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Hi, I'm Iljitsch van Beijnum. Here on iljitsch.com I publish articles and post links about a range of topics.

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Amiga short takes, juggling CF cards edition

In this latest installment of Amiga short takes:

Full article / permalink - posted 2021-08-15

(Re)creating new Amigas for the 2020s and beyond

Two forum posts made me think of what it would take to build an Amiga using modern parts, and what should remain the same and what should change about a new Amiga to remain useful in the next decades.

Hint: it invloves HDMI and USB.

Full article / permalink - posted 2021-08-08

Be gone, Kailh Box Orange switches!

Five months ago, I put Kailh Box Orange switches in my Massdrop CTRL keyboard.

Today, I took them all out and replaced them with the Cherry MX Browns that the keyboard came with. There were just too many keys that generated an extra spurious press. So that would be "I typee" rather than "I type". This seems to happen especially with often used keys like e. So let's see what happens when I've used the Cherry MX Browns for five months.

Permalink - posted 2021-08-07

De (on)zin van vaccinatiebewijzen

Dit artikel op de website van EW Magazine geeft de huidige stemming over vaccinatiebewijzen goed weer: Stijgen ziekenhuisopnames dit najaar? Dan komt Duitsland met vaccinatieplicht. In de VS houden de federale overheid, New York City en veel grote bedrijven niet-gevaccineerden buiten de deur.

Jammer toch dat dit totaal geen toegevoegde waarde heeft...

Volledig artikel / permalink - geplaatst 2021-08-04

Review: MouSTer: making my favorite wireless mouse work with my Amiga

Original Amiga mice were never that great, and a few decades of use and storage didn't help. So if there's one part of the Amiga I have no problem replacing with something new, it's the mouse. (Don't feel bad, I swore of Apple mice, too.) So a while ago I got a USB-to-DB9 mouse adapter. That one worked fine with wired mice, which was a big improvement.

However, a few years ago I discovered the Logitech Anywhere MX 2 wireless mouse...

Full article / permalink - posted 2021-07-24

Iconverter makes your old Amiga icons look right

The way the Amiga handles icons changed a number of times over the history of the platform, with the result that many older icons don't look right on Amigas running later versions of the OS. I made a tool to convert these old icons so they look like they should on later Amigas: Iconverter.

Full article / permalink - posted 2021-07-14

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