OBD-II monitoring the Bolt

Since I got the Bolt I’ve been looking for a way to view OBD-II data. For those who’ve not encountered it, OBD-II is a specification and connector; all vehicles since 1996 have it. (More at Wikipedia) The Bolt didn’t work with my copy of EngineLink, but… today it does! The secret is this google docs […]

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Unmarked

In addition to being one of my favorite Yaz tunes: I discovered today that it’s also a sociology term Sociologists have a very useful concept: the unmarked category.  An unmarked category is present when the category is considered so normal or ordinary in a particular context that it goes unnoticed.  The category is the default […]

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Software patents

… are indeed BS, so I’ve mixed feelings about getting one.

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Trivial news

Uncle Seiko makes decent straps. My friend has a epic cool home hacking setup. I got a Motiv fitbit ring… works well so far. Here’s a beach volleyball game, middling effort: Life goes on! Lastly a two part scale for bad watches, from the WPAC 2019 thread.

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A story in two posts

I adore a great rant and this one is right up there. Here’s the setup: WPAC, the Watch Purchasing Abstinence Club, is a group of watch addicts trying to help each other wasting money. One of the recurring conversations is that a member posts a prospective watch and the others ritually insult it. This is […]

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The 9F as an adventure watch

Took the SBGN001 for a weekend jaunt. Hiking, snow, desert. It did great. The wear comfort on this 39mm size is fantastic.

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