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

MEGA65 Projects

MEGA65 projects

A Rorschach Test on Fire

March 14, 2023

A Rorschach Test on Fire. Dan’s MEGA65 Digest for March 2023.

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!


Prose writing on general subjects

On Twitter and POSSE

April 26, 2022

For indie media types, earthquakes in a platform are a reminder of the value of a multi-platform strategy that includes cross-posting and cross-platform network activation. POSSE: Publish Own Site, Syndicate Elsewhere. indieweb.org/POSSE


Explorations and ugly first drafts

P8SCII Rainbow

April 15, 2020

P8SCII Rainbow, a tweet cart