Mathias' Blog

Occasional musings and technical posts…

04 Feb 2021

Shady Behavior from the RaspberryPi Foundation

Well, the RaspberryPi Foundation burnt a lot of good will this week. For those who haven’t heard, they released an...
14 Jan 2021

OpenRCT2 Packaged for Debian

I’m happy to announce that OpenRCT2 is coming to Debian as a proper package – and the first that I’ve ...
01 Jan 2021

Charitable Giving, Redux

Well, 2020 went exactly as I had planned…. not. COVID-19 completely disrupted life, and put into even starker con...
01 Jan 2021

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...
27 Dec 2020

A RaspberryPi Stargate

Here’s a pretty nifty project I saw recently!
12 Dec 2020

SpaceX Starship SN8

Scientific progress goes boink, er, boom!
05 Dec 2020

I35 Emergency Landing

A pretty impressive emergency landing – avoiding the light poles and cars on the highway. Luckily it sounds like e...
04 Dec 2020

Arecibo Observatory collapse

Following two cable breaks in November, this past Tuesday the radio telescope at the Arecibo Observatory finally collaps...
19 Nov 2020

SpaceX Crew-1 Recap

We’re truly living in the future now, with commercial contract crews going to space!
08 Nov 2020

Remembering Alex Trebek

Who was an incredible host every week? Answer: Alex Trebek.