I spent a bit more time playing with my x86 bootloader, which I now have loading PCX image files from the disk 🤦♀️
Basically moving beyond the MBR now.
It's been an interesting exercise learning about BIOS routines and x86 real mode, inspired by a lot of the permacomputing/collapse and mervilles.town discussions I follow on Mastodon.
Need to write up what I have learned before I forget it all again :)
@djsundog As a guitarist I play blues and a little jazz, but currently I’m listening to a lot of hip hop. Can you think of any crossover I could listen to, beyond say the Bestie Boys doing their jazz thing (e.g., Root Down, or The Mix Up), or perhaps even middle period Radiohead (mixing electronic beats with guitar/bass)? It’s frustrating not being able to translate what I know how to play to what is rattling around my head.
Apple recommends motorcyclists get Android phones - I mean, to most motorcyclists, giving up the bike isn’t a solution :)
@trellick this seemed relevant as a more modern example of at least trying to capture API contracts
Pushing forward with the new guitar design: sweating the details of how to put it together, and getting help from the maker community with how to dye 3D printed parts:
Nice to see that the answer isn't always ML - removing halftone dithering with inverse FFTs: https://www.getrevue.co/profile/shift-happens/issues/moire-no-more-688319
Nice article explaining a lot of stuff most people would never notice: