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  • Windows 3.1 is alive

    Windows 3.1 is alive

    I went down a rabbit hole this weekend and found myself looking at a download of a Windows 3.1 ISO file. I haven’t used Windows 3.1 since Windows 95 was released. It was the first OS I used as an adult. When I was stationed at Ramstein AB in the early ’90s, our supervisor had…

  • Giving an HP Pavillion Laptop New LIfe

    Giving an HP Pavillion Laptop New LIfe

    How it Started I saw an ancient HP laptop languishing on a table at a swap meet. I felt a strong pull from The Force that I had to rescue it. It’s an HP Pavillion dv6000, made around 2007. At the time, HP marketed it as an entertainment powerhouse, but even at the time it…

  • WordpRess 6.2 and I Helped

    WordpRess 6.2 and I Helped

    WordPress 6.2 is out today, and I’m excited about this particular update. It’s a big one, and I’m proud to say that I contributed to many of the new and updated features. Contributing to the WordPress open source project is a big deal for me. I’ve made a lot of friends in the WP community…

  • Linux on a Chromebook?

    Linux on a Chromebook?

    This is one of those projects where a lot of people would probably say, “But… why?” Sometimes I do things that don’t make sense to other people. That’s okay. My Chromebook Backstory TL;DR: My son wasn’t using his Chromebook, so I asked if I could mess with it. Skip Many years ago, my son Jacob…