Post Pi Day Post

Well, Pi Day has come and gone, so what’s left for a Pi nerd to look forward to? Tau Day? Heresy! That other Pi Day, July 22nd (22/7)? Pa-lease. Accept the fact that it’s OK to talk about Pi when it’s not Pi Day? Sure, why not? A random thought caught my attention after I [...]

BBS: Get your retro on!

Note: certain names have been changed to protect the guilty. 1984 Beep, beep. I looked out the window. It was Cookie Monster in his cherry red Isuzu Impulse (girl car :-). I grabbed my jacket off the kitchen table, flipped off the lights, and locked up behind me–it was going to be a long night. [...]

Pi Day Rematch: Apple II vs. HP-41C

Yes, the thought of two vintage computing devices battling as digital gladiators in a cage match to the death under the watchful eye of our supercomputer overlord, the HAL 9000, is amusing at best. But this is Pi Day, and what better way to celebrate than with silicon blood. Who knows, perhaps this did happen [...]

iPad 2 0-day with review

Friday 5 AM local time I woke up, made tea, and rushed off to my home office.  My first conference call was at 5:30 AM–it was going to be a long day.  On my desk, in front of my keyboard, was an orange post-it note reminding me, that of all the things I had to [...]

the jerkwerks featured on RetroMacCast

the jerkwerks post Finally, Apple II and IIgs warez on your iPad was featured on RetroMacCast Episode 195: Macs and other four-letter words.  Check it out.