Build Log: Micro Marquee from MadLab.

Just another quick image dump of another MadLab build, this time the Micro Marquee from them. This was a very straightforward build, started with the resistors, followed by the capacitors, then the IC socket and matrix display. Add on the buttons, battery clip, and seat the IC and away you go! "Programming" your messages into …

Build Log: Electric Telegraph by MadLab.

So, just another build gallery, and some notes on another of the MadLab projects I assembled. This is the Electric Telegraph from MadLab, which one can use by itself to practice Morse Code, or, by connecting to another unit over some wires, actually use as a bidirectional telegraph system. For practising Morse Code with a …

Brief Thoughts on Consumer VPN Software

Recently there has been some discourse about the deceptive advertising practices that consumer-grade VPN providers such as NordVPN, ExpressVPN, and others have been using, often by getting YouTube personalities to shill their products by means of sponsorship. You know what I'm on about, you have seen the ad segments yourself. This wordpressing isn't the best …