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"You are fettered," said Musk, trembling. "Tell me why?"

"I wear the chain I forged in life," replied Satoshi's Ghost. "I mined it block by block, and hash by hash; I coded it up of my own free-will, and of my own free-will I wore it. Is its pattern strange to you?"

Musk trembled more and more.

"Or would you know," pursued the Ghost, "the weight and length of the strong coil you bear yourself? It was full as heavy and as long as this, seven Christmas-eves ago."

Distribution Religion by Dan Sandin (1978).

Instructions on how to build a modular video synthesizer.

Read the first three pages of this and tell me it's not a hippy alternate history free [soft/hard]ware licence.

Then just enjoy the literally cut, copied and pasted hand annotated document until you've had your fill.

"Put in your own method of returning energy to me here"

criticalartware.net/Distributi

That was the UPS going in, Statuscake reckons 9 minutes of down time or, as we say in industry: one nine.

Cut off "to install a new circuit" and not for any financial reasons; to be clear.

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Do apps show admin announcements? I don't see my latest one on pinafore.social -- anyway possible ttw downtime while I install a new UPS _or_ definite ttw downtime on Thursday when my power is cut off. Whichever happens first! I hope you're well, downtime is punk af, ~insom

My input devices :ms_black_heart: they are forcing me to go slow to save my wrists

3 Years, 5 Months & 2 Days of Linux on the Desktop

Mildly suggestive test image 

Same, on a 1970's Tektronix scope. If anything the image is -more- stable on this one, although in person it wobbles like there is some stray capacitance somewhere.

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Mildly suggestive test image 

Used my Raspberry Pi Pico to make a 256x256 raster display that works with the XY mode of an analog scope. One of those things I knew how to do in theory but that was a few pleasant hours of wiring and debugging to make work for real.

The version with a Z output (for intensity) refreshes at 100Hz.

gist.github.com/insom/0e091bdb

Yesterday, I mentioned that someone was in Pittsburgh and then I wasn't sure if it _was_ Pittsburgh and ended up typing "where do people who say yinz come from" in a search.

Today I broke ttw by setting the DNS to go back to its old server while I move the DNS records to DigitalOcean.

I am done running my own BIND, and I am too stuck in my ways to learn something other than BIND.

A mario is just a marioid in the category of italofunctors

That feeling when you're idly playing with a throwing knife while doing something else and then you drop it and you have a moment of terror that you're going to cut yourself and it was all avoidable because you could literally just play with anything else on your desk which isn't sharp but then it glances off the side of something and you're okay so the cycle repeats.

Seeing someone read a book you love is seeing a book recommend a person.

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