Building an arcade machine with a Raspberry Pi

Now what’s this? An arcade machine? A tabletop standup cabinet arcade machine – a gaming device – built from components I’ve scraped together. More of a prototype than a finished product, but fully usable. And fun! Why would you build something like this? Arcade games are cool, aren’t they? I’ve always imagined having a proper cabinet at … 

 

Binary Clock Prototype

Building a binary clock Background A couple of years ago I wanted to try out some iot-related stuff. I bought a couple of Arduino-boards and some random components and started fiddling around. At first I started out by trying some experiments such as temperature controlled LED lights and blinking stuff that reacted to sound. After this … 

 

On social media and their effects on writing

Background I think it’s wonderful to have all my friends an acquaintances easily reachable online, all the time, anywhere. Social media and internet services in general are excellent for this purpose. Google Contacts is truly a revolution compared to what copying contacts on SIM-cards used to be like – names got mangled, contacts got lost, numbers disappeared … 

 

Back in the saddle

It’s about time I started writing again! I have been on and off the writing train for so long now, through personal home pages in the -90s; MySpace, weblogs, communities and blogs in the previous decade; and now back to blogs again. It’s not that I don’t have that much to say, or at least I …