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The #Pinecil RISC-V
soldering iron is now available for purchase for $24.99. With this first batch we also decided to include the break-out board free of charge.
You're welcome.

the last confirmed tornado around here before the past year was in the 50s, and in the last year we've had maybe 4 warnings and 1 actual tornado. mom's comin' round to put it back the way it oughta be

what the hell, I was gonna post we were having a weird thunderstorm a bit ago and decided not to bother, now there's a damn tornado warning

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There's a new "experimental feature" being tested in Firefox 83: sponsored sites in the URL bar.

"Mozilla works with advertising partners to place sponsored tiles on the Firefox home page (or New Tab) that would be useful to Firefox users. Mozilla is paid when users click on sponsored tiles."

You can disable this by setting `browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.showSponsoredTopSites` to `false`.

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There's booting from a floppy and then there's booting from vinyl

So we know it's possible to build records from the pre-microprocessor days so if at any point distributing software for something like #CollapseOS (or maybe the OS itself) becomes an issue, it's possible to cover some bases with a 45 RPM 10" record

I'm sure the EPROM can be replaced with hardwired functionality

This specific example has a #FreeDOS kernel

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I'm gonna build my first panel in the next week or three as I intend to give it away for Christmas.

it's just a small non-dimmable panel with 3000K high-CRI LED strip and a literal pull chain switch. the choice of switch is because it will live above my housemate's tool shelf in the basement.

currently wondering how I'm going to fasten the switch to the housing (which will be a small TV or computer display partly disassembled - so sheet metal and plastic).

bondo? 😅

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Seems like this could be useful for a number of projects. Power delivery over usb-c #theWorkshop

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1. consume 1/2 tsp of tincture
2. poke around online
3. give up on that, doze in a dreamy haze for a bit
4. real sleep sounds delicious, sleepily turn off lights etc
5. forever awake

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@kaniini @deutrino something i've wanted for a long time is the ability to like, write graph expressions that control who in my social graph can see, follow, or interact with me. e.g. "allow friends^1 of ppl in group Cool to follow me excluding friends^3 of ppl in group Uncool." that kind of fine-grained control would have been really cool, and would let people scale all the way from a public twitter-style experience to a private facebook-style experience all on the same platform.

maybe someday we'll see a protocol that lets you have that kind of control
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@deutrino A filter to bump posts from low-activity users to the top of my TL has been on my Fedi wishlist since day 1.
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Broke a million points last night in an impromptu Asteriods II session in-between calling BBSs.

I've been playing this since the late 1980s on this Amiga 2000. Still love this game!

#amiga #retrogaming #retrocomputing

god, working with any Wordpress site with more than like 3 plugins installed is like running IE 6 with 900 parasitic spam toolbars.

my Ubuntu 18.04 laptop would auto-suspend when the battery got low enough. my Mint 20 box just dies. sad trombone, linux on the desktop.

(I am aware I should compile my own distro using only a magnetic needle^W^Wfocused electron beams and an SSD, but I'm too tired and old.)

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The Beirut Port Explosion @[email protected] examined open source information including videos, photographs, and documents to provide a timeline and a precise 3D model to help investigate the events of that day

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The youth of today are no longer upholding our long traditions of internet piracy, there needs to be classes in school about how to safely do internet piracy.

I still think Algorithms™ would be good for fediverse birdsite clones if they were based on a plugin architecture so users could choose & configure exactly what's done to their timeline.

Example ideas:

· keyword filter for specified posters

· "delay buffer" for those who post/boost 900 times in an hour then go silent for 3 days

· only display posts above a given engagement threshold (e.g. for chronic shitposters with a few really good ones)

Think of it as guitar pedals for your timeline.

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