An 18 year old from Ireland has won a science fair for extracting microplastics from water using ferrofluids. He used his parents' home as a makeshift lab, dismantling the washing machine and building his own spectrometer.
He also speaks three languages, plays the trumpet, and has a dwarf planet named after him 😎
I never knew linux's AX25 package had something like inetd. I may need to dust off my TNC's to play with this.
Around 8min mark Tom explains how you could basically connect most unix programs to packet radio. Connecting an irc client to packet might be fun.
Hey everyone, this is my first "toot", still discovering how mastodon works :) I'm a 40 yo french guy, my interests: programming, reverse engineering, "drones", electronics, software defined radio ... #introductions
I'm into decentralized networks, open source hardware, modular design, distributed manufacturing, appropriate technology and solarpunk.
I spend most of my time liberating data from diabetes devices like insulin pumps and blood glucose meters, writing open-source software for tidepool.org.
I would like to spend more time growing food and building hardware to support that, and I hope to find inspiration here in the Merveilles.town community.
I finally got around to setting up feedtube.com as a dedicated RSS-to-ActivityPub domain. Not taking feed submissions from the public yet, but may in the future. Let me know if there's something you'd like to follow that'd make a good test.
Test forum feed from
Yellow Plastic is here: @yp_retrocomputing - might be a good way to follow things.
telnet http://mapscii.me # For maps in your terminal from OpenStreetMap. Use arrow keys to move around and a/z to zoom in/out. Or use your mouse if your terminal supports that.
New Hampshire native, early millennial acupuncturist.
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko