Fun Things

  • Updated Nanowrimo 2018 Word Counting Calendar for November!

    October 22, 2018

    I’ve updated the popular Word Counting Calendar for Nanowrimo, the international novel writing push undertaken every November. It’s based...

  • PAX EAST 2016

    April 29, 2016

    Last Friday I went to PAX EAST at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC). This is a GIANT...

  • A Hypothetical Model of My Motivational Circuitry

    February 26, 2016

    Today I doodled a model of how my “motivational circuitry” works. It’s a bit silly, but I think it...

  • Bowler Hats and Bingo Balls

    December 16, 2015

    A few days ago I was talking to some people in the video game community, and was complaining about...

  • Apple ][ Resurrection

    March 9, 2013

    A weekend project.

  • Voltron: Defender of Your Data

    September 10, 2010

    My buddy Alen, who has been the grandmaster of the venerable Japanese toy robot site ToyboxDX for nearly as...

  • Review: “Sumo Sway Couple” Bean Bag Chair

    September 7, 2010

    SUMMARY: A few months ago, I got an email from a product rep at Sumo Bean Bag Chairs asking...

  • Paper Money of the World

    June 4, 2010

    I was on Amazon buying bulk cat litter for my ScoopAway litter tray, and stumbled across a merchant selling...

  • Indigo Kelleigh’s 8-bit Tarot Cards

    June 3, 2009

    I stumbled upon Indigo Kelleigh’s fantastic Tarot cards some time ago. Based on the popular Rider-Waite deck that’s in...

  • Little Birds

    July 18, 2008

    Every once in a while I like to check out a store online called See Jane Work. I have...

  • Print Your Own “Re-Gift Receipts”

    January 10, 2008

    I don’t know if this is common around the world, but after Christmas Day there is a frenzy of...

  • OLPC XO Laptop: First Impressions

    December 20, 2007

    I was pleasantly surprised to receive my XO Laptop, formally known as the $100 Laptop for the One Laptop...