today I learned of the "Gyrobus", an electric bus used in switzerland in the 50s and 60s that, rather than a battery, used a spinning flywheel to store power. It had a tiny range and was inefficient and unreliable, but I still love the idea. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gyrobus
I did a music too. Here's a jam with my latest grid instrument experiment. Patch: https://tildegit.org/nihilazo/pd-experiments/src/branch/main/looper.pd
mi pana e ijo pi toki pona tawa len mi!
got grid output from uxn now too! ready to call it a first release. The video only shows basic output, but all output commands are supported!
aaaaand stichfix fails at the first hurdle. I legit would love a service like this if it could actually like respect me
ah yes, the 3 genders
this is what i mean by "awful messy code" if you didn't believe just how bad it gets
plastic waste gore
the choice to try and persevere with the 3d printer, as I already had the files for using it, is starting to feel more like a mistake. Fully recalibrated the machine and have the same problems. And the pile grows. Beginning to re-reconsider making a case from wood. Or cardboard. Or anything at this point.
I wish I could love 3d printing. Turn any home into a workshop! Manufacturing power to the people! But I can't when this is the outcome in practice.
this was 100% a fluke right?
has to be
speaking of random music jams, here's one from last night! melody is improv and I am bad at improv but I think this is kinda cool.
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