"The most important difference between a jail and a home is who controls the lock on the door. Most smartphone companies want you to believe that the gilded jail they’ve designed for you is the safest place to spend your time. Precursor takes a different approach. By giving you the keys to the lock, it gives you a home."
I'm gonna steal that phrasing.
Ever since the EU Merveilles meetup and our conversation about habits, I've been practicing a bare minimum of screen-hygene that (iirc?) @thomasorus recommended - I don't touch my phone until I've had breakfast.
This has *instantly* carved out some quality mental space & time and I'm now also on something like day 4 of writing little (paper) daily todo lists.
Water seal disappeared... Maybe it evaporated? First batch might be a fail.
Made it. Now🤞for 6 weeks.
You’re encouraged to massage/pound/coax enough liquid out of the cabbage that it covers itself when you pack it down.
Built some small shelves for the tools. The workbench is kept minimal with a focus on setting up and taking down quickly. #theWorkshop.
Mechanical and paper computing fans, I present to you Chris Staecker's youtube channel, kicking off with an explanation and demonstration of the "Little Man Computer" a paper computer meant to familiarize students with low level programming concepts. https://youtu.be/t-mOfXhgfQY
https://learnsanskrit.org/vyakarana/sounds/the-shiva-sutras/ This sequence of pages feels like a great way to get a taste of it, I can already see a lot of computing concepts I recognize and other things that are new and inspiring. The constraint of oral tradition makes it even more interesting in some ways.
Revel in the marvels of the universe. We are a collective of forward-thinking individuals who strive to better ourselves and our surroundings through constant creation. We express ourselves through music, art, games, and writing. We also put great value in play. A warm welcome to any like-minded people who feel these ideals resonate with them.