April 2012Archive for
Replacing the NES 72 pin Connector Monday, April 16th, 2012 by b-knox

I was in Austin, TX a few weeks ago. It happened to be around the SXSW festival, so every business around was trying to be a venue. Herr Prof was doing a two hour chiptune stint at Game Over Video Games, and somehow or other we got in contact. Next thing I know, I am offered […]

Lagunita’s Brown Shugga’ Sunday, April 15th, 2012 by b-knox

Lagunita’s Brown Shagga’ is a yummy brew.  Some folks do declare it’s just too damn sweet, but with an ABV 9.9%, the nasty is all hidden.  Malty and sweet, plain and simple. It’s a seasonal ale from Lagunita’s, but the brewery elected not to make this season, last November.  So I’m trying to guess just […]

RIP Jack Tramiel Thursday, April 12th, 2012 by b-knox

Another big, classic computing obituary.  And I really have no idea how directly responsible he was for the actual 8bit Commodore machines, but it has more emotional impact on me than the passing of Steve Jobs.  I was kind of a spoiled kid (or there were great garage sales in my neighborhoods) because I had Commodores […]