Wii Assignment

Struggling to dedicate myself to classes at the end of COVID semester, I procrastinated by tinkering with my childhood-native Nintendo Wii:
It's enlightening to re-discover familiar devices with a lens for the underlyling technology.
The idea of 'squeezing out performance' is of course appealing: how is the raw compute associated with the evermore powerful home computer being used? Sleeker email clients? Newer releases of now decades-old office software? You can still do a lot with (often surprisngly) little.
A modern(-ish) web browser is enough to get a lot done: when deadlines approached, even a Wii can do Computer Engineering assignments.