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29
MAR
2020

C Programming on a bare metal PDP-11

Have you ever wanted to try programming a bare metal machine without an operating system? This post will show you how to get started programming in C on a real PDP-11 or a PDP-11 simulator such as simh. If you want the whole front panel blinking lights experience (and you really...
27
JAN
2016

Canvas Gallery Wrap Script, Version 2

An updated Photoshop Gallery Wrap script that creates a mirrored or plain border to prepare it for printing and eventual wrapping. Gallery Wraps are a popular way to display art. The process involves stretching the edges of the canvas over a wooden frame and enough extra canvas...
20
OCT
2014

Building a FreeNAS server with a Supermicro 5018A-MHN4

I’ve been a fan of the ZFS filesystem for many years now. Its attention to reliability, data integrity, ease of volume expansion and unlimited snapshots make many tasks so much easier. ZFS was originally developed on Solaris and was then ported to FreeBSD, among other...
05
DEC
2012

Canvas Gallery Wrap Script

A Photoshop Gallery Wrap script that creates a 2 inch mirrored border to prepare it for printing and eventual wrapping. This script has been updated and a new version can be found here. Gallery Wraps are a popular way to display art. The process involves stretching the edges of...
18
JUN
2012

Using the Phase One 645DF with a GigaPan EPIC Pro

How to build a shutter release cable for the 645DF. The GigaPan EPIC Pro comes with a number of camera shutter release cables, but unfortunately none of the supplied or available cables work with the Phase One 645DF camera. The robot can be used in manual mode where the operator...