houses.
We had planned all along to buy a camp trailer, and after a couple months of hard looking, we got it done.
Interesting, classic science fiction.
A year or so ago I posted a couple of youtube videos.
Olin Lathrop critiques the Arduino Uno schematic.
The TSO concert was on Dec 28th, and the VGL concert was on the 20th.
I managed to take in not one, but two live musical performances this season.
All the Master of Orion 2 ship images, arranged by ship color and class.
It finally came time to retire the Touch Pro 2.
It's a one-wire interface board for connecting sensors using RJ9 jacks.
I've got a strong opinion on fluent APIs (yeah, nothing else, though).
The cat would love it.
Yeah, maybe it's juvenile and petty, but upside-down USB ports really bother me.
Yeah. We need another zombie game, seriously.
Dune is a fantasic book. It's clever, interesting, and entertaining.
I've been using WM5/WM6 phones for a LONG time.
I have a condition known as "solder joint anxiety."
Finally, after many many hours of theorizing, prototyping, and breadboarding, construction has finally begun.
I'm always having to re-find this super-cheap little logic analyzer.
This is going to be my first real (as in, durable and persistant) electronics project.
So, you're storing a password in that database, huh?
It's well known that there can be some unexpected behavior when one uses ClientBase<T> as IDisposable.
When I purchased the house I'm currently living it, it came with a bonus.
So yeah, the rapture didn't happen. Bummer.
You can buy equivalent machines at the local university surplus for $60.
The internets provide a million places to purchase electronic components for the part-time hobbyist like myself, but lots of them seem to cater to the wealthy full-time hobbyist. I'm keeping a list here for my own reference.
So, I bought a servo to play around with.
I purchased a 4x20 character LCD module from RA-Elco today.
I've been looking for cheap stepper motors for a couple weeks now.
I remember the first time I saw "fabrication" done.
A short list of ICs I put together that looked interesting
Stuff I either didn't learn or don't remember from my highscool electronics course.
There is apparently a large debate of philosophies raging; none of it makes much sense to me.
In which I am asked by my employer to incriminate myself in future crimes in the office
Why is it that a flight from L.A. to Orlando takes the same amount of time that a flight from Atlanta to Salt Lake City?
Every blog needs a mission statement.
Why your suggested approach to fighting spam will not work.
Our first shot at pickled egg recipes