This blog has been getting slow and buggy in recent days, and I am trying to figure out why. In addition, we are getting a HUGE amount of comment spam, which is abnormal, and is causing some favorite commenters to be blocked. I am sorry for this, and I am trying to solve the problem.

The past week has been a crash course in learning Arduino technology, especially its related offshoot, the Melzi (which I got working in both Windows and in Linux). And earlier today I built a Hackintosh and got it working. Not an easy task. Here’s a shot of the screen:

So… you’d think I ought to be able to figure out what is going on with the blog, but the Internet is complicated in ways beyond my control.

MORE: Here’s an actual screenshot of the updated version (Mavericks), examining my earlier photograph version.

Screen Shot 2014-02-26 at 8.59.58 PMThe result is a hall of mirrors.