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

MEGA65 Projects

MEGA65 projects

Survey 2023 Results!

September 16, 2023

Survey 2023 Results. Dan’s MEGA65 Digest for September 2023.


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