:( all my money on repairs.. i might have to get a job again and delay #vanlife again.. so sad.
But it does make me think that the beauty of having a phd is not about the thing you learned, but that you have the fortitude to dive deep on a subject, under constrained circumstances, with vetting and checks and balances all the way and come out the end with advanced knowledge on a topic.. not the topic itself, althought that will be useful information. But the skill of focusing your attention to understanding something as much as possible.
When repairs on your van home cost 3700 you start to think I that over the lifecycle of the already old vehicle, conversion to electric might soon be viable. #vanlife.. wish I was hanging out with the folks at EVWest or rich from rich rebuilds..
WOOT, last night at about 4am, I clicked a button on a webpage and my LED strip in my van turned off, for the first time. #vanlife
This is not normally much of a feat, but I'm sending a websocket message to a bespoke http/websocket server running on my arduino mega, with a serious amount of work put into the infrastructure so that its modular.
My goal is to provide modules, which can be included in a header and it 'just works'.
Work plods forward as ever https://gitlab.com/enetheru/hyperion
Sitting in my van whilst a mechanic works on it feels very similar to surgery. the slight tugging, and yanking movement bring back memories. #vanlife
fuck'n oglaf is only second best to sarah scribbles, but i love it so.
I would argue that at every stage of alteration of media creates a new grade of human evolution. from language to print, to, broadcast 1:1, to, 1:n, n:n. You have to be terrified that there are people who wish to limit the distance of your expressions because of prejudice. I guess its just the type of people who would pull you down on a clifside to get higher than you in an emergency. the fuck you I got mine mentality. or even the simple lack of concern for their fellow humanity, as they climb
it never occurred to me before that the #vanlife would be somewhat of a journey of self discovery and reinvention.. just saw it as a means to an end, but without the means, there is no journey to ends. i wonder how many people are stuck without the mobility to go seeking.
Spent the evening talking whit with developers in adelaide at a meetup, it was good and I eventually relaxed into the fact that I'm not a complete idiot, infact i was the only person who follows c++ at all. Weird to be giving useful information to people who earn 30k more than me per year on average.
what if smoking was just our subconsciousness preparing for the apocalypse by genetic selection through smokers re-producing and building an immunity to particulates... the things my brain comes up with before i think of all the ways its bullshit.. but if you run with it then i can see a sort of scifi novel emerge... if you think about oxygen like food, and inhalation our method of ingesting it, what other things can we ingest through inhalation that would provide benefit to our lives...
I am a meat popsicle
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