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weight/health 

If I put it on the internet I'm more likely to do something about it: oppen.digital/memex/weight/ - I've got close to 2 stone to lose. Working from home has finally caught up with me and I've put on some weight, I think I'm still reasonably fit, judging from some recent walks and bike rides, no more out of breathe than usual, but I'm definitely carrying more weight and I'm not ready for a 'middle aged spread' just yet.

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"During [the canal's] three centuries it needed virtually no maintenance, it relied on no engines or fuel, no mining, no metals, no chemicals. There was no pollution, the boats could be hand built. ... It did not cause any emissions or erosion, it saved millions of man hours otherwise spent on ... roads. There were no accidents: at walking speed and thirty centimeter depth it was safe enough to have children playing in the middle of it with boats coming and going."

wrathofgnon.substack.com/p/sus

minor health ailment 

A bunion I got while doing Wu Shu as a kid THIRTY YEARS AGO has just decided to start hurting every night. I suspect it's gout...

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trent gill, half hidden week two, livecoded modular synth. twitch.tv/tehnnnn

Realised after posting this video that I can filter the audio based on X axis tilt (the axis your arm is on when wearing the watch), so a greater negative tilt slows down the noise making it less energetic and better to fall asleep to, and will slow the particles too: youtu.be/Lz_5d7sTUho

So this will be my first Wear OS app, a nice little graphics demo/sleep aid.

Missed this (thanks @Jo for highlighting it): pinknews.co.uk/2021/09/08/judi I read what's up on the Guardian now first, and it's good that it's there, especially considering what they've published previously (Hadley Freedman...), but then you find out this happened and...

S has taken the kids to Forest School and it's my day off so treating myself to a film. Watching Dead Zone, a 1983 Christopher Walken film with great support from Brooke Adams, it's bloody fantastic. The action scenes aren't drawn out like they would be today and the clothes and decor throughout remind me of my childhood.

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Another port of some old code to Android Wear OS: youtu.be/hQDnBocaWCY I'm going to have to build something 'proper' now I've got used to it (Wear OS is just the same as regular Android with a few dedicated API these days, much better than previous versions)

This was creating beautiful strokes. I'm an idiot for abandoning it, and a bigger one for losing the code.

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I do seem to have lost a drawing app I abandoned for good though. I'll have to try and recreate the core pen algorithm that produced natural looking paths.

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Thought I'd lost a load of generative sketches for good, thankfully I just have a terrible memory and they're all still on GitHub in an abandoned framework project: github.com/fiskurgit/ProcKtTem

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I've read you can get an old external Zip drive and use that as a startup disk which should make life easier, but that's more time and expense, and again those old Zip drives will still be pretty painful to work with.

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I've lost the hard disk startup already, boot from floppy works fine, although with that I can't experiment with adding the networking extension to get it online. This is turning into a much bigger project than anticipated. Apparently it's common for people to need two working Classics so they can do disk work on one for the other. The SCSI HD looks to have been specially formatted in an external caddy, which means the Apple repair tools can't see it (I can browse it fine though though).

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Binary/MP3 download in Ariane is working: youtu.be/BksqoXu6W1c Would have been simple but wanted to make sure it worked with private files too, so it uses the same Gemini transport as the main app with client certs in place. File io is always a dangerzone in Android and I've not tested this on anything but a Pixel 5 but it's in the latest build (4.1.66 Beta): oppen.digital/software/ariane/

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