today went to do the groceries... again ¥800 (didn't buy any meat). So it wasn't a fluke and prices are really up about two-fold of the normal price. Especially fruit is very expensive

Unauthorized Bread: Real rebellions involve jailbreaking IoT toasters

Appliance boot loaders, ftw —

Cory Doctorow's book, Radicalized, is up for a CBC award. To celebrate, here's an excerpt.

arstechnica.com/gaming/2020/01

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It is based on the FM2819 led control IC, so it does "bright", "dim", "flash" (on press to switch modes) and "SOS" (on long press)

mPython掌控板是一块MicroPython微控制器板,它集成ESP32高性能双核芯片,使用当下最流行的Python编程语言,以便您轻松地将代码从电脑传输到掌控板中,从而体验程序创作的无穷乐趣!

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Quentin went to the Mexican embassy in Beijing today to learn and celebrate "dias de los muertos".

@peertube Actually, it is now shown as Success but no link, and the 'video' is unavailable ... gone?

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OLED display works... got 8 of them for about 6 dollars in total.

Used the @KittenBot1
MeowBit with the new SD-Wireless to add some character to the Mecanum-bot; Meet Winky github.com/gbraad/mecanum-meow

I modified the micro:bit Mecanum Omni:bot from @YahboomT (Super:bit-based), so you can use a @KittenBot1 JoyFrog controller: github.com/gbraad/microbit-sup

Results of the first day of the World Solar Challenge 2019; Top 3 are all Dutch teams, followed by the Belgium team

blinky led on edge connector

A quick upload to show the edge connector works... Using P1 on the 20pin edge connector to blink with a breakout board and an LED on a breadboard. I used the Yaboom Basic:bit.

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