Bummer, the last day of Christmas break

I'm pretty bummed. It's the last day of break and I didn't even get a chance to start on my big project. Maybe I'll get a chance to finish it before next year.... On the other hand, I do have the parts now to build an SDrive Max. The SDrive …

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...

Tandy Assembly was pretty awesome

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...

Two LCD VGA monitors that work with my Amiga 500

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...

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...

Trying out my 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...