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Good morning! I'm Gerrit.

I'm into decentralized networks, open source hardware, modular design, distributed manufacturing, appropriate technology and solarpunk.

I spend most of my time liberating data from diabetes devices like insulin pumps and blood glucose meters, writing open-source software for tidepool.org.

I would like to spend more time growing food and building hardware to support that, and I hope to find inspiration here in the Merveilles.town community.

48 hours ago I received a dongle with a RTL2832U chipset in the mail, that I bought for £8 on eBay.

Since then I've already been able to decode location data from airplanes (ADS-B) and ships (AIS) using open-source tools.

Software-defined radio has become really cheap and easy to use.

The glass cup we used for holding our toothbrushes was always wet and making things mouldy. Yesterday afternoon I made a 3D printed holder with holes in the bottom so that the water can drain out.

telnet mapscii.me # For maps in your terminal from OpenStreetMap. Use arrow keys to move around and a/z to zoom in/out. Or use your mouse if your terminal supports that.

Playing around with the Adafruit Circuit Playground Express (adafruit.com/product/3333) I got for free with my new HackSpace magazine subscription (hackspace.raspberrypi.org/)

"New research estimates that a worldwide tree planting programme could remove two-thirds of all the emissions that have been pumped into the atmosphere by human activities, a figure the scientists describe as “mind-blowing”". Let's get planting! 🌳🌳🌳
theguardian.com/environment/20

It took me more than a year to just sit down and solder this Boldport Whiteboard project together, but tonight was that night! 🎉
boldport.com/whiteboard

Annual average temperature for Wales 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 from 1884 to 2018. You can generate one for your location at showyourstripes.info/

Made steamed artichoke with lemon butter sauce last night for the first time.

Is there any relation between the Merveilles community described in this article and ours? blog.passcod.name/2014/jun/05/

The NODE vol. 1 zine is back in stock at n-o-d-e.shop/products/node-vol and I just received my copy.

You can read the digital version for free on the DAT network at dat://d5f52282d8277c323abcd838e7b1e62113af6dfa70f3c7316ec004911881ec41

Full of awesome P2P stuff.

Just meditated using Headspace for the first time since February.

It's a good feeling to get unstuck and do something that helps you find focus.

Good morning! I'm Gerrit.

I'm into decentralized networks, open source hardware, modular design, distributed manufacturing, appropriate technology and solarpunk.

I spend most of my time liberating data from diabetes devices like insulin pumps and blood glucose meters, writing open-source software for tidepool.org.

I would like to spend more time growing food and building hardware to support that, and I hope to find inspiration here in the Merveilles.town community.

Merveilles

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