The Dark Night…

…is easily the best movie I have seen in a really long time. Yes, there were some good pieces of cinema that have come up recently, but, holy crap, this movie is freakin’ amazing! I actually didn’t mind waiting 2 1/2 hours in line to see it. And I HATE …

ShoeSID Grows Buttons!

This weekend I spent probably too many hours adding a basic control surface to what I have now called the MidiBox ShoeSID. You know, because it is in a shoe-box – at least for now. The result is, well, a bit ghetto, but then again it is in a shoe-box. …

Pac-Man + Cows = Awesome

Speaking of Pov-Ray and Art, while it may just be me rambling, as it is somewhat past my bed-time, an idea for a new Pov-Ray render just struck me. How about a scene where Pac-Man is chasing a bunch of cows instead of, or in addition to, ghosties. Seems so …

New Navigation Bar

I have a feeling I might take some heat for it, but I have opted to change the navigation bar of the site. I have been wanting to do it for a while, but finally got around to doing it tonight. I like the new one since it seems to …

Why doesn’t MySQL have custom fields?

I actually wrote about this a bit in a comment on Paul’s blog, but thought it time to re-hash the issue since it came up again during a friendly discussion at work (PostgreSQL was mentioned :) Why doesn’t MySQL have an custom field types? Or perhaps I should call them …

The MidiBox SID lives again! Now with more LCD! (UPDATED)

It lives again! I finally added more parts to my MidiBox SID project. It has been a while since I had worked on it mostly due to other things. Working on music in general, getting into photography, and, of course, revamping my website. But I found a renewed interest in …