POLITICS OF THE IMAGINATION: The Life, Work and Ideas of Charles Fort by Colin Bennett On this book about Charles Hoy Fort, that I was lent by a local sci-fi author. Quite talky at times, wandering around the subject, which is, a sad lonely poor writer, who was either a fool squandering his life in […]
Oh, what a night! I’m home, have slept, and sitting the garden, typing up this event report. I started my event day in the afternoon, calling the event site, asking what needed to get fetched from the city. I was tasked with getting the projector for the lasertagging from the activist cafÃ© in MÃ¶llevÃ¥ngen, Glassfabriken […]
“When you lose your parents, you’ll know you’re up next. You’re mortal. Being mortal sets you free to do whatever you want to.” “Or, to be the best person you can be.” Reflecting, that might be the same thing, or it might not.
Can you do something for me? I want you to tell your hacker friend: there is a 11 July hacker festival (for free) in MalmÃ¶. This URL points you right at it:forskningsavd.se. Her friend knows others, so then at last everybody knows about it. Good? Good. Thanks, friend on the web. (If you did it, […]
A man walks with a stick on his shoulder. The stick has gear attached. I get intrigued, and sidles up: “Nice rig. What is it?” He explains it is a large-format camera. 25cm square negatives! Hands me a business card that points to his website. (Oh! That website has a picture of the wonderful camera, […]
Solar bike panel folks Sebastian and Tomas showed a short “Rocket” wireless adapter, which I liked so much I had to do business with them and buy one. 2W of power consumption: best in the world. 2.5W under full load, streaming media through it. Met Peter Ferne, of Bristol Wireless, a social enterprise to hand […]
Bread baking should be interesting.
This is a Twitter-like post. My Arduino won’t work since my Java is broken. I was unable to wait for a Java 6 that would… so I installed some MacPorts package. And… then things stopped working. Have you fixed this yourself?
Ah! My colleague walked in here, to my screen, and handed me a big brown envelope. Padded. Full of… three thin books, all by literary genius PÃ¤r ThÃ¶rn. One our great humorists. He is funny, for real. You might not find anything about PÃ¤r ThÃ¶rn in English. He recently made an audiobook of an out-of-print […]
locke61dv calls EJO president and I just agree. It’s a video. A speech. 3 minutes.