I can't sleep, so I'm making PCBs again. Tried re-making the #PewPew Standalone #circuitpython game console, but with a bi-color display and a HT16K33 for driving it. Also an optional footprint for flash memory for bigger disk size. Should be fully compatible with the original.
Of course the price would be way more than the current $10 for PewPew, but I have no idea by how much. Probably something like twice that.
The holiday break made me recover enough energy to get out of my drawer a project from over two years ago. It's a model of #logikoma from #gits Arise, that is supposed to both walk and drive on its wheels. It's all transparent, because it is in its "thermal camouflage" mode.
Looks like I got a 3rd place. Maybe that will give me energy to work on it some more, as it's been a bit hard with motivation recently. Hopefully this plus holidays will help.
I have to say I'm quite happy with this font. It's an old thing that I picked up and improved a little bit again after being inspired by @robey's Tom Thumb.
I recently read Vignelli Canon and realized that digital graphic design tools are completely inadequate for the kind of #design it describes.
You should start with a grid with a small number of rows and columns, and small but consistent spacing between them, then choose a font size that fits into the grid, and line spacing that fits into the grid spacing. Then you put blocks of text, graphic elements or photos into the grid, sized and aligned to fit it.
The amount of math one needs to do that with CSS...
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