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.

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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)


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

I modified the micro:bit Mecanum Omni:bot from @YahboomT (Super:bit-based), so you can use a @KittenBot1 JoyFrog controller:

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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