An interview I did with R.U. Sirius a few years back was linked to from HN and upon further investigation I found this was because someone posted The Guy I Almost Was (1998). It's a great comic and worth a read (or reread) if you've never seen it, electricsheepcomix.com/almostg

It took me three years of off-and-on assembly and troubleshooting but today my RC2014 boots!

Got an awesome multimeter with a nixie tube display. Appears it was a heath kit that Devry students would assemble as part of a course back in the '70s.

After my oscilloscope popped last week, I got this old-timer. Apparently it is a rebranded heathkit model.

A few weeks ago I ran ethernet and mounted a new UniFi AP in the utility closet and it has been a nice, stable piece of kit.

Replacing my iPod's logic board. The only original components left are the case, display, and click wheel at this point.

My Raspberry Pi PBX now runs through 10base5 thicknet because why not?

I've been doing some and other related stuff over quarantine. Here are some of my results: Cucumber pickles, sourdough starter, chipotle hot sauce, sauerkraut... (1/2)

Hey all, happy to announce that NODE Vol 02 is out featuring 180 pages of articles and interviews about P2P and open hardware projects, with an updated Open Source Directory and new Meshnet Atlas! Download a digital version for free or preorder a hard copy n-o-d-e.net/zine/index.html

Flashed the BIOS on my Thinkpad x230 with coreboot via skulls and an RPi, and popped in an SSD. Now that the whitelist is gone, I'm upgrading the wireless card next! t.co/irOAeWV1Jg

Want a cheap 1G Rock64 with 8GB SanDisk Ultra card, power/Ethernet cables, LCD display, and funky case? Get one of these liquidated Recon devices for $15 (marked down from $150) shipped online.

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