This is splorp.

ISSN 1496-3221

Category: MacGyverism

September 4, 2009

Junk in a box.

It’s all John Baichtal’s fault. After stumbling across this photo in John’s Flickr stream, my curiosity was not only piqued, it was practically carbonated. A box full of electronic junk? Most excellent. But, wait a minute … a box full of electronic junk that you are encouraged to take things out of, put things into, … Read the rest of this item

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September 21, 2007

What are you doing?

Why, Twittering from my Newton, of course.

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May 16, 2003

Blogger & Safari kiss and make up.

I received an email from Jason Sutter regarding my complaint that I couldn’t use Safari to post to Blogger. Since Jason works on Bloggerish things over at Google, he probably knows what the heck he’s talking about. Proving my assumption, he passed along a little trick that forces Blogger to work with pretty much any … Read the rest of this item

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October 26, 2002

This old house.

A couple of days ago, I noticed that the low-voltage lights under our kitchen cabinets flickered every time one the drawers beneath the gas cook top were opened or closed. I popped out one of the drawers and sure enough, that’s where the contractor had installed the transformer for powering the lights. Figuring it was … Read the rest of this item

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