It is proven! I am karloskar on Keybase: https://keybase.io/karloskar/sigchain#8a6218a2ce2cd85a54890ed960c6a3c72e9dd419a8e6bdd2e7a1dcfbdedf5ffa0f
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Ok. After careful probing, VCC is around 8 volts. RPB1 is at 5 V and RPB2 is ground, connecting to EARTH in through the board. A relay, and a wifi enabled arduino and I should be able to make a more reliable opener than the RF one that only works on full moons during the second half of the wheat harvest in Bulgaria. It must be based on the same logic as AirDrop.
@daedalus *knowing nod*
Found this blurry fella today.
It’s no secret that I like technology, and I do, if I’m going to be absolutely honest with myself (and what better a place for that than in a place where about 56.1% of the world’s population can read it), think that I’m quite good at it. Quite good at software, and also quite good at hardware. Last week I repaired a motherboard on a motion controller, and it booted right up after many hours with a soldering iron and replacing components. But I’m also tired. Maybe verging on exhausted. Tired of “instant”. I’m tired of the process of taking a photograph is see, snap, review (probably redo these three steps a few times), then post, hashtag. After that it’s largely forgotten, with the exception of collecting notifications from bots. This ties in with me dumping my Fitbit. Dumping Facebook. Dumping Instagram. So, what is my plan? My plan is to go analogue for photographs. Not exclusively, but significantly more than I have in the last…20 years. I bought my first digital SLR in 200…and…5…I think. Since then I’ve been chasing crisper, less noise, and faster. Better lenses. Better/bigger sensors. The last camera I bought was a Canon 5D, and I have used that camera extensively. But the trap of reviewing, even on the back of that crappy LCD on the back, gets me nearly every time. I don’t sit back and trust that I have done the right thing, trusted my gut and taken a passable photograph. So, now – to the plan. The plan is to not only start shooting film again, but I’m going to develop my own film, too. At this stage I’ll develop to film and probably scan the shots I want to do something with, but there’s nothing (except space in the laundry) that will prevent me from getting an enlarger, paper,some trays, some more chemicals, and printing my own. I asked my old photography teacher from high school if he had any developing tanks left, and not only did he have a Patterson tank, he also had a Minolta XG-1 with lenses and a flash that he wasn’t using any more. So I now own that, and I’m very pleased. I’ve bought some film, and have taken a few pictures. But I don’t know if they’re any good until I develop them, and today I organised the equipment I need for that, beyond […]
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