Busy Mind Blog

Raspberry Pi Board

Raspberry Pi?

So I finally thought to look up what the heck these odd little devices were about.  It didn’t take me long to go get hold of a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and start fiddling around.  After several false starts and my usual rapid fire slam together instruction reading, I finally have it up and running....

iPad Pro 12.9 and Apple Pencil

The Gigantic, Mondo-sized, Big-ish iPad Pro

I have owned an iPad since the first version.  Then the retina, even a Mini (2) and finally the Air 3.  On the day of Apples announcement of the new iPad Pro 9.7, my wife heard of it, and decided it had to be something special for me.  I got home from work, we rolled...

Ad Blockers and the complicated web

Look, I hate using an ad blocker. It keeps website revenue limited, hurting those who provide the content I enjoy.  In some cases, it leaves me wondering what I’ve missed – whether something has been blocked or limited for the wrong reasons and I’m seeing a broken chunk of the website I want to read....

The Avengers

The Avengers movie – Best Superhero Movie?

Look, maybe I’m biased.  The Avengers movie by Joss Whedon… well, Captain America has always been my favorite hero, with Iron Man not terribly far behind.  But the original movie (I haven’t actually seen Ultron yet) is to me about the perfect superhero movie.  I mean, we start with a disparate group of somewhat feuding...