Mon 15 February 2016

Distraction free writing tools and hardware

After I stumbled across the Hemingwrite - A Distraction Free Digital Typewriter by Hemingwrite Kickstarter, I started looking at different ways to accomplish the same task but without spending $500 on a device. I've always had an interested in different writing setups, and would love to be a writer. For some …

Mon 08 February 2016

My conference checkist - 2016 edition

As I get ready for the Ohio Educational Technology Conference this week I though it would be a good idea to revisit my conference checklist.

1. Charge devices and battery packs

My devices I'm currently taking are a 2010 MacBook Pro, iPad Mini 3, and iPhone 6 Plus. I'd like …

  • Sun 07 February 2016

    SCSI2SD with my Macintosh SE/30

    As I was working on my SE/30, I knew I didn't want to go with a SCSI hard drive. I started looking online and came across the SCSI2SD. I purchased mine with a 256MB SD card from Inertial Computing on eBay. Now that it is up and running, I'm …

  • Sat 06 February 2016

    The Macintosh SE/30 lives

    Tonight, after just a little bit of tinkering, was a good night for my Macintosh SE/30. After I swapped the 2GB SD card in the SCSI2SD drive with a 256MB SD card, I was able to initialize the drive correctly. At first it only set up a 16MB partition …

  • Fri 05 February 2016

    Bringing my Apple Macintosh SE/30 back to life

    Several months ago an Apple Macintosh SE/30 came across eBay at a price I was willing to pay. It had a dead hard drive in it, but that wasn't a big deal to me. I had already been looking at the SCSI2SD devices so the plan was to use …

  • Thu 04 February 2016

    My blogging at vs

    I've been struggling with my online identity and what I want to share. Too often I try to spread myself too thin, but if I'm not trying to learn it all I feel like I'm missing something. If you haven't noticed, I've taken a different route with and …

  • Wed 03 February 2016

    Searching bash history when it's in multiple files

    When I look for previous commands that I have ran in bash, I use history | grep COMMAND. That works well when you're history is in one file, but I now save my history in multiple files from each shell and my simple command doesn't work.

    With my history files saved …

  • Tue 02 February 2016

    Uploading my current IP address so I can find my Pi

    For some reason my autossh job is failing to set up the reverse tunnel so I can find and connect to my Pi when the Pi is roaming. Until I figure out why that is happening, I wrote this bash script which will upload the wifi interface's current IP address …

  • Mon 01 February 2016

    Upload and converting pictures automatically from Dropbox

    I've been using Pelican to publish this website for awhile now, and one of the things I wanted to do was to be able to post from my phone and include pictures. To accomplish this I wrote a script that checks the upload folder in dropbox, and if there is …

  • Sun 31 January 2016

    Some fun with ST Writer on the Atari MegaSTe

    Inspired by a thread on AtariAge, I decided to write up my blog posts tonight on my Atari MegaSTe in ST Writer.

    The Atari MegaSTe was released near the end of the Atari computer era with a 68000 cpu running at 16MHz in a case that separates the keyboard with …

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