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Tinkerers, chemists, students or anyone else who needs a lab notebook in a rush

I made a printable lab notebook for you to use :
github.com/cypnk/Lab-Notebook

PDF download and original LibreOffice Calc sheets are provided in case you want to tinker with the layout

License is public domain. No credit necessary

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鈥淪o what do you think about the late winter?鈥

Well, It鈥檚 getting harder to deer these days. I鈥檝e been deering for three years now and hope to keep deering for the next ten. Winter is tough deering anyway

鈥淭hank you, deer. Back to you, April鈥

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103: Early Hints
206: Partial Content
409: Conflict
412: Precondition Failed
417: Expectation Failed
418: I'm a teapot
420: Enhance Your Calm
421: Misdirected Request
424: Failed Dependency
451: Unavailable For Legal Reasons
530: Site is frozen

A 1950s film noir in HTTP status codes

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@kragen

> displays take 750mW for 120ms to do a 1-bit (non-grayscale) update,

I think the problem is a little bit more complex. As I mentionned in my article, you basically have 4 different way to update a pixel, 8 if you have a partial refresh system.

It'll mostly depend on the current color of the pixel as well as the desired color.

So in the case of a white -> black or black -> white full update, you're going to draw some serious intensity for at least 3 seconds where in the case of a white -> white fast refresh, you'll probably end up not drawing any power at all.

What I'm trying to say is that I think you can go pretty far in term of power efficiency with a e-ink display (mostly by leveraging their bi-stable nature).

I want to write a book about an old copper roof that had survived snow for decades

Memoirs of a Fascia

@Shufei @cypnk I do listen to a couple of international broadcasts, Radio Sonder Grense on 3320 kHz from South Africa, Radio Santa Cruz on 6135 kHz from Bolivia, Radio Exterior de Espa帽a on 17715 kHz, and others. Since the PL880 covers the full shortwave spectrum 1711 to 29999 kHz i can pretty much tune to anything, including hams on 80m, 40m, 20m, and 10m. I also enjoy listening and dxing to far MW stations including several from Argentina.

@cypnk When I was a kid I used a leaf blower, a bucket, and some duct tape to make a hovercraft and rode it around the yard like a techno-witch.

My hand crafted portable radio stand, made out of wooden floor scraps, for my Tecsun PL-880 #sw #swling #radio #hamradio #craft

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If you make video and it can be CC-licensed and especially if it's about making or electronics or art or creativity, diode.zone wants to help you host your videos. DM for account creation. diode.zone/about/instance

@cypnk it's not clear from the context if folks remember this, but this game was constructed by Steve Jackson Games after getting raided by the secret service during the development of GURPS Cyberpunk.
sjgames.com/SS/

The very fact there's a gocernment of BC official Cannabis newsletter is blowing my mind rn:

"Following a purchase from BC Cannabis Stores, you can sign-up for our newsletter to find out about new products and receive updates about the legal cannabis industry."

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how all-in are they going? What possible new angle on pot does the government have? Are they investing millions to research the ultimate high?

@cypnk It鈥檚 a huge reason that ham radio has been such a fertile field for my tech education: all the old is still present and used along side the new, affording a cross pollination of ideas and techniques on the wind of pure enthusiasm.

If medium is the message, then what voices are silenced when 鈥渄isruption鈥 comes to 鈥渙utmode鈥 certain infotech? Makers, DIY, etc. know what any crafter does: the revolutionary power in making tech decisions oneself, in not succumbing to curation.

@cypnk No, the human is superpositioned and adjacent to, but parallel by measure of dominant length to the surface. You have to lay down mostly flat, otherwise you will fall and bump your noggin when sleep incurs.

@cypnk For a $Bed,
1. Instance a surface with a PleasingTexture.
2. Lay a human body perpendicular to the surface.
3. Place TeddyBear or Dolly in arms of human.
4. Cover human with PleasingTexture, weight adjusted to values of temperature and autism coefficient.
5. Induce sleep or wakeful rest in human.

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@cypnk Not sure I'm liking the mobility of that leather jacket for superfast mainframe jacking. What if I need to type on 2 separate keyboards that are far apart? Totally impractical!

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