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Phosphor Green Color Scheme

With nostalgia apparently in full-effect tonight, here is another post with the retro-green-color-scheme for our enjoyment:

An Odd Honda Hat

Searching for a Honda Racing ball-cap has been unusually difficult with most vendors happy to take orders but none able to fulfill them. Narrowed it down to 4 caps and in the end only 1 of them was ship-able. This Fox Racing “FlexFit” (brand) is only available in S/M or L/XL. The hat is quite […]

Quasicrystals

Pretty animations of a quasicrystal here.

Portland / OSCON 2013

Rush 2013 Clockwork Angels Tour

It felt good to have Rush share with us their artistic contribution “Clockwork Angels”. They are not living in the past, and how could they, nobody would keep showing up just to hear Tom Sawyer would they? That said, it was great to hear the 2112 Overture performed by it’s creators ;). Though it wouldn’t […]

Scheme: It’s Not Just for Factorial Anymore

Scheme: It’s Not Just for Factorial Anymore. It isn’t.

Spring Reading

Set up the upstairs bookshelf with Spring reading; it looks great.

LinApple Apple 2E Emulator for Linux

LinApple is a port of AppleWin for Linux and it works great. It is a lot of fun to play around with that machine again; fond memories.

Some Thoughts on Mathematics

R. L. E. Schwarzenberger, The Language of Geometry, in A Mathematical Spectrum Miscellany, Applied Probability Trust, 2000, p. 112: My own attitude, which I share with many of my colleagues, is simply that mathematics is a language. Like English, or Latin, or Chinese, there are certain concepts for which mathematics is particularly well suited: it […]

First Small Engine Rebuild

Last week my partner and I finished the process of disassembling a working 5HP engine, learning how to measure, how to service, and finally reassembling and successfully starting the engine. It was a lot of fun. Those gasoline lawn mower engines are very remarkable machines!