• Web feeds can create a better online experience

    Web feeds can create a better online experience

    For a short while the web was akin to visiting a quiet library on a dark, drizzly autumn evening. A place to …

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  • How I use Quicken Simplifi to monitor my spending and investment balances

    How I use Quicken Simplifi to monitor my spending and investment balances

    Everything I know about personal finance I learned the hard way.

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  • Got an hour? Learn the basics of the Linux command line

    Got an hour? Learn the basics of the Linux command line

    Those who are intimidated by words like console, shell, terminal, or command line really have nothing to fear.

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  • Installing Microsoft Comic Chat on a Linux computer

    Installing Microsoft Comic Chat on a Linux computer

    This guide focuses on how this once-favorite chat client can also be enjoyed today using Linux, too!

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  • Making a dial-up modem sing before its displayed on a bookshelf

    Making a dial-up modem sing before its displayed on a bookshelf

    That got my thinking … could I make this telephone modem sing before it comes to rest on a shelf as office decor? Yes, but …

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  • The KD2OTG amateur radio station

    The KD2OTG amateur radio station

    Overview of the KD2OTG amateur radio station. Included are details and photos of my radios, antennas, and desk setup.

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  • Are toy kites viable for elevating ham radio wire antennas?

    Are toy kites viable for elevating ham radio wire antennas?

    Coupled with the afternoon off from any work or household commitments, it was the opportune time for me to settle a …

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  • Lessons learned from my first portable ham radio Parks on the Air activation

    Lessons learned from my first portable ham radio Parks on the Air activation

    I must have proved to be entertaining to watch as I enacted my Plan B by affixing my antenna and paracord to …

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  • YouTube’s filters are quirky, but do help uncover videos worth watching

    YouTube’s filters are quirky, but do help uncover videos worth watching

    Whether YouTube realizes it or not, there is a lot of great content to discover that is created by contributors with …

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  • Feeling nostalgic for ’90s computer games? Play them for free on the web

    Feeling nostalgic for ’90s computer games? Play them for free on the web

    I lost interest playing most console and computer games in the late nineties. Although there are some …

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