Following are the pictures to accompany my podcast on Hacker Public Radio about the World of Commodore. You can listen to the podcast by clicking here.
On December 7, 2019, I continued with my annual tradition of going to World of Commodore. This year, I did something different; I decided to make a podcast miniseries about it for Hacker Public Radio. As there is a visual element that is absent from … Continue readingWorld of Commodore 2019 Episode 1
Some may have noticed that my site was down for most of the day yesterday. This is because I was migrating my web site over to a new server. Originally, my web server was an old desktop HP that I repurposed for use as a … Continue readingRaspberry Pi 4 server
This is the third installment exploring my own personal history with computers that has lead me to use open source software almost exclusively. In part 1, I started off with my first computer and the 8 bit revolution from 1980-1987. In part II, I go … Continue readingWhy Open Source, Part III
I have been asked by a few people, “Why do you use Linux? Why use open source?” I could come up with some short answers to illustrate what makes it superior, but this doesn’t answer the real question; that is, what is it that lead … Continue readingWhy Open Source, part I
FOSS, or Free Open Source Software, is something I started using out of necessity. One package in particular is LibreOffice, which used to be OpenOffice. I started using OpenOffice in 1999 when it was owned by Oracle, because all of my money was going towards … Continue readingFOSS to the rescue
I am a fan of audio books. My experience with audio books started when I was looking for something to take the edge off of my commute to Toronto every day. I discovered this unique section at my local branch of the Oshawa Public Library, … Continue readingOpenAudible
It’s been a while since I’ve been on Linux, so forgive me if I sound like Captain Obvious to Linux users who already knew this. My Ubuntu Linux plays my Windows Steam games just fine, if not better than Steam on Windows 10 did. To … Continue readingLinux gaming barrier destroyed