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Passive aggressiveness in plastic: First attempt to dissuade the birds who like to sit on my rain gauge and drop in stuff that isn't rain.

The boys from Yello are still going at the age of 68/75, and I have to say I quite like this one. Video by Dirk Koy.

vimeo.com/445220511

Starting work on a rig with touch screen control using a and , with weather info from my
@netatmo station. First up, learning how to put stuff on the screen.

I bought the screen about 7 years ago, and only just got round to doing something with it. Please ignore the terrible soldering job.

All the icons come from thenounproject.com, which is a brilliant place to get such things.

Listening to a podcast on cryptocurrencies bemoaning the fact that their utopian dream of completely decentralised, unregulated currency systems has been used by people who are less than reputable and have stolen a bunch of money. Even more astounding, at least one major fraud was discovered by a regulatory body. Who would have thought?

Had a fun evening investigating a climate nutter (doesn't even qualify as a denier). You can tell he's lying because he said he gave a presentation at a conference and all the scientists agreed with him. That has never happened. Ever.

UnicodePlots: Removing the need to get remote X11 working since 2015.

I do hope they channel crowd sounds into county cricket matches. The atmosphere just won't be the same without 12 people giving desultory applause for a single to square leg.

Some works inspire you to achieve things beyond your perception of your own capabilities. Others just make you go "Haha, yeah, no". by
Ian Hubert

youtube.com/watch?v=FFJ_THGj72

Just seen someone mistype 'scapegoat' as 'escape goat'. Which strikes me as being one of the least viable prison break strategies.

‪Having the technicians wear big numbers is a great idea for identification, but it does look a bit sinister...

Entertaining conversation in a GitHub issue.

"Please don't use Electron - GTK or Qt are much better."

"Can you explain why?"

"I already have GTK and Qt installed, and I don't want to install another library."

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