Obvious news story of the day…

More indication that there isn’t 24 hours worth of news out there. Today while I was working out I looked at CNN, and saw: Developing Story Colorado mountain communities expect two feet of snow.  

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Custom Music System Case mod

Early this summer, the music PC at my ski place was “borrowed” by an unexpected visitor. So, I decided to build a replacement. The system used a micro-atx board in a small pc chassis. It worked fine, but the appearance was – well, it looked like a small cheap black PC case. There are cases…

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Reading switches from the parallel port

I’ve been working on a side project that requires me to sense the state of a few mechanical switches from software, so I’ve been spending some time working on parallel port programming. There are some good resources out there for understanding parallel ports. I’ve been reading: Interfacing the Standard Parallel Port Interfacing the Enhanced Parallel…

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