I've now been teaching tech for 25 years!
Back in 1998, I never thought I'd still be teaching in 2023. But I'm glad I stuck with it, and it's been a wild and rewarding ride.
Linux is making Apple Great Again
MAGA pun aside, Linux is doing more for Apple hardware than macOS right now... at least in the eyes of some old UNIX nerds like me.
2022 in Review
Each December, I reflect on the year's events in a summary blog post.
Reboot your mind once a day
Working in tech industry can be difficult and stressful. But if you reboot your mind once a day, you'll stay relaxed and focused.
RISCy business: The long and convoluted rise of today's dominant computing platform
In the 1980s, RISC was the future. By the early 2000s, it was the past. And now it's the future again.
How modern open source projects work
Simply put, open source is how we do software development today (insert mic drop). But what does open source actually mean, and how does it work in modern software development projects? Well, that's what we'll examine in this blog post.
How Linux Certification Has Evolved Over The Years
Much like Linux itself, Linux certification has changed dramatically over the past two decades. In this blog post, I'll discuss what happened and why it's important.
Dual-booting Asahi Linux on your Apple Silicon Mac
I've been running Asahi Linux natively on an M1-based Mac for 3 months now, and it's super fast! In this post, we'll explore Asahi and the procedure to install it on an Apple Silicon Mac.
Ontario's Computer Part 2: The LEXICON Server
In this follow-on to my previous blog post, I'll examine the brains behind the Burroughs ICON computer: the LEXICON server that all ICONs connected to across an ARCNET network.
Ontario's Computer: The Burroughs ICON
Back in 1984, the Ontario government made their own computer for the school system, but ordered school boards to send them all to landfill a decade later. In this post, you'll explore one that survived and learn why it was cool.