It's time for me to pass the torch on Barnacles, the social news and discussion site for bootstrappers I've been running: https://barnacl.es/s/iklvvc/passing_torch
Because it came up this morning: The Conversation is a masterpiece film that should be part of the nerd culture stdlib: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Conversation
Its worth stocking oral rehydration salts in your first aid kits; dehydration can get serious quickly. Even if you don't, you can get most of the way there with this recipe: http://rehydrate.org/solutions/homemade.htm#recipe
I took the pager apart again and cut a piece of gold-metallic colored paper from the craft store to fit in between the screen and display. Didn't need any tape or glue, it just holds together perfectly.
The results are great and no more shadow when you're looking at it from an angle. I did a bit more light sanding, and saw how it looked in the holster!
Movie screenshot included for reference.
#Starlore Corona Borealis, the northern crown. R Coronae Borealis is known as the Fade-Out Star. It occasionally fades and become very dim. It produces lots of carbon that surrounds it and blocks the light. Then the pressure builds and blasts away the soot and the cycle starts over.
This is a fun, friendly intro to spaced repetition. If you've spent a ton of time and effort learning something that's faded away in a few months/years - SR is how you maintain, and it's dead cheap: https://ncase.me/remember/
(But skip the shoebox and go straight to Anki.)
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