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Should I Do The Two-Speed Conversion

My single-speed is great. Won’t be out-riding this bicycle any time soon. Still, everything needs tweaks. A video about the Rekluse Clutch got me thinking about my bicycle. It wouldn’t hurt to have a two-speed without having any additional gear (weight isn’t gear). This SRAM Automatix hub seems like a great way to do it […]

Milwaukee SAS Meetup

Milwaukee has a great SAS meetup. Zeke and the community are very nice.

Captcha May Be Pointless

With Bad Behavior 2 and Akismet installed you will probably never see spam. Making your blog more accessible is probably worth removing Captcha.

Handling 4 Kinds of Return in Org Mode

You might want more than a few ways to “return” when inside of Org; I did.

What is Your Blog Backup Strategy?

What is your blog backup strategy? Mine is basic: rolling site and database backups. Tests are currently done in a local instance but I’m moving testing into a Vagrant box instead.

VIM is a Perfect Configuration of EMACS

VIM is a perfect configuration of EMACS that has replaced Elisp with Vimscript and heavily utilizes transient keymaps and/or Hydras.

Cost For Building a FORTH Based Personal Computer?

How much would it cost to build a personal computer using a TI Launchpad and eForth? It would need to output over HDMI and accept a USB keyboard. FAT32 for storage would make it easier to manage, too. It is not this simple.

Best Way to Learn FORTH On TV

Running TurboForth on a TI-99/4A seems like the best way to learn FORTH on a TV.

Samsung Galaxy S3 Will Not Obtain IP Address

My Samsung Galaxy S3 refuses to retain it’s DHCP assigned IP address. The first post talked about this solution. Set up your phone manually, statically, on your network. The key was to keep letting the router assign that IP address using DHCP; even when filtering by MAC address is turned off and the phone is […]

Mastery, Questions, Hardware, Software, LISP, Forth, TI-99/4A

Over the last two years a few questions and ideas have visited me and the following is my attempt to piece them together…