Art without engineering is dreaming;
Engineering without art is calculating.

Steven K. Roberts, N4RVE

Old Microship Blog (2004-6)

VNOS in Blue Jeans

NOTE: One of the hardest parts of spending a lifetime getting to know amazing people is that inevitably… we lose some of them. I am very sad to report that David Warman, introduced in the story below, died on September 23, 2018 after a difficult battle with cancer. He was one of my favorite people…

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The Joy of Monetizing

Funny, the way evolving technology changes our expectations and cultural norms. Back in the Olden Days <creak>, I recall sitting around with pals at UCSD, looking up domain names on whois, and snickering about reserving all the good ones that might someday be worth something. Books, multihulls, shopping, technology… all those and more dotcoms were…

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