About

Coofdy Labs is the umbrella label for the homeschooling and development team of Martin Kenny (Marty) and Michael Kenny. Michael's anxiety and Asperger's Syndrome made regular school an untenable proposition, so now Marty helps Michael learn at home. Together, they explore the intersection of games and technology, and try to…

Network not starting on migrated Virtual Machines

If you've recently migrated a Ubuntu virtual machine file from one computer to another, or from one virtualization product to another, you might have discovered that networking inside the VM was no longer working. As described in this Parallels KB article, what's probably happened is that the random MAC address…

Snowflakes on a Razer Blade

The magnificent set of snowflake photos by Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov (recently featured by kottke.org) make for some wonderful desktop images. Michael and I have both just recently updated our desktop images to these snowflake macros. Michael's Razer Blade features an 800x640 display as the trackpad. A resized snowflake…