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David McMackins' Personal Plot of the Interwebs

This is my personal project. It's mostly for storing personal files and sharing anecdotes about what's going on in my life.


Why I Stopped Using the GPL (March 30, 2020)

My license preferences have changed since last I wrote about them.

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Living the Simple Life (March 29, 2020)

Two posts in one day! Unheard of!

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I'm Switching to OpenBSD (March 29, 2020)

After all this time, I'm finally getting away from Linux.


Walkie Talkies Aren't Just Toys (October 20, 2018)

I did some equipment testing recently to test the viability of cheap FRS radios for neighborhood-scale communication/coordination in a disaster scenario.

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More retro goodness (August 6, 2018)

I've been trying on-and-off since 2016 to get my late 90s laptop running FreeDOS connected to the Internet, and I've finally done it. In this article, I show off my setup and give the steps on how it's done.