Coming To An End

As of August 16, 2015, 17 days from the date of this post, this site shall be no more. I’ve decided I have too many irons in the fire to keep track of, not to mention pay for, and the domain for this site is one getting quenched. I’ve transferred most of the good stuff […]

Lament of the Cubic Man, Pt. 1

Gray walls Not hard, like stone Rather, soft as linen A prison nonetheless Broken hours Some here, some there All Wasted The squawking box Tinny complaints against my ear So much sound So little substance A pittance given Far less than what’s earn’d “Smile, for you are privileged” Quips the whip-wielding Master Spinning wheels Same […]

Some Politically Relevant Haiku

The prose has been flowing today, thought of a couple haiku regarding the situation in Ferguson, MO. So here they are: Up in Ferguson Our society, laid bare a dangerous game No money, no peace Ferguson: not race, but class Know money, Know peace

Torque Track Recorder – Exporting Videos With USB

By now most people have heard of Torque, the Android app (mad props to Ian Hawkings for cooking it up) that works in concert with an ELM327 OBD II adapter (such as this bluetooth-enabled model) to give drivers a customized, detailed readout of the computer-controlled functions in their vehicle, with a variety of theme-able display […]

Notice regarding Slashdot Spammer

Someone has created a duplicate of my account on Slashdot, and is spamming various threads. So, please do not come here to send me an angry, ‘anonymous’ email complaining about the spam, as I do not own the domain, and thus have no control over the content there. Sincerely, the ‘real’ CanHasDIY (Slashdot UID […]

Been Awhile

Man, has it really been two months since I last posted? Guess I’ve been busy, what with aging and running marathons with my wife. OK, a marathon… and just a 5K… but that’s the most voluntary running I’ve done in 30 years, so not too shabby. It was one of those ones where they chuck […]

Trying Something New

If you haven’t noticed, the post before this is not my original content; I’ve found this new service called Repost, which allows site operators to add syndicated content to their blogs, and I’ve decided to give it a shot. Please use the contact page to let me know what you think about it – if […]

Kill Switches: Phones Just The Start

Mandatory phone kill switches will hasten the arrival of the Surveillance of Everything. Consider these 11 technologies that come with strings attached. Federal and state lawmakers have proposed to make it mandatory for phone makers to include a kill…

The Day We Fight Back

The NSA is watching us, and it’s time we take back our rights. Use the #stopthensa hashtag on Twitter to help spread the word! Congress is considering two major bills: The USA Freedom Act (S. 1599) is a bipartisan bill introduced by Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI). If passed, this bill […]