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hubskier for: 2784 days

I am religious. I write software. I like reading and music. I enjoy table-top role playing. I tend to disappear from Hubski for weeks at a time.

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halfdood  ·  2776 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: For all you tinkers out there - Technical Machine

If you don't want to wait you can look at getting into Arduino. A friend of mine used it to make a "bomb" for their airsoft games. Arduino + nokia 3310 lcd display + motorcycle battery + satchel + siren he liberated from a broken house alarm = one kick ass bomb. It makes a helluvah noise with custom fuse lengths, retry lock outs, etc.

halfdood  ·  2776 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: For all you tinkers out there - Technical Machine

No, you are right. The Pi is basically a little computer.

halfdood  ·  2777 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Peanut butter sniff test confirms Alzheimer's | Futurity

Well said.

halfdood  ·  2777 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Peanut butter sniff test confirms Alzheimer's | Futurity

On the one hand I want to wax philosophical about the illusions of security and how a full life is better than a long life, but who am I to spout such nonsense. I don't have a wife or kids or grandchildren that I want to see grow up. So here's a prayer instead that whatever life you have is worth the cost of living.

halfdood  ·  2777 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Peanut butter sniff test confirms Alzheimer's | Futurity

Hahahahahaha :'(

Here's hoping it gives you a skip. Alternatively may you go out in a blaze of glory before it affects your quality of life.

halfdood  ·  2778 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: P3

That was beautiful thank you.

halfdood  ·  2778 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: P3

I don't recognise that name. What is it from?

halfdood  ·  2778 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: P3

I listen to a lot of OST's, but that's mainly because it is what I happen to own. There is some really good game music out. Christopher Tin's Baba Yetu for the win!

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halfdood  ·  2778 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Internet so bad that file transfer via carrier pigeon is a viable alternative

I live in South Africa and it was hilarious back then as well... wait. With the increase in SD card capacity since then (assuming a 64 GB card) and a 40 Mbps connection (fastest blended solution available as far as I know) it would take 3.64 hours compared to the pigeon's 2.12 hours (according to the article). At least the download would be 58% complete compared to the 4% at the time of writing.

halfdood  ·  2778 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: HYPERBOLE AND A HALF IS BACK

You should check out her one on depression. Spot on.

halfdood  ·  2778 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Internet so bad that file transfer via carrier pigeon is a viable alternative

The article is from 2009.