Author Archives: Stephan Sokolow

Fanfiction – Rosemary, for Remembrance

Continuing with my efforts to keep things high-quality and varied, this week’s choice is a Stargate: Atlantis fic with a frustratingly rare degree of emotional depth: Rosemary, for Remembrance by…Continuing with my efforts to keep things high-quality and varied, this … Continue reading

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Tip: Removing Stickers (And Marker) From A Book

Updated 2017-12-22: Added mention of lighter fluid’s use in lifting marker ink that doesn’t respond to isopropyl alcohol. Here’s a little trick I picked up after watching a store clerk…Updated 2017-12-22: Added mention of lighter fluid’s use in lifting marker … Continue reading

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USB RFID Reader on Linux: Proof of Concept

This morning, I realized that I’d never really done anything with the cheap Chinese USB RFID reader I picked up ages ago, so I decided to whip up a little…This morning, I realized that I’d never really done anything with … Continue reading

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Another Tangent: Degrees of Connectedness

NOTE: Given the amount of time and effort I’ve put into finding good example links for this, I decided it would be acceptable to let it double as this week’s…NOTE: Given the amount of time and effort I’ve put into … Continue reading

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Fanfiction – “Harry Potter, the accidental ‘evil'” fics

This week, something that just barely qualifies as a list: Two fics where Harry Potter gets mistaken for a demon or other non-human horror to some degree or other. (Sadly,…This week, something that just barely qualifies as a list: Two … Continue reading

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Useful Info On Win16-Targeting Compilers… And a List of DOS/Win16 Resources

Updated 2017-12-29: Add a mention of the installer for Open Watcom C/C++, which is in the same source repository and can be built to run as a DOS or Win32…Updated 2017-12-29: Add a mention of the installer for Open Watcom … Continue reading

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Fanfiction – The Pureblood Pretense

This time, I’ve changed things up as a side effect of finding a new way to slack off: This review is based on notes I took, but forgot to finally…This time, I’ve changed things up as a side effect of … Continue reading

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