12/29/13 Gil's LotD: The Long View The Long View writes about long-forgotten technical details from the original Macintosh system.

12/21/13 Gil's LotD: System 7 emulated Emulate Macintosh System 7 in Javascript in your browser.


4/9/12 Gil's LotD: Android Google makes more from iPhone services than they do from Android phones.

1/9/12 Gil's LotD crap: switchDiskSizeBase For whatever dumb reason Apple switched to base 10 units in MacOS X 10.6. This program sets it back.

11/3/11 Gil's LotD: Reverse engineering The MacOS Re project attempted to build a booting system for old Macs from scratch. The project is now dead but there is source and documentation available on the website.

11/1/11 Gil's LotD: Pixar Selected pages from the founding documents of Pixar.


10/15/11 Gil's LotD: Hardware terminals A guide to configuring your hardware serial terminal with MacOS X's gettys.

9/30/11 Gil's LotD: ResExcellence The long-defunct Mac website ResExcellence has returned with its old content. Back in the day this site had all kinds of information about the workings of Macintosh systems and I personally learned quite a bit from it in grade school and junior high. It certainly set me on the path that led me to learning everything I know about software.

9/22/11 Gil's LotD: DHCP performance An investigation into how Apple systems get a DHCP lease so quickly.


8/2/11 Gil's LotD: TenFourFox Firefox 4.0 has abandoned the PPC platform but some volunteers have ported it back.


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