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Digital Shaman of sorts. Maker.
Work on software, hardware, digital and analogue projects.

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finished reading "The Castaways of Disappointment Island"

Probably the most brutal castaway survival story (a recount of a real shipwreck and the consequent 7-month stay on desolate islands of subantarctic New Zelealand in 1907)

teara.govt.nz/en/document/7566

@neauoire @rek how do you deal with condensation? It's winter time in NZ, mostly get it over night as we sleep. Overhead we just wipe it off and give it a vinegar spray wipe a couple of times a week to prevent mold, but the biggest issue is between cushions and surface they're on. I'm gona need to build slatted lids for under settee storage, but right now it's damp every morning.

Was clearing out old things from the boat I haven't seen since buying it. These eye drops liquid expired before I was born.

Sailed our new home Irie 84nm from Whangarei to Auckland last weekend.
Just spoke to my GM, going back to contracting to reduce from full time work down to 20 hours. Huge milestone to own more of my time.

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It is funny to share this now considering the insane price of fuel, but I attended a very good diesel maintenance workshop recently and took down a TON of notes. I gathered them into a single document.

100r.co/site/engine_care.html

Today on echochamber news, big tech company gets bought by bigger tech company. Boycott declarations ensues, sad emojis gets posted as world inches closer towards WW3.

@neauoire @rek have you met Rob from sv Chieftain? He's friends with Robusta, thinks he may have met you before

"never have a job, because if you have a job someday someone will take it away from you and then you will be unprepared for your old age. For me, it has always been the same every since the age of 12. i wake up in the morning and i try to figure out how am i going to put bread on the table today? it is the same at 75, i wake up every morning and i think how am i going to put bread on the table today? i am exceedingly well prepared for my old age"

miltonglaser.com/files/Essays-

Just so everyone understands the dystopia:

Company modifies a gene. Company patents the gene mod. Company grows "product" with gene mod.

You propagate the plant at scale. They have the gene in your plants as proof you've stolen their IP by copying their licensed gene mod.

They sue you, not for breaking some EULA bs prohibition on a package, they sue you for intellectual property and IP theft and you loose on those grounds because of an outdated copyright legal framework.

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Gratitude goes out to my partner Ramona for helping with painting <3

Achievement unlocked: "Loose an item overboard."

Poseidon now owns:
A poorly designed 3mm shaver attachment that barely stays in place.

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