😮 here's another Casio PCB-replacement, this one for a calculator watch. The author reports ✨5✨ years of battery life. And it's got a heckin' ham radio built-in! https://goodwatch.org
These two modded watches, one with a reverse-polarization LCD hack, in front of a GPD Pocket! This is just pornographic 😳
TYVM @rrix for the link!
🤔 The circuitry inside a Casio watch isn't too complex, maybe I could measure it and manufacture a replacement with more features.
Oops somebody already did it! Way better than I would have!
The "Pluto" watch, which re-purposes the case and LCD from a Casio F91-W, includes a compass, infrared programming, RTTTL ringtone (musical) alarms, generates RFC 6238 one-time passwords, open source, and runs for a year on a standard watch battery! Wow!! 😮
more cybrepnuk than Pebble imho
"I was going for a battered mining spaceship look a la red dwarf tv series, but the missus just reckons it looks like some horrible teeth." 😂 --https://www.reddit.com/r/MechanicalKeyboards/comments/89iykg/my_first_mechanical_keyboard_a_homemade_handwired/ #mechanicalkeyboards
Remember the scene in Doctor Strange where The Ancient One (Tilda Swinton) blows Strange's mind away by introducing him to the astral plane?
The music video for Orbital-The Box was my first exposure ever to electronic music 22 years ago and similarly blew my mind away. Who stars in it? TIL: Tilda Swinton.
TIL the "Fourier" 40% split row-staggered #mechanicalkeyboard. $20 for a kit of PCBs+passives (bring your own switches, caps, cables, pro micros)
If you like the form of the Mistel Barocco or the Kinesis Freestyle Edge but want fully programmable DIY
I want to tune http://mkweb.bcgsc.ca/carpalx/ to take into account the fact that keycap sets usually accommodate only dvorak and colemak alternate layouts. Can't make a Workman board with this set of alternate caps.
[No I don't; if I'm touch-typing properly I shouldn't be looking at the keys anyway]
Wow! Here's an (arbitrary) #fitness milestone I never imagined I'd actually achieve:
As of today, I can bench-press 5x5 (5 sets of 5 reps) of what I weighed when I was 22 and skinny.
And I can squat 5x5 of my *current* body weight!
And I am, for you connoisseurs of understatement, not a small man
tldr I just squat myself
🛎 website update: still lots of things to fix (thanks to lots of great feedback) but I finally got my <nav><ul>s to display with `tree`-style hierarchy lines. 👌 Based on a CSS-only technique by Khoa Ma: https://codepen.io/khoama/pen/hpljA
- more readable font weight (todo: make configurable)
- don't link to empty nodes
- don't reserve space for TOC when no TOC exists.
My freshly-repainted static website isn't nearly done, but it's close enough that I hit the upload button! https://datagrok.org
- Most of the content needs a once-over
- Some features don't work yet, including toggling the navigation sidebar.
- I'm proud that I made it degrade gracefully to be usable in lynx, phones, wide screens, & no js
- I'm discouraged that it took so damn long to achieve this little
- It doesn't speak well of my frontend skills; need to upgrade to modern tools and automate deploys.
While traveling I let my fingertips stray upon someone else's mechanical keyboard, resplendent, adorned with MT3-profile keycaps, and the memory of its shape beguiles me.
Would that I could dismiss it as unattainable fantasy, but woe betide me! For I have just learned Massdrop has a new MT3 group buy open right now.
I committed long ago to a beautiful Oblivion SA profile keyset but we shan't be together 'til the summer and my cursed fickle heart wanders.
Good morning Nashville
Realizing that this IBM PS/2 Model 25, priced obscenely outside of our family's budget, that a parent obtained anyway for their university coursework, was for me what the BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Atari ST, and Tandy 1000 were for older, richer kids.
I was on the cusp just before computers became both "easier to use" and harder to tinker with, and the number of kids who had self-taught computer experience upon entering university fell off a cliff. Astoundingly lucky.
omg it's so big
a custom-built homage to the space cadet keyboard with enough keys to stretch out and take a nap upon
the gravitational pull of the book-reading corner was strong before but this ridiculously comfy new rug gives the room it's own event horizon
brb trapped forever in timelike infinity sipping coffee and petting a cat
Deploying the sure-fire job-landing big guns:
the very-obviously-authored-in-LaTeX résumé
and résumé with two é's
CGA Mode 4 is 320x200 but the pixels are not square.
So here's how to CGA-ify a photo:
1. Crop 4:3 aspect ratio
2. Scale to 320:200
3. Mode>Indexed, CGA palette. Experiment to find best dithering setting.
5. Scale up to 4:3 aspect ratio, no interpolation.
I did a bit of hue adjustment before conversion here to give the background more color variety.