Beamspun 24 is here, in which I try to convince you to love chaos and embrace the rude teardown of all things categorical:
Annnnnd phew. Beamspun 24, "Harvest Moon" edition, queued for tomorrow morning at sunrise. 🌄🌕🕸️
Previous issues and subscription over at https://beamspun.exmosis.net
Bit of a catch-up on the summer, over at the 6suns micro-solarpower blog: https://6suns.exmosis.net/2021/09/a-summer-and-half.html
Today I marched off up the hill, beyond the houses, and foraged among the golfing greens. A decent number of blackberries collected and not a soul in sight. OK, a few golfers, behind the hedgerow. But otherwise mostly just butterflies, one with beautiful eyes all over its wings. It saw me coming and flushed down the path. I think next week the blackberries will be even better.
Billionaire needs to build rocket to figure out nature is important, but still doesn't get the power structures that (literally) undermine it in the first place: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/09/20/jeff-bezos-pledges-1-billion-to-conservation-through-bezos-earth-fund.html
Some days I think I need to get on and find work, be productive. Other days I get caught up in just reading and learning. Today was the latter, and really enjoys reading this, on measuring AWS power usage: https://medium.com/teads-engineering/estimating-aws-ec2-instances-power-consumption-c9745e347959 (sorry, Medium)
"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