Hi, I’m Dan! I am a writer and software engineer in Seattle, WA, USA.

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MEGA65 Projects

MEGA65 projects

MEGA65 mousepads, posters, and new ways to support the Digest

November 29, 2023

Hey all! I hope you’re all having good holidays and a good time with your MEGA65.

We’ve all received a lot of email in the last week, so here’s the super-short version with two links to save some time:

  1. New MEGA65 45GS02 Quick Reference mousepads and posters now available! Order this week and get 25% off! Use code ZCYBERDEAL23 during checkout.
  2. Support my work on the MEGA65 and the Digest with Ko-fi!

Continue reading for photos and details!


Prose writing on general subjects

Bard on Lotto

April 19, 2023

I asked Google Bard, “What are the odds of winning the Washington State Lotto jackpot?” Its reply began with two sentences:

Lab Notes

Experiments with computing, electronics, and maker crafts

Ladder on a Modern PC

December 21, 2022

One of my favorite home computer games from early childhood is Ladder for the Kaypro, an action platformer rendered entirely in text characters. Here’s how to play it on your modern PC.


Larger projects, announcements, and updates

Dan's MEGA65 Digest

September 8, 2022

I’m starting an email newsletter for the MEGA65! Subscribe today!


Explorations and ugly first drafts

P8SCII Rainbow

April 15, 2020

P8SCII Rainbow, a tweet cart