Pinned toot


Unashamed space colonist & atomic energy enthusiast. Getting ourselves out of tight spots using technology is pretty much what we humans DO. Appeared in the 2012 documentary “Lunarcy!” & still occasionally get contacted by people who have seen it recently on CBC. Low-key supervillain, looking to build a better world that will be worth conquering. Not a typography nerd, but enjoy using LaTeX.

monthly Luna Project promotional post 

monthly Luna Project promotional post 

monthly Luna Project promotional post 

No "Hear Now the Words" today. Computer not cooperating.

mail chauvanism 

Does your ISP block ?
I have never been able to access it from home (AT&T).

What this meal needs is potato.
And I can do that, because the person in this household who doesn't eat potatoes is the one who has gone away for a couple of days, leaving me to prepare the meals.

bizarre, vaguely religious, ice cream 

The UPS battery I mistakenly bought last year fits the UPS I bought missing a battery a few weeks ago. (The latter I purchased specifically because I thought there was a good chance it would fit the former.)

Opinions About Anime 

political bumper sticker design 

international relations, very very bad things 

utter neepery, unicode 


Great news! The electronic gadget you just bought came with a thick paper booklet. It must be instructions, or documentation, or… well, something useful, right?

It's a printed copy of the GPL.

Inscription on a Bank of Taiwan dollar coin dated (RoC) 55-10-31, commemorating the 80th birthday of Chiang Kai-Shek. I have to assume this is some kind of classical Chinese poetic form.

neurology, politics, violence 

Seen on an illuminated sign normally used to provide information on traffic conditions 

As it turns out, I have a favourite Chinese character.
翣 (U+7fe3)
Made up of components meaning "wings" and "concubine", pronounced "sha" in Chinese, Japanese reading "hitsugikazari", and glossed by Father Wieger as "great feather-fans". Of course you need a character for that!

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