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

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Racing the Beam

May 31, 2024

Racing the Beam. Dan’s MEGA65 Digest for May 2024.

Oh right, April!

May 1, 2024

Oh right, April! Dan’s MEGA65 Digest for, uh, April 2024.

The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu

March 14, 2024

The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu. Dan’s MEGA65 Digest for March 2024.

MEGA65 Projects

MEGA65 projects

Racing the Beam

May 31, 2024

Racing the Beam. Dan’s MEGA65 Digest for May 2024.

Articles

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.

Projects

Larger projects, announcements, and updates

Dan's MEGA65 Digest

September 8, 2022

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

Sketchbook

Explorations and ugly first drafts

P8SCII Rainbow

April 15, 2020

P8SCII Rainbow, a tweet cart