I documented some of my recent experiments in reverse-engineering the Print Gocco, a Japanese DIY printmaking tool from the 1970s. You can read about it here: https://www.nobadmemories.com/blog/2022/05/printmaking-as-play/ #theWorkshop

Asking for a comrade: is there some way to underclock a raspberry pi 4B, inside a raspad? It is drawing 33Wh, and lasts only around 3 hours on battery.

We want to push this power/energy consumption down.

Much thanks in advance.

Went to the beach to day. It was a little too windy but was great.

My secret projects is complete enough to share! I present Feather Wiki, a tiny, self-contained #wiki app that exports into a single HTML file:

https://alamantus.codeberg.page/FeatherWiki/

Think TiddlyWiki but as small as possible!

#announcement #FeatherWiki

My #troika backgrounds are now live on the Unwinnable.com website: https://unwinnable.com/2022/05/12/troika-backgrounds/

There was something about the book saying you should balance the fun, not the numbers, when creating Troika backgrounds that really resonated with me and look where I am now.

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Mahjong Handle 

@h the rules are simpler then they seem, if you know any of the "hand making" card games like rummy you can pick it up quickly.

Mahjong Handle 

Mahjong Handle 97 3/6
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I went to the SRJC plant sale this morning. Got some lettuce and herbs. Jo got some flowers for their beds.

Was helping my sister configure her hand-down computer and apparently she uses NeoPets to benchmark "because the page is just so heavy and inefficient. If it runs the neopets solitaire smoothly, it's good enough fo me".

I was went to a AMV mix tape night last night on a the Abnormal Mapping discord and it was great. I have also found a playlist of 120 mid-2000s Sailor Moon AMVs. It is a great time.

My Monster Party Party is starting IWD Chapter 3 this afternoon. I think I might have radically different play experience from the pod. If the chat is anything to judge from.

hi I'm brian and I have written exactly one (1) #ttrpg thing, a set of 6 #troika backgrounds for unwinnable.com's April 2022 issue (https://unwinnable.com/2022/04/15/unwinnable-monthly-april-1872/) and posting this #introduction is a small victory over parts of my brain!

Added the finishing touches to the spreadsheet today, you'll stop hearing me going on about it.

The scroll now follows the cursor and I added a hex printing mode because it was only 7 extra bytes to implement.

https://wiki.xxiivv.com/site/nebu.html

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Mastodon provides several tools for managing your timeline.

You can add notes to any profile. Why did you follow them? Are they a repeat offender? Remind yourself.

You can disable boosts on a per-user basis. Maybe you want to see a user's posts, but not everything that interests them.

You can temporarily mute an account while they get something out of their system.

You filter out posts with specific words, hashtags or phrases.

And when all else fails: block, unfollow, or mute indefinitely.

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One or two accounts regularly posting things that don't interest you is manageable, but the more you add, the easier it is to lose the signal in the noise. With no algorithm working to keep you addicted, it's easy to let your Home timeline get overrun. Follow freely, but also be ready to unfollow for basic quality of life reasons. The Federated timeline can be overwhelming, but your Home timeline shouldn't be. You have to tend it like a garden, and a little pruning goes a long way. #feditips

Kat's (twitch.tv/katbamkapow) Sunday Disco Elysium streams have become a fixture my weekends.

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