Archive for the ‘Hacking’ Category
DASM and the Atari 2600 VCS Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 by b-knox

I went through a bit of hell getting a ROM to compile. dasm pitches.asm -f3 -opitches.bin It was the -f that I was missing (that and my .asm wasn’t setup right). The -f3 makes it output a raw binary without a loading memory address header. The commodore computers use that head to tell them where […]

Mandelbrot went 3D Saturday, November 10th, 2012 by b-knox

It never occurred to me, but tis it is a brilliant idea to flip and extrude the world’s favorite fractal into a new dimension. This new incarnation is known as a mandelbulb. There seems to be a single tool people are using to explore this wonder of spatial modeling : MandelBulber¬†and guessing by the manual, […]

Discovering the Age and Beauty of Zombocom with Bash Thursday, June 14th, 2012 by puke7

I first found zombo.com somewhen around 2002. It was actually launched in 1999 as a mockery over website frontend flash loaders. Rather mind blowing that this single screen site has been sitting there, entertaining people, for the last 13 years. Recently, an html5 version popped up just for iPortable users because Apple products don’t support […]