Updating some systems and drinking a beer before bed.
@kelbot how's your Mycroft?
Still a work in progress but has steadily gotten better since I've had it. I like what they're doing but its a really big task so its still not on par with the big commercial voice assistants.
If you set your expectations realistically it is still a cool and useful device. I also love that they created an image for diying your own with a pi.
@kelbot what is the device on the left of the notebook (in the back). looks like a PDA
That is a PocketCHIP. The company sadly is no more. You can still buy them though. Someone bought all the remaining stock when they went under and is reselling it. https://shop.pocketchip.co/collections/frontpage/products/pocket-c-h-i-p-new
Hi What OS is on your pocket chip? I thought it was left for dead and abandon? Would love to give som love to my chip ♥️😊
The stock CHIP server image. I use it without X. There are a couple config changes you can make to no longer point at NTCs defunct servers. Updates from Debian still work.
♥️ Nice! will take a look through the "googles" later this evening and see if i can get my chip up and running. ❤️
Let me know if you have trouble finding the right links. I tooted them a while back so I could search my toots and find it.
I've also made a custom interface with tmux and pdmenu to make doing things a little more streamlined and require fewer keypresses.
that sounds frickin awesome. Didn't you say something about starting a blog? This should be your first blog posts: how to be awesome with your pocket chip! ❤️🤖
See you made some of the same choices I've made with the NUC and MX mouse.. would have loveed to have a Mycroft though. ;)
Mycroft Mark II is on its way 😃.
Yeah, I know.. but has it taken awhile. Long since I heard it was coming. My issue have been to afford it though. Plenty of other stuff to pay. ;)
@kelbot Ah, lucky you, you got a pocketCHIP before they went bankrupt! :) What are the keys like to use?
@mgr They uh...get the job done. Not pleasant to type extensively on but good enough for short commands and navigation.
Oh, okay. That actually makes me a little less sad :)
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