Assembler Games was a large part of my online presence in the 2010s and had a great bunch of people to converse with about retro hardware. For the history of Assembler Games, you can check out this archived link – … Continue reading
This is A&N Laboratory’s Tentaku Mechanical Calculator DIY Kit which I recently picked up from Switchkeys in Australia.
Powered by two beefy seven-segment LED displays and a tiny bit of circuitry it makes calculating fun. My build is equipped with … Continue reading
With all my vaccinations up to date and my iron bolstered, it’s back to my relatively regular, varied (and somewhat) scheduled programming. I stopped by the local blood donation centre (see above) and had a rather interesting visit today. Interesting … Continue reading
I’ve been called a lot of things in my time. Handsome, attractive, portly? But I have never been called a great cook. The above image is one of those fancy non-meat burgers, coupled with fake mayo on a healthy piece … Continue reading
I can’t believe it worked. I switched from Prolific PL2303 to an FTDI FT232RL USB to serial cable which was recognised natively by the … Continue reading
It looks like the delta variant is spreading around Sydney now. We’ve entered a pseudo-lockdown and I can see why. If the government closes all businesses, no one has any income. Federal-level support has dried up but we shouldn’t worry … Continue reading