Occasional musings and technical posts…
Charitable Giving, Redux
Well, 2020 went exactly as I had planned…. not. COVID-19 completely disrupted life, and put into even starker con...
In praise of the HDHomeRun
Over 13 years ago, SiliconDust released the first of its HDHomeRun devices. These are pretty nifty network-attached TV t...
A RaspberryPi Stargate
Here’s a pretty nifty project I saw recently!
SpaceX Starship SN8
Scientific progress goes boink, er, boom!
I35 Emergency Landing
A pretty impressive emergency landing – avoiding the light poles and cars on the highway. Luckily it sounds like e...
Arecibo Observatory collapse
Following two cable breaks in November, this past Tuesday the radio telescope at the Arecibo Observatory finally collaps...
SpaceX Crew-1 Recap
We’re truly living in the future now, with commercial contract crews going to space!
Remembering Alex Trebek
Who was an incredible host every week? Answer: Alex Trebek.
President-elect Joe Biden's Acceptance Speech
It is such a breath of fresh air to have someone who can actually give a speech and is capable of carrying on a coherent...
Donald: You're Fired!
I’ve been waiting a long time to say this: Donald, you’re fired! The Presidential race has finally been call...