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I'm a web developer by trade. I tinker with and other electronics. I've been known to draw, paint, sew, cook, bake and take photographs. I'm currently trying to understand how modular synths work.

ok i figured out a way to import audio files. i'm using "Brian's sound tool" to convert 11kHz WAV files to classic mac format.

- get the converter here:

- to install it you'll need ImportFl and Stuffit Expander:

- then use ImportFl to import a WAV file and Brian's sound tool to convert it

Maybe not the best method, but it's interesting to see that drawing directly into Hypercard works with Sidecar

Merveilles Jam Thread

I know we're not friday yet, but let's start up a thread with resources and things so people can get organized.


I've been away from checking in on Merveilles feed for a while. I'm glad to hear about before it's over!

This kind of attention to detail in physical interfaces is right up my alley. Especially since I'm inspired by my father, who restores the kind of boat anchor radio transmitters (that this is reflecting) as a hobby. I grew up with dials like this.

I don't need a weird clock, but I'm soaking up the build details.

The project for the class was to make a scribe with a threaded cap. Pretty excited about my new skills.

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At my local maker space to take a class on how to use the metal lathe. Maybe one day soon I can make custom knobs for things.

And because my ideal documentation tool is as light as possible and requires very little energy to operate; is perfectly understandable and does the tasks I want it to do - nothing more; evolves with my needs; has no Javascript, no cookies, no trackers … I built it from scratch. Here is an article about it :)

@tendigits I know that feeling; it’s important to remember that while we should care about the state of the world and work to better it, we’re not obligated to feel bad for it.

Nor should we feel guilty for being happy in the midst of the world’s problems.

Lately I’ve been very lucky and happy on a personal level which is hard to reconcile with what seems like the global political/environmental world falling apart.

I'm quite impressed with this dithering tool. Lots of options, and very clear reporting of file size savings (or not).

As much as I've enjoyed learning to use Micro for code editing, I end up in a lot of SCSS and XML files where the syntax highlighting is all messed up, and it also crashes a lot.
I'm also not crazy about Atom/VS Code. Today I'm giving good 'ol BBEdit a try again. So far it's ok.

I wonder, sometimes, what the web would be like if it had a bit more time to bake in the universities before capitalism got its hands on it.
Example: would browsers have a standard way to offer site nav instead of each site solving that problem over a million times?

Users of Micro editor, who are on Mac:
Here's a quick action workflow to pop open files in Micro from Mac Finder. I'm using it through iTerm, but regular terminal works too.

With this installed, I can CTRL+Click any text file and choose "Micro" from the menu to open it up. It's a bit quicker than the Micro tree feature for large directories.

@neauoire the instructions for Nasu are very concise and well done. I went from "no idea" to "totally understand this UI" in 7 sentences.

Very early days. I've decided to not even wait until I've figured out the site content structure before posting it. I'll keep it raw and simple and fill it out along the way.

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