Removing rust from an old tool https://diode.zone/videos/watch/0665c631-04f8-454e-acea-36ac9e6611b3
Radioactive Girl! https://diode.zone/videos/watch/7baaba2a-77e8-4121-8eff-deff9a3b137c
@epilys Yes, I got to pick it up for free at the railway's recycling center :)
It's standing in our living room.
the way it works is that there's a little transmitter coil that imparts a torque (twisting) motion on the wire, and at the other end of the wire is a little receiver coil that picks up the twisting motion. the wire is coiled in a spiral so it takes up less room.
i've heard about "flyover country", but i didn't realize just how large it was
where do you live, americans?
Stop Bad Laws Before They Start
Right now, there’s a proposal to essentially prevent you from flashing your own firmware/software to any product with a radio in it before the European Commission. This obviously matters to Europeans, but because manufacturers often build hardware to the strictest global requirements, it may impact everyone. What counts as radio equipment? Everything from WiFi routers to wearables, #SDR dongles to shortwave #radio.
Information displays for fluidic control systems - Pitney-Bowes Fluidic Controls 1970:
A white guy, who never thought of his customers as racists, started wearing a black hat with white letters saying "Black Lives Matter". This is what happened to him in just one week of wearing that hat.
America IS a fundamentally racist nation. If we want "all men are created equal" to mean more than a bunch of Old White Slaveowners meant when they wrote that phrase, then WE have to make it so.
In a decentralised world, an inside job could only impact a single server instance... and in an E2EE verified world, the insider wouldn't be able to spoof messages anyway. We should get on and add signing for public messages to Matrix's E2EE.
So what's going on with Signal's new architecture that retains all user data? It seems like a total reversal of their previous stance and one that dramatically changes their threat model. Their new security properties rely entirely on SGX, which is barely secure against motivated home users, much less nation state adversaries.
Fixing a flickering led light https://diode.zone/videos/watch/f90611a5-9dfa-4ce0-9512-ab3ae9a71f63
Electronics, programming (mostly rust and python), and Discordianism. I also have some videos at diode.zone
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