Archive for date: March 29, 2005

What has John Carmack been up to?

March 29, 2005 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

Apparently, goofing around with programming his cell phone. It’s cool that someone with such impressive skills chooses to waste his time doing things like I like to do. 🙂

Gutenberg Gem: Micrographia, by Robert Hooke

March 29, 2005 | Gutenberg Gems | By: Mark VandeWettering

Robert Hooke’s Micrographia is one of the earliest books about the use of a microscope to view the world of the minescule. Published in 1664, it’s really quite astounding, and includes some very nice drawings, such as the flea pictured on the right. Check it out.

Want to catch a fish? Use the right bait…

March 29, 2005 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

Damn! That is one big catfish! Courtesy of Boing Boing.

SiteLight highlights yours truly!

March 29, 2005 | Tooting My Own Horn | By: Mark VandeWettering

Steve Ivy over at sent me a few questions by email, and nicely presented my my answers as a Sitelight: his own way of highlighting blogs which he thinks are cool. I kind of liked the questions, and am not sure I’ve gone over some of this stuff before, so go surf on over […]

First Bootable (Barely) itsyBSD .ISO file

March 29, 2005 | My Projects, Operating Systems | By: Mark VandeWettering

I’ve got a very simple LiveCD of FreeBSD booting off of CDROM. If you are brave, you can surf over to and download the iso image, burn it to CD and give it a try. It doesn’t install anything to any hard disks, so nothing can be hurt by giving it a try, but […]