I wrote a "Hello World" boot sector for the Apple iigs in assembly, no OS involved at all. Not too bad for a couple hours work and a couple nights deep reading the Disk II controller and AUTOSTART ROM. #6502

It's officially fire weather and we have a lovely new fireback to make the fireplace heat the room better.

non-binary, progress pics 

So, over in Zuckland, the "memories" algorithm showed me a recent photo from not long before I started my transition. It's not like I'm on HRT or anything, but I was completely shocked by how foreign that 2 year-old picture looked to me. I often feel like I haven't really changed at all, but I kinda have a hard time intuitively thinking of that pic from a couple years ago as "me".

"Hm. My lab is dim and I do too much fiddly electronics work. I should get head-mounted magnifier and led."

My new mental image of myself:

From the everyday project, behold my personal website rendered on the Spectrum Internet Suite browser on MAME's AppleIIGS emulation, featuring my port of Uthernet emulation.

I go playing around with Merlin 16+, an assembler-linker for the Apple IIGS. I type one little subcommand and get a very deep-cuts blast from the past. Fifty Internet Points to the person who spots it.

long post, retrocomputing 

Inspired by some exchanges with @neauoire as well as my own NES "how it's done" labs, I'm taking up a project I'm calling "everyday ". My goal is to do my everyday stuff from a #6502 based machine. Step 1 today was to get some kind of emulator working with a TCP/IP stack. After some hemming and hawwing, I got GSPort building on modern Linux and got its network stack working! With a basic telnet client, I can have the rest of the project bootstrapped.

enby, selfie 

So, yeah, like I said, I'm officially at that "Oh, so this is what it feels like to see your picture and feel happy. Let's do this ALL THE TIME!" phase of euphoria. The tank top's cute.

ham shack 

Behold, my lab and ham shack. The temple to my nerditude.

selfie, enby fashion 

Fun fact-- the shirt was my mother's old maternity blouse from when she was carrying me.

I don't food porn often, but this made from scratch smorgas and home-infused akavit is just too good not to share

I haven't had a in three years, so this new ride is a real treat and luxury to me right now.

protests, political prisoners 

More from the of the sentencing of separatist leaders for sedition. Things were peaceful in town but I hear the airport was shut down due to struggles with the police and/or military.

Protests, mention of political prisoners. 

Some images from the protests in today. Several leaders of separatism were sentenced today for their role in the announcement of the Catalan Republic in 2017. Many Catalans view them as political prisoners. I do, too.

day 2, the standard substandard performance. See if you can spot when I couldn't stay out of the trees.

day 1. Some inspired play; some beefed putts. I'm generally very happy with this score.

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