25 May 2022
Since December 2020 I’ve been using an Ergodox EZ as my main keyboard, both for work and games. I have my own QMK firmware flashed on it, and I’m nothing but pleased with it.
Seasons change though, and in January 2021 I found myself backing the Glove80 Kickstarter. I’ve been curious about a curved (“manuform”) keyboard, and this one looked really slick.
Up to that point I’d put together keyboard kits with PCBs, and hadn’t yet 3d-printed any enclosures or plates.Read More...
23 Sep 2021
I’ve been collecting parts in earnest for two new projects. The basic idea is a portable, hackable, ruggedized workstation. The first iteration of this idea came to me from my partner, who is a Homestuck fan. That one is Lunchtop, and will be built into a red plastic lunchbox from the 70s. The other idea came from back7.co, and built into a Pelican case.
These projects interest me partly because I like thinking about the ubiquitous format (“laptop”) being turned on its head and reimagined.Read More...
26 Aug 2021
projects: keebs steno
I’d like to take a moment to rebase where I’m at with steno (and keyboards), and provide a little context. At the time of publishing this, the blog website has just gone live, and all prior articles from my steno journal have been imported and reformatted.
First things first: I have not done much practice with steno in 2021. I have done quite a bit of practice building mechanical (qwerty) keyboards though.Read More...