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

MEGA65 Projects

MEGA65 projects

MEGA65: The Next Batch!

September 17, 2022

MEGA65: The Next Batch! Dan’s MEGA65 Digest for September 2022.


Larger projects, announcements, and updates

Dan's MEGA65 Digest

September 8, 2022

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Lab Notes

Experiments with computing, electronics, and maker crafts

C projects with GNU Autotools in 2022

August 18, 2022

I’ve been a user of the GNU Build System (aka GNU Autotools) nearly all my life, as the installation mechanism for countless open source software packages. Only recently have I tried setting up a software project that uses it. I ended up with a new project template and a lightweight C module management system, with unit testing and mocks.


Prose writing on general subjects

How to get started in explainer videos

July 17, 2021

Excellent advice on how to get started in explainer videos, from 3b1b’s Grant Sanderson (no relation). Plus motivation to make your first math explainer! And a new podcast on online science education! The Summer of Math Exposition twitter.com/3blue1brown/st…


Explorations and ugly first drafts

P8SCII Rainbow

April 15, 2020

P8SCII Rainbow, a tweet cart