Any strong opinions about the Yaesu FT-4XR in the community? I am without any HT at the moment and this seems like a decent, basic model that is well-reviewed.

Hey, how's Slashdot doing?...

Oh. I see they still haven't figured out in 2022 how to quote English text in a blog post.

The more I watch this, the less I am able to interpret sensory input. Send help!

youtube.com/watch?v=7wJ9Xd6YRa

good morning birdsong
i'm keeping my eyes closed so
i won't disturb you

and then someone bumped a wire in an i/o room and shut down my plant

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i am freaking winning this game called "three column distillation train"

what is the ideal number for a book club? the proper number for having a conversation where everyone is a participant is five, but my thought is that a book club needs a few more

uspol - broadband - telecom 

Thread on the birdsite as this announcement by the White House on reduced broadband prices for low income residents is really much ado about nothing. nitter.net/KarlBode/status/152

The US government absolutely refuses to even acknowledge why broadband prices are so high in the first place: monopolization and corruption.

any process engineers looking for a new job? my company is hiring.

caveat: you gotta move to south Arkansas

any process engineers looking for a new job? my company is hiring.

caveat: you gotta move to south Arkansas

Officially deleted all my tweets.

Account will stay up for 30 days or so, then I'll delete it.

current reading list and progress:

• Mumford's Technics and Human Development, 32%
• Plato's Republic, 42%
• Hutchins's The Great Conversation, 39%
• Burgess's A Clockwork Orange, 7%
• Salatin's Polyface Micro, 34%

why can't i just finish one before starting another?

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