Replacement power switch and lights for my computer after it finally got unhappy that I spilled tea on the front panel a few months ago

I swear I tested my keyboard cable before replacing the entire fucking microcontroller, but I'm testing it after doing that and the cable 100% doesn't work

(cables should have "0" resistance, not "1" resistance)

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I have successfully removed the microcontroller! ....Hopefully that's actually the problem or I'm gonna feel bad about the damage I did to this thing getting it out

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Time to attempt repairing my fancy keyboard, which stopped working for mysterious-but-not-surprising reasons, considering it was literally taped together

After four years of trying to shove geospacial data into graphics tools I finally feel like I have a solid understanding of the toolsets and processes involved and it's my favorite

(pictured, on of my rare non-ocean datasets following nav from the cutest small airplane)

Best hardware to watch play Haunted PS1 demo disc

....ok, the TV is the best, but the first gen Raspberry Pi really doesn't like decoding web video

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This is The Worst Computer I Have Ever Owned and it makes me immensely happy

(yes the VCR is an important part of it)

Most of my data looks like this. In small patches, 100m resolution, false color. But otherwise the landscapes are very similar

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Here's a frame from a minute later in the actual video after it slows on parachute and points down. You can see the same landmarks visible in the animation

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Animation of heat shield jettison vs. actual picture of heat shield jettison

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Perseverance if finally releasing ALL THE DATA so here's another RGB combination

Processed in Krita, data from

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Attempt at processing one of Percy's hazcams! Combining RGB, minor color adjustments, and undistorting in Krita and Darktable

Data from

I BUILT MY FIRST KEYBOARD!! It's been in progress for most of the year but it exists now and brightens my workspace

I finally figured out the toolsets needed to get sonar bathymetry into Blender!! With proper georeferencing so it can be combined with things like ROV nav data!!!

Today I'm learning how to repair an alternator. Just for fun and, uh, no other reason

I feel like my body doesn't work the way it did 7 years ago and working all day from a folding chair is no longer optimal

If I record violins in the Blanket Fort! maybe they'll sound better

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Below the thunders of the upper deep,
Far, far beneath in the abysmal sea,
His ancient, dreamless, uninvaded sleep
The Kraken sleepeth: faintest sunlights flee
About his shadowy sides; above him swell
Huge sponges of millennial growth and height;
And far away into the sickly light,
From many a wondrous and secret cell
Unnumber'd and enormous polypi
Winnow with giant arms the lumbering green.
There hath he lain for ages, and will lie
Battening upon huge sea-worms in his sleep,
Until the latter fire shall heat the deep;
Then once by man and angels to be seen,
In roaring he shall rise and on the surface die.
— "The Kraken" by Alfred Lord Tennyson, 1830