I'm putting together a book of fiction short stories based on location, technology, nature and art. It'll be available for free at locative.garden, but if you want a physical copy, you can back the project at kck.st/3Ft2AHf

This work is inspired by all of the amazing things folks have posted on Merveilles over the past two years. I know I'm not the most active user, but you all inspire me constantly.

I learned about the amazing proquints (an easy to pronounce UUID) a few years ago, but today took the time to write out a simplified version of the algorithm: github.com/icco/proquint

I rewrote code.natwelch.com over the weekend. Moved from ruby I wrote in 2011 to Go, and updated the d3 to v6 from v3.

Better viz and a little faster now which is nice.

I repurposed an old display and built a little numbers dashboard. I think I'm going to add history spark lines as well. Need to figure out how to mount on my wall.

You can access all of this data as well at graphql.natwelch.com

Built a very basic clock on a rpi zero w. Just using the example python code from pimironi for now, but started porting to Go. My eInk project got much less far, but is drawing text using Go at the very least.

Every time I solder, I feel like a wizard.

Today I'm putting together some raspberry pi pieces to make a simple clock.

I've been working from home, NYC is mostly closed now. I did some volunteer work on projectbaseline.com over the weekend, which helped me channel my anxiety.

Three projects that I'm working on this week to stay positive:
- walls.natwelch.com : building a tool to keep this synced across my workstations now that I've moved off of Dropbox.
- etu.natwelch.com : Restart my work on my time tracker
- Running a D&D campaign on Discord for my friends.

Today in , I'm debating on working on my second book, writing a blog post, continuing fixing my blog, or returning to designing a UI for reportd. Whatever I pick needs to be open to lots of interrupts as my wife is sick with the flu.


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