Using Github Issues for comments

For publishing this website, I use Pelican, a static website generator. Publishing a static website has many advantages, such as no databases required and the ability to host for free on Github. The biggest downside is the lack of commenting on articles. A lot of static websites will use Disqus …

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Tandy Assembly was pretty awesome

Me and Stewart Cheifet

Last weekend I attended my first TRS-80 convention, Tandy Assembly. The hour and 20 minute drive was a lot easier than the 5 hour drive to Chicago for the Midwest Computer Fest that I went to back in September. Looks like wrote up anything about that trip, I need to …

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Two LCD VGA monitors that work with my Amiga 500

Nec Multisync 1970VX

I recently purchased a Nec Multisync 1970VX VGA monitor for use on my older RGB computers (Atari ST/STE/Amiga/CoCo 3/800XL with VBXE). It works well with the Amiga. Unfortunately, I can't get it to show up with my Mega STe. I haven't tried it with any of …

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Continuing playing around with the VT420

I've got everything working pretty well, with only a few nagging problems. The biggest is the screen corrupting of vim when running through tmux. The problem is there with screen also. If I use vim outside of tmux or screen, it works fine. Inside of tmux or screen? Problems. :-( Maybe …

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Trying out my VT420

VT420

I picked up a couple of DEC VT420 terminals from a school auction about 20 years ago. Unfortunately, I never did anything with them because I didn't have any way to hook them up. The VT420 terminal uses an MMJ connector, which kind of looks like an RJ11 (phone connector …

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Trying to get a BBS running

Over the last few days, I've attempted to get a BBS up and going on one of my 8-bits. The original plan was to find a BBS that would run under SDX. I have an older MyIDE+Flash cart with a 256MB IDE drive which isn't being used right now …

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