About the Author
I'm Stephan, a Linux user with a passion for open-source, UI/UX design, and exploring what makes fiction work.
In my spare time, I focus on (and write about):
- Programming (mainly in Python and Rust)
- Retrocomputing (mostly DOS)
- Reading and Reviewing Fiction
- The odd bit of UI/UX design or literary theory
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Monthly Archives: April 2017
UPDATE 2021-04-18: There’s now a tool for reprogramming several models of these footswitches, so consider this just a fallback for if yours isn’t supported. Well, I have a Chinese USB foot pedal that I picked up on eBay for $11 … Continue reading
Suppose you need to keep siblings, roommates, children, or even friends with wandering hands out of something, but you can’t use a lock. Maybe you’re worried they’ll find the key, maybe you need something that has no metallic parts, or … Continue reading
I was writing a little unsigned “dump my tabs” WebExtension for my Firefox Developer Edition when I realized that, outside the jQuery world, I’d only ever used old-style callbacks before. “No biggie”, I thought. It shouldn’t be too hard to … Continue reading