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Every icon has a story. Mine is adapted from the Breaking Baud demo by CRTC and 3LN pouet.net/prod.php?which=62934 . Written in 2014, for a machine released in 1984, and instead of loading all the data before it can run, it uses the act of loading the data (from audio cassette at 2688 baud!) as the central theme.

That reminds me, I need to add 80's style audio data transfer to the mechanical keyboard wishlist… coming to a USB port near you in 2030 (subject to change).

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Hello everyone! I'm Andy, and I'm so excited to be here!

I'm a sysadmin from Cambridge in the UK, and have earnt a Merveilles invitation by hacking about with @neauoire's Uxn. I think my contributions span three lines of code so far!

I'm in the middle of a mechanical keyboard building project, inspired by @Kooda here. It's gone on for ages and might be suffering from feature creep. I'm sure by the time it's running Uxn and I can phone and SMS people with it, it'll be finished.

Solar panels teach bad habits.

"It's your day off today", they murmur, "you could get up early and import electricity for your porridge... or you could lie in and heat it with green energy for free."

Well I *had* the _burning_ desire to be not lazy, but oh look, it's half past ten already.

Announcing Meme It So! It's a Star Trek The Next Generation Meme and GIF Generator, inspired by Frinkiac.

It has every line of dialogue spoken on STTNG tied to screencaptures. Which makes it good for looking up lines as well.

memeit.so/

Just pushed to Uxn my animated version of this wallpaper... it's a little slow on my computer, so it might need to be static in the final design 😂

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@neauoire, here's the generated art I was talking about! This is just a .png, no .uxn yet. The diamond in the centre top is the chip-like thing I think would look fab with a beet logo 😄

Plenty of inspiration from hackaday.com/2021/04/13/alien- for those playing along at home 🙂

You know you have some amazing giant snowdrops when it's mid-April and they're still flowering! Some flowers are looking fresher than some daffodils we have, which is mind-blowing!

Asparagus from a nearby farm cooking on a Welsh bakestone. We'd cooked chapatis before (so flour dust everywhere) and did it all on solar power 🌞

I'd also like to point out that these are _sold_ in garden centres across the UK.

Should you have the "good fortune" to buy one, here are my planting tips:

✅ keep it in a plant pot
✅ don't water the pot or expose it to sunlight
✅ throw the pot away

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Left: Lv2 Grape Hyacinth BULBLING

🌱 burrows deep
🌷 cute of flower
🌻 bees like me

Right: Lv40 Grape Hyacinth SORROWLORD

🃏 mid-game boss
😭 inspires fear
🌋 automatically splits into 50 bulbs as you dig it up

Just pushed to Uxn more progress in my in-Uxn assembler! Implemented so far:

✔ Load/store helpers
✔ Macro definitions

Missing are:

✖ Executing macros
✖ Literal data
✖ Opcodes

I'm sure you'll agree that not being able to write any actual code is a mere nitpick and I'm basically finished...

As soon as you ditch The Big Three #git hosts (GitHub, GitLab, BitBucket), you realize how difficult and/or inconvenient all modern tech tooling is.

We're not in a good shape.

#xp

Just pushed to the Uxn repo some simple sound support! 🎶 If you're excited by square waves without envelope support, you're in the right place!

I've also spoiled @neauoire's lovely clock example by getting it to ding a note every second 😈 so you'll need to mute to enjoy reading the time!

I'm no cassette fan, but this synth is pretty cool. =:D

Touch sensitive keys, two rotary encoders, two light sensors for Theremin-like playing, and all USB-powered.

phonicbloom.com/tape/

Cycled to work today. Haven't been on my bicycle for ages since I work from home.

So lovely to see the bees flying about.

Now when you see bees flying into a headwind faster than you can cycle, you gain a new appreciation of your fitness level.

Just pushed to Uxn repo: running the VM without the GUI window, and the beginnings of an automated test suite 😀

Every icon has a story. Mine is adapted from the Breaking Baud demo by CRTC and 3LN pouet.net/prod.php?which=62934 . Written in 2014, for a machine released in 1984, and instead of loading all the data before it can run, it uses the act of loading the data (from audio cassette at 2688 baud!) as the central theme.

That reminds me, I need to add 80's style audio data transfer to the mechanical keyboard wishlist… coming to a USB port near you in 2030 (subject to change).

Hello everyone! I'm Andy, and I'm so excited to be here!

I'm a sysadmin from Cambridge in the UK, and have earnt a Merveilles invitation by hacking about with @neauoire's Uxn. I think my contributions span three lines of code so far!

I'm in the middle of a mechanical keyboard building project, inspired by @Kooda here. It's gone on for ages and might be suffering from feature creep. I'm sure by the time it's running Uxn and I can phone and SMS people with it, it'll be finished.

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Merveilles is a community project aimed at the establishment of new ways of speaking, seeing and organizing information — A culture that seeks augmentation through the arts of engineering and design. A warm welcome to any like-minded people who feel these ideals resonate with them.