Experimental Linux Supercomputer In the past I’ve built a number of Linux-based cluster supercomputers primarily for my own edification and entertainment. I’ve been able to apply some of what I’ve learned from this to my professional work, but I’ve yet to have a job that demands a large, general-purpose supercomputer. However, in the last five […]

FindDay #19

Every Friday I share the five coolest things I’ve found on the web in the last week.   1 – Plug ‘n Drive Electric vehicles have become more common over the last few years but most people still have no direct personal experience with them. That’s too bad, because a little time spent talking […]

Pietenpol Annual Reunion

Last weekend I visited the annual Pietenpol reunion for the first time. I’ve been meaning to go for years (it’s only about an hour and a half away), but something always came up. This year I made an extra effort to go because my friend Dave (who is building a Pietenpol of his own) was […]

Amazon Basics Keyboard & Mouse

So let’s see how much keyboard you get for $15. It’s better than expected. It works when plugged-in, none of the keys are broken and it actually has a little physical and auditory feedback. So far so good. The Enter key is in the right place and is the right shape. The Backspace key is […]