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

MEGA65 Projects

MEGA65 projects

Sounds of the SID

November 27, 2022

Sounds of the SID. Dan’s MEGA65 Digest for November 2022.


Larger projects, announcements, and updates

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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

On Apple's PR language

May 10, 2022

Apple’s backhanded PR language has always fascinated me. This announcement about discontinuing the iPod is three paragraphs that don’t mention the iPod and one sentence about how “customers can purchase iPod touch.” apple.com/newsroom/2022/…


Explorations and ugly first drafts

P8SCII Rainbow

April 15, 2020

P8SCII Rainbow, a tweet cart