Secret Missions – Revealed

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I’ve been working with Loki Gash, to create pictures for Suraya’s magazine, Filament. Here’s two teasers: Click to appreciate LED goodnesss. And if you want to see more, then buy the magazine. And get more updates via LJ at filamentmag. * – I’m told these are hot pics, but you know, I got really cold …

Underlying factors

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Whatever language you might think the universe runs in, the plain and simple truth is that, underneath, it is all implemented in C. (I’m thinking that the workshop-to-be needs a shrine dedicated to Wayland. In the shrine go icons of Gagarin and Armstrong, and possibly a copy of Kernighan & Ritchie.)

Project States and Goals

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Mitochondrion, 3.5 – Awaiting a free weekend for me to tear down 3.4 and re-build Power regulator for microcontroller to stop it crashing Replace broken wooden parts with FR4 Replace batteries with ones that aren’t munted Get sound code working Get accelerometer code working Mitochondrion 4.0 – In design phase, light boards look easy, power …

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That was such an awesome weekend. Thanks and hugs to all involved.

Wood!

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Thanks to Thomas, Kim, Will, Joel, Yvette, Yvette’s mate, Jen, E, Mike, Jodi, Polly, Wendy, Tommy, Rhiannon & Sasha for coming and taking away some of our wood. I think we managed to fill three trailers, four cars, and two vans. Also, no injuries and the only breakages were two $10 ratchet straps, which can …

Onwards!

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We’re still on. Weather is a tad chilly, but the site is comfortably sheltered from the wind. You may wish to bring warm clothes for when you’re standing around drinking tea.

Prep for wood hauling

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I think I’ve everything ready for hauling firewood on sunday. See you all at 10 am*. Please bring barrows, axes, possibly a chainsaw if you’ve got one, safety equipment and mugs for tea. I’d been pfaffing about with sub-millimetre engineering for too long. It was time to get some inch thick bars of steel (thanks, …

Free firewood

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OMFG we’ve got so much firewood. It’s seventy-year old pine and macrocarpa, you can’t buy wood like this. It burns beautifully, splits easily and we want to give it away for free. This sunday, the 22nd, we’ll be up at the section in Brooklyn, trying to get rid of as much as we can. Come …

Stefan Bodzin – Phobos

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Still can’t stop listening. Sub-bass hugs. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mtu6gfKKZs Though that could be the phuge headphones.

Secret Mission – Success!

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Also hypothermia and an abiding hatred of anything containing batteries. Sweaty me is sweaty.

My Dick

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I have (yet another) new idea for Kiwiburn. It’s provisionally called My Dick, coz: I will be waving it around It will make all the boys jealous It will make all the girls swoon It will be extremely dangerous It will contain small, easily-damaged components It won’t last very long It won’t be very impact …