So you're a criminal or terrorist and you want to really fuck up the Net. How do you know whom to kidnap, coerce, or subvert? ESR is making a list of vulnerable and important persons! http://esr.ibiblio.org/?p=8383
Don't get me wrong, I think he's basically right... but it *is* possible to foresee unintended consequences from this effort.
one fine day on Gearslutz
poster: what's the best software for doing amplifier distortion tests on a PC?
me: PC software is not a good way to solve that problem because your PC's built-in audio hardware cannot generate, nor accurately detect, the kinds of signals involved
irate PC user: how dare you imply my $500 outboard interface is not exactly equivalent to a $5000 audio analyzer
smug pro engineer: ha ha look at the idiot who thinks my $5000 audio analyzer can't be connected to a PC
My homemade flux series wraps up with this article on testing them, video included: https://northcoastsynthesis.com/news/testing-homemade-fluxes/
New video: trying out the DIY fluxes https://video.northcoastsynthesis.com/?t=flux-testing-20190612
I wandered in circles around the neighbourhood until I randomly got to the Hanazono Shrine, which of the many landmarks I thought I had memorized, was the only one I actually recognized. And then everything snapped into place - I knew where I was and was able to get from there to my hotel. I figure the gods of the shrine gave me a helping hand.
That Yodobashi Camera photo... my first night in Japan ever, I stumbled off the train looking for my hotel, I was dehydrated and confused and I had been awake more than 24 hours, most of that spent on the plane; Yodobashi Camera in Shinjuku is where I was and it looked just like that. I couldn't handle it. I was pretty freaked out.
DIY no-clean-style flux - modern formulation from laxatives and sports supplements https://northcoastsynthesis.com/news/diy-nocleanstyle-flux/
New video: DIY no-clean-style solder flux https://video.northcoastsynthesis.com/?t=no-clean-flux-20190604
New video: Purifying PEG 3350 from OTC laxative https://video.northcoastsynthesis.com/?t=peg-purification-20190530
1. Pet catgirl.
2. Record purr.
3. Build synthesizer.
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