Hard Fault Life


  1. Fixing a Broken Minolta Film Advance Screw With Epoxy

    Sometimes, dumb mistakes demand dumb solutions.
  2. Too Many Things

    Lend me a hand - I'm juggling too much stuff.
  3. Lenovo M715q Tiny Tear-down

    Disassembling Lenovo's teeny-tiny desktop is a breeze.
  4. Cobbling Together A Competent Clapper

    A weird surplus-store find turned into a fun project.
  5. Samsung won't sell you a phone if you live in East Fairview, North Dakota (probably)

    Samsung's online shop is a cautionary tale in over-engineering.
  6. Fun with Mundane, Overpriced Hobby LED Lights

    These weird LED inserts are flawed, but nice. Too bad about the price.
  7. Reverse-Engineering a Scoreboard Display

    Dissecting and revitalizing one of my favorite surplus store discoveries.
  8. The Only Apple Product I've Ever Bought

    A glorious and practical device.
  9. I hate Audiophiles

    I love music, and I even like my nice stereo equipment, but.
  10. Designing my Smart Home From Scratch, Part Zero

    In this step, I draw the owl.
  11. Wi-Fi QR Codes

    It blows my mind that people don't know about these things.
  12. The LEGO Arbitrage

    Generate miniscule amounts of LEGO Insiders points at zero cost, except lots of time and effort.
  13. Organic Maps: An Open-Source Maps App That Doesn't Suck

    Organic Maps impressed me with its elegant UI, effective routing, and good ethics.
  14. Introducing ┬Ástack

    I hate every blog, so I made my own blog.