Only 3583 bytes

… and the program file size of this new gem of a video game, pulse, suggests there’s a few more bytes free that could be exploited.  But that’s how much “free” RAM came with a stock Commodore VIC 20, like the one I was fortunate to own in early 1982.  Playing this not only brings…

XBoxDrv: a Fedora systemctl service

Two years ago, I discovered a user-space XBox 360 controller driver as replacement to the lackluster (then) kernel driver, xpad.  After rebuilding my new workstation and installing Fedora 20 on it, I took notice that its repository includes the xboxdrv package.  It includes a replete set of sample configurations and the standard man page.  I…

New workstation

It’s been 6-years since my last workstation got built.  I took it down before Christmas in order to remodel the home office.  Since, I had to migrate my Internet presence here from a KVM guest on that workstation over to my dedicated Intel Atom D525 box that was originally used for retro computing & gaming. Fortunately, I…

Improved, but more to do

Since my adhoc analysis from GolfTec, I took their recommendations and been staying disciplined with it.  The result has been 9-strokes off my handicap, because of added consistency to ball-striking particularly from the tee.  My friend, Roger, in the background here put his sporty video cam on the 11th tee box to shoot this.  I re-recorded it at 1/8th speed :

Some minor adjustments are in order, but the glaring deficiency is early casting of the club head.  I’m excited by the prospect that if I can correct that, it will instantly add power to my game.  That’s motivating stuff!

Golftec Swing Analysis

Before: Poor posture, too much gap between legs on backswing promoting a negative bend forward, too long of a backswing increases chance of a mishit (did hit 0:0 at impact consistently, heh, as a lefty I am able to recover). After: Much improved athletic position, still, the right foot to encourage weight transition onto left-side…