speaker created 3d printed stethoscope, treated civilians on front lines of war, got shot.

"creating independancy" -- @trklou at amazing affecting LibrePlanet keynote.

Entire audience is choked up right now.

what a surprise finding a pristine sf mag from 1994 with the first printing of a LeGuin story in a bookstore's pile of Misc in 2019

it's rated to switch 35 kilowatts of high voltage DC. fun toy

new relay pulls 200 watts inrush, and blew a fuse on my workbench

niiiice

Also ergh, another week of winter right as spring sets in? Every year? What am I thinking?

Looking forward to . Besides being a great and unique conference, having it in the same place each year has started to give it a nice homey feeling, which old haunts will I visit this time etc?

"Baba is You" is typed functional programming inside a roguelike.

PS, Amazon payments accounts support fractional cents, and do it apparently using floats. Not kidding.

with an async process that adjusts the balance later, cuz async processes are a good way to build correct systems

TIL my bank account is not denominated in any particular currency

$1 USD + $1 CAD = $2

went shopping for a DC relay and ended up with a GAE75 contactor capable of switching 35 kilowatts

may be just a *little* bit overkill for requirements

but, it's got magnetic arc chutes!

Is there any browser plugin that allows rejecting a website's javascript and substituting your own?

(Or perhaps a community-developed, free alternative js)

an documentation for software changes that's on par (ie none)

so my fridge has better sensor reliability than Boeing jet airplanes

~/.local/share

ummm yeah, that makes no sense at all

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