My furniture, less than 3 years old, will get "recycled" since nobody wanted to take it, not even for free ๐Ÿ˜“

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There. Ready for the first night!

They didn't have the bed frame I wanted, but I don't mind sleeping on the floor for a few days...

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Even the toilet brush comes with detailed assembly and recycling instructions... and you can call IKEA in case you have any doubts! ๐Ÿ˜€

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On Friday, I went to IKEA and bought a few essential things. We're still missing fridge, washing machine, drier, microwave, and a lot of other stuff...

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This week I got the keys to my new apartment. It's 6 minutes drive from work (or 11 minutes by bicycle), and I'm sharing with two other SpaceXers.

Here is my room:

I see what you did there, ! ๐Ÿคฆโ€โ™‚๏ธ

Since childhood, I've been dreaming of piloting a giant starship.

This will be a fully autonomous vehicle, piloted by software written by my team and many others. Reality beats imagination.

Ok, we won't have laser guns for now...

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It won't come as a surprise to those who know me well: for years, I've been watching countless Falcon 9 launches and Starship test flights as if they were some sort of sporting event.

๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿค“๐Ÿš€

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Today was my first day at . where I will develop avionics firmware for and other vehicles. ๐Ÿš€

This article is an epic tale of mathematical research and computer graphics. After I first read it in 2009, the immediately became my desktop background. And it still is today:

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Found another of my former clients in Florence: AEP (Advanced Engineering Projects). We did the bringup of some of their first embedded Linux boards. At the time, they were evaluating a Freescale ARM SoC which had horrible out-of-tree kernel BSP.

@alef knows something about it ๐Ÿ˜‚

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Today I'm relocating to and looking for long-term housing.

I have zero friends in LA. Any fedinauts living around here?

Did you know that Switzerland had a space industry?

The Museum of Transport in Luzern has a real satellite that has been operating in orbit. It was later recaptured by the Space Shuttle and returned to the ground.

But... why? ๐Ÿค”

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