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Hunter Davis

Seattle

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Chromecast your LPs With a Little Help From WebAudio

As it usually does, this all started in the thrift store. I was perusing the usual DVD racks and furniture when something caught my eye. It was an ion USB turntable, the kind with no speakers. These types of cheap turntables clutter the electronics sections of most thrift stores, as the replacement needle is generally more valuable than the turntable itself. Nevertheless I decided to take a look. Lo and behold, the needle still had the plastic sleeve on, and had never been used, for 5$

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An ode to antennae

If you're anything like me, you hate to see old technology go to waste. I've often heard folks lament as I perused the electronics section at a thrift store, "oh that's a cool TV, but there's no connector!" Pshaw I say to them, it's got one of the best connectors in the world. It's got an antenna. This is a quick tale of one such occurrence, that ended with me purchasing an 80s era pocket TV. You can file this under ridiculous hacks, as there's an

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Road Rash (Sega CD)

When it comes to video games, there are two guaranteed ways to get me interested. One: have an awesome soundtrack. Two: competitive racing. While I never considered myself particularly good at either music or racing, the combination really gets my motor running. That's why games like Rock and Roll Racing, Burnout, GTA, etc hold such high regard for me. They mix quality racing (or open-world style racing) gameplay with real tunes, real composers. So when I saw Road Rash, I knew I was in for something

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Site Changes Incoming!

Hi All, Over the course of the next week, you'll be noticing some site changes. First off, I've moved the commenting system to disqus, and migrated all of the existing conversations to this new format. In this way, I'll be able to more easily experiment with different blogging systems. Next, I'm in process of migrating to the ghost blogging platform. I dig the simplicity and it's been ten years since I moved hunterdavis.com over to WordPress. It's time for a change. If all of the

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