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a small script I use instead of "git pull" which fetches the changes, lists the new commits (titles and timestamps) and applies the changes.
bitbucket.org/snippets/igor_b/

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YAMSUOQOoC (yet another metal song using oppenheimer quotes out of context :)) 

there's no such thing as too many waffles! good bye ! one more waffle for the road and i'm off to the airport.

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@deshipu congrats to the hackaday prizes! cool projects!

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rational me: i have a deadline for the project demo tomorrow. among other things, i just need a simplest possible web app to show that the API works. it doesn't need to look fancy, just a few lines of vanilla javascript...

me: a perfect opportunity to learn svelte.js! maybe also find some nice template... now on to spend the next hour searching for a nice color scheme!

rational me: but we don't have time! we still have to...

me: [checking out the svelte getting started]

electronics, pcb 

new hobby for this year: correcting people that use 2k20 as 2020

Studio [1] is awesome tool for anyone into electronics! It can remotely control most SCPI enabled instruments (for example Rigol oscilloscope) and fetch screens or waveform data (and do some analysis on it) into journal-like session which is locally stored (in sqlite db) so you can have complete history of the measurements, comments and attached files while developing a project. It's developed by folks behind the amazing and open source power supply

[1] github.com/eez-open/studio

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HAL 9000 was a lesson in checking for race conditions. Also of having an off switch

switched from vim to and from YouCompleteMe+ALE to CoC. haven't yet experienced some more advanced differences but i like neovim's "fancy" GUI features. on the other hand CoC handles contextual completion and linting much better than YCM (for python and JS) and i'm quite happy with it. but had to "turn it down" a quite a bit as the auto completion is pretty aggressive and pops up constantly.

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This @joplinapp looks like it's shaping up to be *the* killer FOSS note taking app replacement for evernote. It even imports evernote format!

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The EEZ Bench Box 3 is such a beautiful open hardware modular bench power supply! I'm in awe. Their documentation is simply perfect: envox.hr/eez/eez-bench-box-3/i (see the sidebar for details on its components)

I need this in my lab.

They run a crowdsupply campaign: crowdsupply.com/envox/eez-bb3

a crowdsupply campaign for modular, open source (hw&sw), programmable, powerful power supply/test/measurement device just started: crowdsupply.com/envox/eez-bb3

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"Do you have something to hide?" is a manipulative rebuke to those that use #encryption.

It would help us all turn this conversation around. Because, the answer is: YES, we do have something to hide.

Things that we should hide, and must question why a government or business NEEDS access to:

- Medical history.
- Sensitive conversations with employers, children, spouses.
- Billing and banking information.
- Purchase information.
- Web search history.
And more...

#IHaveSomethingToHide

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Double Pendulum Uses Custom Slip Rings

Rotating mechanisms can be a headache when it becomes necessary to deliver power through them. [Igor Brkic] faced just such a challenge when creating his double-pendulum build, and solved it with a little DIY.

The… hackaday.com/2019/11/15/double

Original tweet : twitter.com/hackaday/status/11

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