Willem L. Middelkoop MSc BICT
IT business owner, investor, hacker and software developer
Rescuing photos from a crashed iMac
Using advanced tools to read files from a faulty disk
This week I received a message from someone with a iMac that crashed. It contained more than 50.000 photos, covering two decades of personal history. As there was no backup, it was up to me to attempt to safe as much as I could. Could I possibly recover the personal photos?
Riding with Omata One
Analogue cycling computer with GPS
For the past week I have been riding my bicycle with Omata One, a special bike computer. Its mechanical hands indicate speed, distance, ascent and time ridden measured using precise GPS data. It is fun, read along to know why.
Refining my tablet OS experience
Using Surface Go 2 with 4G/LTE, Debian GNU/Linux and i3wm
Earlier this year I tried to create my own tablet operating system by installing Debian GNU/Linux on a Microsoft Surface Go tablet. I learned a great deal about what I like about tablets. But I still preferred my iPad Pro, mainly because of its polished user experience. This time I set out to refine my tablet software to replace my iPad.