RT @tarnacious@twitter.com

I'm getting better at FreeCAD in my free hours. Here I'm using Assembly 4 to model how the parts interact in a bi-stable switch design I'm experimenting with.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/tarnacious/status/

RT @NewYorker@twitter.com

Toussaint Louverture led the most important slave revolt in history, effectively forcing France to abolish slavery, in 1794. Yet many French high-school students learn nothing about this chapter of their history. nyer.cm/gokblqg

🐦🔗: twitter.com/NewYorker/status/1

RT @concreted0g@twitter.com

Just blogged with some excited waffle about the mighty @FreeCADNews@twitter.com and the mini series that has part one in this months @HackSpaceMag@twitter.com concretedog.blogspot.com/2020/

🐦🔗: twitter.com/concreted0g/status

RT @ASPertierra@twitter.com

today I learned that there's yet another Habsburg on Twitter, he wrote a children's book about the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and he's apparently Hungary's Ambassador to the Holy See. twitter.com/muenzenberg_w/stat

🐦🔗: twitter.com/ASPertierra/status

RT @Manawyrm@twitter.com

Designed my own ISA NE2000-compatible network card
Using RTL8019 chipset, 10Base-T full duplex ethernet

Can be configured via jumpers, EEPROM or full ISA PnP.
Compatible with 8-bit XT machines.

Design files:

Optimized for automated assembly at JLC.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/Manawyrm/status/13

RT @Sajam@twitter.com

Also, I promised to match the first $500s in donations to support @BlackGirlsCode@twitter.com, and you all crushed it in 30 minutes already hitting over $3500!

You can find the donation campaign here: tiltify.com/@sajam/rollbackia-

🐦🔗: twitter.com/Sajam/status/13342

RT @Sajam@twitter.com

If you missed it on stream today, I announced I'll be running a charity tournament for FOOTSIES this Saturday!

You can find info to signup/where to donate here: smash.gg/tournament/rollbackia

🐦🔗: twitter.com/Sajam/status/13342

RT @WarshipCam@twitter.com

USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Nimitz-class aircraft carrier leaving San Diego - December 3, 2020

* photo courtesy of @cjr1321@twitter.com

🐦🔗: twitter.com/WarshipCam/status/

Okay, highly random longshot question, but can anyone tell me what the hell is 額爾克楚虎爾

This podcast explosion has totally passed me by. Dunno why but 99% of the time I'd rather skim a transcript. Just about the only one I've checked out was a silly one my friend made where he invited people on to guess what object he dropped an egg on by the sound it made

New testing of bones and artifacts show that Clovis tools were made only during a brief, 300-year period from 13,050 to 12,750 years ago. today.tamu.edu/2020/10/23/texa

I've heard Veliky is great

RT @calvertjournal@twitter.com

The Dostoevsky Theatre in Veliky Novgorod offers a radical contrast to the historic centre

🐦🔗: twitter.com/calvertjournal/sta

CEA/DEN, EDF R&D and OPEN CASCADE are pleased to announce SALOME version 9.6.0.

SALOME is an open source integration platform for numerical simulation.


Lazyweb, I'm trying to think of a concept in economics and I can't remember what it's called, something like "the price of a commodity tends to approach its cost of production"

"It’s hard to imagine that the Trench exists. More likely, it’s fueled by a combination of Dunning-Kruger and cognitive bias. Players who believe in the Trench likely have a low locus of control, and believe that losses 'happen' to them," vice.com/en/article/jgq5w8/why

Remarkable, the Welsh word for onions is Winwns, I love it. I want to eat some onions right now in fact

Although I guess that's probably just a transliteration to Welsh orthography (w ~ oo)

Maybe a bit silly but for a while now I've wanted to go visit the town of my patrilineal namesake, Kremnica (formerly Kremnitz -> Kremnitzke = son of Kremnitz), but it's kind of in the middle of nowhere in the Carpathian Mountains of Slovakia

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