ClosedGL's Website / Notes

Notes

[RSS] Notes RSS Feed

[JSON] Notes JSON

Note on November 21, 2022

PSA: Use Kdenlive or Olive instead of Wondershart Shillmora

Note on November 16, 2022

The Epoxy Blob: An electronics hacker's worst nightmare

Note on November 14, 2022

DDR5 memory is sooo fast, might as well be using GHz instead of MHz to represent its speed now.

Note on November 2, 2022

In 2018, I pulled a small Sony Trinitron CRT TV out of my neighbor's trash. It worked just fine and looked great. But then I crippled it trying to turn it into an oscilloscope. Figuring it was no good because it kept turning itself off after a few seconds (not knowing it was a safety feature), I threw it off the roof shattering it. I've since learned not to break CRT's and cherish them instead of doing irreversible experiments with them.

Note on October 29, 2022

1990's and early 2000's: Past
Late 2000's and early 2010's: Present
Late 2010's and 2020's: Bad future

Here's hoping for Good future

Note on October 27, 2022

Anybody else still miss YouTube annotations? And a good YouTube?

Note on October 25, 2022

People shouldn't be required to contribute to society. Live life instead of letting it slip away by working all the time!

Note on October 20, 2022

Might want to check on that server that's running several-year-old software with more known security holes than swiss cheese, has ran out of space a few months ago, and is choking on dust, old crusty thermal grease, loud fans, and clicky hard drives on their last legs.

Note on October 15, 2022

I taped my headphones back together. Now that I think about it, I didn't have that bad of a consumerism problem. I care about maintainence, I use old computers, and I'd say my family consumes more than me.

Note on October 14, 2022

Surveillance capitalism and junk mail industries won't be missed for a single nanosecond if they were to disappear outright. Data brokers definitely have my real legal name with "ClosedGL" in the list of known aliases.

Note on October 10, 2022

Get down with the funky facts

Note on October 2, 2022

Coming Soon to own on DVD

Note on September 26, 2022

My athleticism and body weight are top-shelf.

Just don't tell our landlord I was climbing on the shelves in my closet.

Note on September 22, 2022

>Find the server or data center Pixar uses
>Pwn the server, download the assets for Wreck-it Ralph and Ralph Breaks the Internet
>Weed out all the Sugar Rush master assets
>Make a real Sugar Rush for the Sega Naomi as it was a real late 90s arcade system
>Decide to install Linux on the Sega Naomi for easier development than for Windows CE
>Modern Linux is too bloated for the Sega Naomi
>32-bit Linux is no more, BIOS boot is no more
>Your sugary dream is crushed
>Decide to use Windows CE after all
>Unreal Engine 1?
>Unreal Engine has publically available source code
>You is happy
>But the Unreal Engine 1 source code isn't available
>You're broke from having bought a Sega Naomi that you can't even use
>Now you regret your life choices

Note on September 18, 2022

Feeling stuffy kinda feels nice to me somehow. Something to do with not having to go to school because I was sick? But I don't go to school anymore.