Show more

Just sketched my first 3d design for the solder fume extractor that I am building, that was super fcking fun. Now to wait a load of time to print and see if I managed to measure and calculate everything properly so that things at least fit together and I can start to work on the 2nd iteration.

Thinking on starting an electronics/3d printing project:
Build my own solder fume extractor.
Got already a spare 4wire cpu fan which you can control the rotation speed with PWM.
Start thinking... "Right, gonna buy some PWM chips to start thinkering and learn about it, but how can I measure the pulses? With an oscilloscope of course." Start googling and the hard realisation arrives that this tiny project can run to couple hundred euros to do a simple thing. Bleh.

Anyway here is a small sample of what this ingenious artist has left us all to appreciate, RIP. youtu.be/ewc1hixzYPY

Show thread

Maybe because I have just recently discovered him and have been listening to him a lot, but those feelings are most probably due to my current age and family situation where so much is depending on me and I still have so much plans to bring to life that it got me thinking that life is indeed short(er).

Show thread

Just found out that MF DOOM died on October 31st of last year, and the family just announced it now, he was 49.

Still baffled by this, not only due to the delayed announcement, which the family has all the right to do in order to mourn in peace, but I think that dying at that age is just hitting me with the fact that he was not that much older than me, is feeling different somehowm, more gloomy, nostalgious, idk how to explain it.

Getting paid to work on free software is pretty cool.

Meat, #bbq, help? 

Ended up upping the temps a bit, ot started to raise the temperature of the shoulder quicker, although a bit slower than what I wanted, patience is key when dealing with sich a big piece and slow cookong timea... result after 20h is the most delicious pulled pork I have ever made.

Show thread

Meat, #bbq, help? 

Anyone smoking pulled pork around the fediverse?
I have a huge piece of shoulder, around 5.7kgs (~12 pounds), it is in the smoker for 18 hours now, cooking at steady temperature between 100-120c (212-250F) and has now an internal temp of 81C (~178F), rising very slowly.

I feel like this stall is taking -ages- now, waiting for the piece to rise to the 95C (203F) internal temp.

I feel tempted to just wrap it or crank the heat up.

Shall I continue to wait or crank temp/foil it?

Found this gem and wanted to share: The Architecture of Open Source Applications.
Deep dive on the design and architecture of some of the most famous and used open source software. aosabook.org/en/index.html

twitch scandal, life objective. 

We NEED to regain back control over our data and what we produce and share with the world.
I think I want to pursue this as a life objective, I've been thinking about this for the past few months, and these hints I've been seeing lately, like the twitch scandal, just makes me even more sure that this is the right thing to pursue. I already have some *vague* idea of the direction I want to takeand I will start moving towards the first objective soon. (2/2)

Show thread

twitch scandal, life objective. 

Descentralization is the answer.
I am just thinking at the amount of data deleted from twitch - without previous warning to the users - due to copyright claims. This IS scary.
Think about all those memories, all those hours invested into making content... *puff*, gone. The irony and hipocrisy from Twitch that made a huge amount of money from ads from those same users, which now have their content deleted.
(1/2)

PeerTube needs about 13k more to reach that €60,000 / Live streaming feature!

A free as in freedom decentralized video sharing and soon possibly even streaming platform.

The fine developers of Framasoft have a roadmap for version 3.0 of PeerTube.

It includes all the things one needs to ditch Youtube!

Read about it via link & please support if able. We are almost there.

==> joinpeertube.org/roadmap
_
#framasoft #peertube #stream #p2p #youtube #deletegoogle #libre @Framasoft #deleteYouTube

Everytime I look at the weather apps in NL I always remember the scene from Back To The Future 2, right after they land on the future and Doc precisely predicts that its gonna stop raining on the second by looking at his watch.

Daddy's cookin'for the family dinner today. Gonna cook these big bois after marinating them with soy sauce, mirin, sugar, roasted peanut oil and green onions. After marinating, I will pan fry them gonna serve them on top of white rice. I've been discovering and playing more with asiatic flavours lately to vary a bit from the mediterranic ones and been enjoying it very much so far! I am thinking on trying to cook some chashu and make proper tonkotsu ramen as soon as the days get a bit colder...

Making sure to soak up the last days of sun while discovering new things while walking through the forest.

Show more
Mastodon

The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!