Sunday prints

Cat and butterfly came out great, the Eiffel not so. Tomorrow I try a portsfilter stand for a friend.

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School 3D

Older daughter’s school has printers too and a high power laser cutter. Damn. And my Scurfa arrived! More to come on this.

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Hand me down 3D

Thanks to a friend, and idle shelf phone (6s+) has been traded for a 3D printer and a couple of spools of PLA. I have a few ideas and much to learn. M Now what to print…

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What the College-Admissions Scandal Reveals – The Atlantic

But what accounted for the intensity of emotion these parents expressed, their sense of a profound loss, of rage at being robbed of what they believed was rightfully theirs? They were experiencing the same response to a changing America that ultimately brought Donald Trump to office: white displacement and a revised social contract. The collapse […]

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Quantified self

So I bought a heart rate sensor, the Polar OH1 Plus. (Based entirely on this epic review from DC Rainmaker.) I am curious about fitness and have been liking the 0.5Hz readings from the Motiv. So this new one should provide better data. And it has a VO2 max fitness test, which of course I […]

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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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