Widdershins Software Engineer at Large

I am the Keymaster

Are you the Gatekeeper? There are times when being a digital packrat comes in handy, this was one. I’ve had several old GPG keys floating around that I no longer used. Well, let’s be clear I never really use GPG, I just keep working with it since I find it interesting and it may actually come in handy one day. I was able to find the old keyr... Read more

Same as it ever was

A bit of house keeping, still not finding the time to update pages despite my best intentions. Read more

Rocket Firing Boba Fett

Yes, they don’t really exists, until now. In 1978 up to 100 prototype rocket firing Boba Fett action figures were made until several children were injured and one killed by the rocket from the rocket firing Colonial Viper toy. Kenner quickly shifted gears and fixed the rocket to the jetpack. Bootleg figures were recently produced and I couldn... Read more


A Borrowed Theme I wasted a lot of time trying to come up with a custom theme, in the end I decided to just steal^H^H^H^H^Hborrow one from Kyle Stratis. That way something would be updated in century. Read more

Dome Drive

Finally, something is moving on the R2. The gear is taken from Media Conversions, I took the basic dxf file, imported it into Fusion 360, extruded it, and chopped it up using a jigsaw type connection so each piece would fit on my print bed. So far I’m very happy with the result. I’m powering it right now with a small 12V DC power adapter in... Read more