HD44780 Character Generator

There’s a few generators for LCD characters out there for the classic HD44780 controller. However none of them give you a realistic preview, so it’s hard to get a sense of how good/bad they look. I created a… Read More

Lissajous curve

I saw a reddit post earlier about lissajous curves so I threw together a simple thing to draw one using canvas. You can play with the parameters to get different curves.

Differences between Firefox and Chrome Extensions

This entry was written during my time at IBM for a Firefox extension I had developed related to bookmarks I’ve been using Google Chrome more often lately. I still prefer Firefox in a lot of ways, but you… Read More

Much ado about AMC and Jeep intake manifolds

So, I never intended for this blog to contain any useful information about anything in particular, but as time goes on my repository of knowledge about various things has started to include some of what others may actually… Read More

Random Word Picker

I recently noticed that one of my favorite websites, the random english word picker is down. I think it’s been down for a while, in fact. In an attempt to fill in the void opened by this missing… Read More

Station Wagon Bandwidth

Up to 50x faster than covered wagon bandwidth! <br /><a href="http://old.alexrock.com/serendipity/archives/19-Station-Wagon-Bandwidth.html#extended">Continue reading "Station Wagon Bandwidth"</a>

Frozen Pudding

Oh, oh: you see, the kids, they listen to the rap music whichgives them the brain damage. With their hippin’, and the hoppin’, and the bippin’, and the boppin’, so they don’t know what the jazz…is all about!… Read More

Frozen Jello

How to ruin food in one easy step! First off, let me apologize for whatever this little thing I do here becomes today. I’m using this as a distraction from an english paper I should be writing that… Read More