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GNU should call it Photo and Image Software Solution. hope this helps

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Unlocked what feels like a milestone: I'm gonna sell some abandoned prototype boards to somebody, so they can harvest the chips from them -- which now cost 7 times what I paid for them.

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good bassline on fm.dads.cool/hq right now

hobby electronics 

copy pasted several things.

drum machines are the cybernetic equivalent of the backing band from h jon benjamins piano album

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cad software is magical. I didn't really understand it until recently, but the process of:

- draw something
- apply dimensions to that drawing
- move drawing into 3d with dimensions

is really cool.

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Needed a battery holder and some solution to hold the front panel on - screws / standoffs were causing all kinds of trouble.

Printed up a quick case to hold everything together

whats the name of that vaudeville bit where they speak in plausible sounding nonsense?

there is a video of some master of that bit doing it in a class room, as the students fall asleep - maybe a 1950s era thing.

this other demo has a section that seems at least partially inspired by it?

maybe just convergent ideas.

youtube.com/watch?v=9xBahrt8b1

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the effect from 1:30 - 1:42 in this demo is good as hell. I wonder if any snes games used mode 7 like that.

youtube.com/watch?v=di_MnKNDfm

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I feel like I should probably federate more of my hobby electronics posts .

oh wait, this was the electruc, the one posted above is a city car prototype

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apparently seattle city light (the local power utility) had a research department that was building electric truck prototypes in the 70s

unfortunately they didn't enter production.

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Woah, TIL that there are so-called fractal vises for clamping irregularly shaped items! (The picture doesn't explain it very well, you have to watch it in motion! It's in the first 30 seconds of the video:)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBeOgGt_oWU
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