Welcome to Midnight Cheese. Blogging since 2001.

Midnight Cheese is a hodgepodge of design and technology related musings. The ten most recent posts are featured on this page. See the archive for more. Learn all about Midnight Cheese on the about page.

Survey Results: Ham Radio Nets

These are the findings from a survey about amateur radio nets and how people discover them.

January 02, 2023

Apple Watch Owners: How do you rely on this thing?

After wearing an Apple Watch nearly 24/7 for the last 6 months I switched back to my Fitbit.

August 03, 2022

Yoshi Sodeoka Rides the Psychedelic Wave

A blend of analog and digital signals interacting, shifting in shape and color, and creating a sometimes-dizzying barrage of visual intensity.

May 29, 2022

Wasting an Evening with distcc

The number of roadblocks when working with Gentoo day-to-day feels higher than it used to be.

April 25, 2022

My First Experience with the Internet

My first experience with the Internet in August of 1994.

December 08, 2021

Twitter on a 2nd Generation Kindle

Vintage web with a free internet connection.

May 25, 2021

Moving from Hexo to 11ty

This site is now generated using the static site generator, Eleventy.

March 29, 2021

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Addressing Open Firmware errors on an old PowerBook G3.

October 06, 2020

What's the goal? Amateur Radio license changes

If we want younger voices with new thought leadership and new technology ideas, let's give Techs more room to participate.

August 02, 2020

First Things First Manifesto

Designers as individuals are responsible for the unfortunate state of our society.

May 12, 2020