The Core Dump

The Core Dump is the personal blog of Nic Lindh, a Swedish-American pixel-pusher living in Phoenix, Arizona.

Cannon Beach, Oregon
Cannon Beach, Oregon

Welcome to Nic’s Core Dump. Enjoy.

iPhone X impressions

After a few weeks of using iPhone X I’m ready to join the congratulatory choir.

Saturday, 30 December, 2017
Thursday, 28 December, 2017

Smart homes for the wealthy

Nic is interested in smart homes. His contractor let him know how the wealthy are already using them.

Sunday, 17 December, 2017

Book roundup, part 24

Lots of sci-fi in this installment. Includes Retribution, Boomerang, The Collapsing Empire, All Systems Red, and Ninefox Gambit.

Monday, 27 November, 2017

Review: Bosch TV series

A longtime Bosch reader looks at the TV series.

Wednesday, 04 October, 2017

Getting started with podcasting

A concise guide to getting started with podcasting, including equipment, editing, mic technique and hosting.

Sunday, 10 September, 2017

Review: Novels of the Malazan Empire

A worthy inclusion to the Malazan canon and great high fantasy to disappear into in troubled times.

Sunday, 03 September, 2017
Saturday, 26 August, 2017
Sunday, 30 July, 2017

Photos from Pacific Beach

The Lindhs visit Pacific Beach and discover a huge bass system and surfers.

Saturday, 29 July, 2017

Book roundup, part 23

Includes a mea culpa, Hillbilly Elegy, Gulp, The Stars are Legion, and The Kill Society.

Sunday, 16 July, 2017

Putting new gaskets on the Kamado grill

Nic commits putty knife violence on his grill to replace the gaskets.

Tuesday, 02 May, 2017

Wings of Freedom

Remembering the cost of World War II through airplanes.

Monday, 17 April, 2017
Saturday, 18 March, 2017
Saturday, 04 March, 2017

The pro market, the nerds, and the vision

Apple’s neglect of the pro market is causing a lot of gnashing of teeth in Apple-nerd circles, but it’s true to Apple’s vision.

Friday, 03 March, 2017
Saturday, 11 February, 2017
Friday, 03 February, 2017

What to expect when you’re expecting a Hackintosh

There is unrest in the Mac community about Apple’s commitment to the platform. Some are turning their eyes to building a Hackintosh to get the kind of computer Apple doesn’t provide. Here’s what it’s like to run a Hackintosh.

Monday, 09 January, 2017

Book roundup, part 22

Lots of fiction series in this one. Includes Grunt, 1177 B.C., Louder Than Hell, Smarter Faster Better, The Hanging Tree, Death’s End, Chains of Command, and Who Killed Sherlock Holmes?.

Thursday, 15 December, 2016

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