Various 3D prints towards the perfect faceplate for the "pidal."

When you have motion sensors set up in every room of your home, but the internet of sh*t fails in surprising ways:

1. Like a stranger in your own home, you stumble around all over the place trying to find a light switch in the dark.

2. You keep forgetting that you have to manually turn off the lights when you leave the room.

3. You're now scared to enter the bathroom as the lights are on and the only reasonable conclusion is that someone broke into your place to steal your toilet paper.

I just want to point out that the Mod Dwarf looks _awesome_ and the only reason I'm building my own pedal instead of buying that one is that the goddamned Dwarf won't ship until December.
indiegogo.com/projects/mod-dwa

the complex heart we have evolved by folding of the most simple heart, which was a tube filled with blood surrounded by muscle, and if you unfold it it's still just a tube full of blood surrounded by muscle

Funny thing about working from home all by yourself: at the end of the day you're just like, "Is that it? Am I done?"

Swirl painting first time

Video of swirl painting self made lapsteel
youtu.be/gdHXpCccc0I

*Swirl Painting Lapsteel Guitar*
youtu.be venera.social/display/85a863ed

"Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes."

-- Oscar Wilde

I now have a fairly messy proof-of-concept: raspberry-pi 3, SoundBlaster Play S3, running guitarix in headless mode with my guitar plugged into the input and the output plugged into part of my PA stack. Sounds great!
Time to order some parts.

I know it's bad, but I just had to know about this gut doctor and the vegetable he wants me to throw out:
vox.com/the-goods/2019/5/8/185

Warrants should be required for border searches of electronic devices. We are proud that such diverse organizations filed briefs to support this position, including @aaaj_alc, @MyConstitution, @MFIAclinic, @cyberlawclinic, @knightcolumbia, and many more eff.org/deeplinks/2020/08/civi

So, I'm doing a Gordon Lightfoot immersion -- not sure if this is a good thing or not.

Tmw, you're cruising along, almost ready to send that big PR, and the power goes down.... Beautiful evening, no wind, somebody wrecked their car on a god-damned power pole.
Oh well. Good to spend time with the family.

WAIT, I AM ABLE TO MAKE
XKCD WITH CUSTOM EMOJI?
:blank: :balloonline_s: :blank: ALWAYS HAVE BEEN
:blank: :balloonline_s: :blank: :balloonline_s:
:beret_r: :balloonline_sw: :blank: :balloonline_se: :blackhat_l:
:body_phone_e: :blank: :blank: :blank: :body_s_w:
:legs_stand_e: :blank: :blank: :blank: :legs_stand_w:
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