Content from 2014
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Vegan Pumpkin Pie
Pumpkin pie is a must-have pie for fall, but it can be tricky to make a vegan version. This is the recipe I have developed, with notes about technique.
A fun rolling music production composed and mixed entirely on the Game Boy DMG-01. Written and recorded by Michael Rickard.
A catchy earworm tune composed and mixed entirely on the Game Boy DMG-01. Written and recorded by Michael Rickard.
A project to compose a new tune for each day of the week. Composed and mixed entirely on Game Boy DMG-01. Written and recorded by Michael Rickard.
Keeping Email Safe
The FSF published a fun infographic about pro-actively protecting your email from spying by people in the middle.
BricsCAD Is Double Printing Each Character
Why does text printed to PDF with BricsCAD V14 on Linux look heavy or bold? It turns out that each character is printed twice: once as outline, and again as fill.
BricsCAD Best TEXTQLTY Setting
Attempting to find out what is the best possible setting for TEXTQLTY for good PDF output with BricsCAD V14 and Linux. Why more TEXTQLTY is not always better.
Improved PDF Output For BricsCAD Linux
Bricsys announced that they made improvements to TrueType font rendering and PDF output in Linux. I take a look at the improvements.
BricsCAD TEXTQLTY Variable
An in-depth look at the new system variable TEXTQLTY in BricsCAD V14. Attempting to get improved output for PDFs created with BricsCAD V14 on Linux.
A silly song turning some much needed attention on how showers can help you get through your day. Written and recorded by Michael Rickard
Translate motion between a square grid and a perspective grid
Three demos of ways to convert from an easy square grid to a complex perspective grid. Third demo is the most refined.
Debian jessie USB Keyboard Problem
[SOLVED] After upgrading from Debian wheezy to jessie, the USB keyboard does not work in initramfs and can’t be used for unlocking the root partition.