Category: Geek

Y2K20 problem, Apple Computer, Airwolf and more – This Geek in Review for January 17, 2020

For those that can remember, January 1st, 2000 was the year that was going to crash computers, airplanes, and start World War III. The problem was that a lot of programs assumed 19 as the first two digits of the year. By using this assumption, programmers could save two bytes. Nowadays, two bytes is a rounding error with storage and… Read more →

Why Telegram is the best messenger service

I don’t take lightly to using the term best, but in this case, Telegram earns it. There are several reasons and features that make Telegram the best. Unfortunately, the state of instant messaging clients is always in flux, so if you see something out of date, shoot me an email! In the beginning In the beginning, besides talk on Unix… Read more →

Don’t stop believing!

The boom box lives!

I’m trying out my new Bluetooth cassette adapter, streaming 80s from my phone.

For some reason it doesn’t work plugged in, but does work on batteries.

My latest song – Infusion Complete

I was visiting Rochelle in the hospital yesterday when one of the machines starting beeping with the message INFUSION COMPLETE. While waiting for a nurse, I started freestyling with the beeps, because apparently that’s a thing I do now. After a little bit, I decided to record the beeps in to Garageband, and thus the song Infusion Complete was born.… Read more →