@curio Sadly, it wasn't. This was a community event with ~45 people there. The slides are up here but they're missing a bit of context (I didn't just read out the text in the speaker's notes) -- docs.google.com/presentation/d

The moment you think "OH SHIT MY BOTANY PLANT" but you log in and @mio has taken care of it for you 😌

Zero Point Two Meter Zip Ties
Nine Inch Nails
Quarter Yard Clamps
Four and Twenty Centimeter Fasteners
Gallons of Gorilla Glue
Japanese Traditional Joinery

despite all my frustration I am still just a rat in a bus station

Duolingo is holding me hostage with its streaks, which is great because the only way I'll learn is if I'm guilt-tripped by a cartoon owl.

"The daye so cold, the bedde so hard to leave" -- Chaucer, probably

Someone I work with wrote this guide to ANSI escape codes and it is good and on-brand for making little terminal things which are nice:

notes.burke.libbey.me/ansi-esc

@dthompson
I had this happen on a Logitech MX mouse and it's possible to replace the microswitch with some basic soldering, wonder if the G5 is the same?

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Want to start a number station where once per year, at a random time, the computerized voice says "that's numberwang"

Hey friendos! Ottawa Processing Day 2019 is over, which means my talk is done, which means I can experience joy again instead of just anxiety about giving my talk.

@tildetown got called out heavily, and especially @curio (for botany).

Please find attached this image of the Tilde Town Time Service that ran back in November 2017.

It's really more of an artists rendition - as it was created post-facto - but I actually built a working speaker amplifier on breadboard for authenticity reasons.

<tracer> When you talk about content, consider also silence

When I am emperor all "please confirm your address" emails will have a "this is not me" option. :thaenking:

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