Palm V Screen Calibration Broken – Solution

You’ll see various version of this complaint all over the web. I was ready to discard my Palm V due to the same problem. Then I accidentally stumbled across a solution. Continue reading

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Saikat Chakrabarti Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

This is a story about a tech geek. Tired of working in Silicon Valley. Wanting to make a difference in the world. No different than me or many others.  Continuing to work at a bright computer startup didn’t seem to answer that desire. Continue reading

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Puppy Linux “sfs not found” hard fix

Puppy linux has a recurring problem about not finding the sfs file during the boot process. Have you also seen the error “sfs not found. Dropping out to initial ramdisk console….” ? Here’s an out-of-band hard-fix to that problem. Continue reading

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Bootstrap Tomsrtbt Linux with Netcat

In order to rebuild a bootable hard drive on an older computer, I was able to use the Tomsrtbt Linux v2.0.103. However, the 3.5″ floppy disk from 12 years ago was exhibiting read problems on some of the sectors (hex code errors after the “L” part of the LILO boot), so I needed to have tomsrtbt create a new copy of itself. Continue reading

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AOC, Croissants, and Minimum Wage

A few days ago, AOC tweeted “Croissants at LaGuardia are going for SEVEN DOLLARS A PIECE. Yet some people think getting a whole hour of personal, dedicated human labor for $15 is too expensive??” Continue reading

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