Aug 29 2010

Programming the Velleman k8048 pic micro on Mac OS X

Deciding to get back into pic programming after a long break of 5 years or so. My previous set up was a very old Windows machine which i bought for $100 purely for the serial output port. Of course the Apple gave up on serial ports a long time ago to replace them with USB […]

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Apr 14 2009

synapticloop rsscms

Apart from a few long ‘mini-break’ weekends, rsscms is finally self-aware. The site is now running on the light-weight CMS although the code has yet to make it across. More updates will follow as soon as possible.

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Apr 1 2009

Introducing synapticloop rsscms

Unfortunately, today is not the day to launch a new CMS (Damn you April Fools) – soon we will see the launch of synapticloop rsscms… with a completely re-designed home page. rsscms is a really simple static content management system. Deconstructing the title ‘rsscms’: really simple Something that is not just simple to use, but […]

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Nov 10 2008

Open Source – the Finishing Touches

As I see it, the glory of open source is that (compared to closed or proprietary source): “We are like dwarfs sitting on the shoulders of giants. We see more, and things that are more distant, than they did, not because our sight is superior or because we are taller than they, but because they […]

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