Archive for the 'Misc' Category

That’s a lot of mouse feet

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

So I wore out yet another set of mouse feet. Scrape scrape. Didn’t immediately find a set of matching feet for my mouse, and then I thought, “wait, surely there’s a general solution to this.” The solution? 36 yards of PTFE tape. That’s PTFE, also known asĀ “stop saying Teflon, or we’ll sue you.” In this […]

I made a thing to reset my modem.

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

CenturyLink can’t seem to stay online without frequent manual resets, so I made a thing out of other things that I got from the internet. Writing the code, soldering on some pins, and wiring up an intercept to the relay took about 3 hours, maybe 4 if you count the time I took sharing the […]

Illegitimi non carborundum

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Illegitimi non carborundum is a Latin phrase meaning “Do not make illegal copies of this disk.” It is also sometimes mistaken to mean “fuck the system” by people without a sense of humor. The phrase first appeared on copies of the Microsoft Windows 95(TM) installation CD, as a reminder to consumers that they should not […]