You should buy a PurpleAir air quality monitor

Check this out: In July of 2018 I paid $244 to a company called Adrionics for a chunk of PVC stuffed with electronics, the PA-II: It’s a sophisticated, lab-grade piece of hardware – twin laser-based light scattering particulate sensors, and it measures how much junk is in your air. In particular (a pun I am […]

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An random Sunday morning will find us at the Hillcrest farmers market. Been going for about 14 years now.

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Mammalz – one for Terri

Y’know, I have a tiny readership, and rather than emailing posts to people I’m going to try blogging them instead, with the faint hope of sharing more widely. I’ll use first names only, unless it’s a public thing like this post for Dan. Anyway, in the local paper there’s news of a local startup – […]

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One wonders

Sometime you see an aircraft flying oddly and wonder. Allow me to recommend an ADS-B app, this is the iOS app OpenADSB: This one was tracking CA-56. I wonder why? Anyway, an ADS-B app shows all sorts of interesting stuff. Some time ago it showed FLIR surveilling San Diego: Anyway, go grab yourself an app, […]

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10 menswear brands to know | Sleevehead

This is a great, personal list of clothing and gear from someone expert in both. Belts, bags, as well as things like fancy shoes. Worth a read and a bookmark.

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You should buy a Scurfa dive watch

TL;DR It’s sold at cost and you literally and actually cannot buy a more legit dive watch. $268 at your door. Framing the narrative Back when diving was dangerous and new, companies like Comex and militaries like the French navy commissioned then-new watches to be used for measuring elapsed dive time. Advances in materials and […]

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