Archive for May, 2008


Currently the carputer sits below the head unit…Right now I am working on locating cables to extend my factory head unit so that I can relocate that under a seat or something. I have steering wheel controls and a heads up display so I really have no need for it. Once this is complete I […]

Great Sucess!

Carputer hardware installed and functional! I’m working on installing software and the additional peripherals now and then it is demo time!

Oh geez…last post of the night

Some smartass changed this sign around up on Five Mile Hill in Grand Haven. Can you spot the change? View from the hill:

Extreme Programming at Starbucks

Had an issue with some css, div’s and tables tonight so Adrian and I went up to Starbucks and did some reverse pair programming. Generally pair programming involves one computer for 2 dudes. We had Adrian rocking on both Macbook Pro’s while I was on my Macbook Air.

Time for bed

How do I know when it is time for bed? I open up photobooth, and if I see something like this……I know it is time.

Carputer Update

I’m going to try to pick up a mac mini new or used before the weekend so I can wrap this project up. I got a replacement macpac very promptly from the good people over at since my leadwire for the ignition switch seemed to fall right out of the connector.

Ecto == Windows Livewriter for OSX?

Well I am testing out Ecto since I am trying to eliminate the very few windows programs that I still occasionally use. I wouldn’t say it is AS simple as or well built as Live Writer but my question right now is…will it do….here is a screenshot and I’ve used the drag and drop image […]

Carputer Problems

I guess the problem with dealing with used/old technology is that you never really know the cause of failure. My mac mini seems to have taken a puke for the moment and I’m not sure if it was me overloading it with power, powering it on and off too many times in a row, or […]