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So I recently got a few thousand boards printed up for my protoboard design. Tested them on a few circuits and im amazed how well they work. I'm writing the datasheet now and we will begin selling on digikey, mouser, and many other big names soon.

In the meantime any EE people out there want a free board? We are going to hand out a few hundred for free to get people interested.

Here are some past posts I made about it for some background info. I've also attached an image of the final boards.

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To help some of the newcomers make connections: name 5-7 things that interest as tags so they are searchable. Then boost this post or repeat its instructions so others know to do the same. Add to the post.

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So I got the raw 3d MRI source files from the hospital. Then I got the software needed to view the MRI in 3d. It let me rotate, slice, and even colorize the images. So **I** generated these images from the raw MRI. It shows my kidney, heart, and skeleton from 4 different angles fully colorized. How cool is that!

I also included some of just the heart and kidneys on its own from the same scan.

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holy hell python doesnt even have a built in red-black tree implementation, just a hashmap style Dict... There is a third party implementation but the best one is something like 8 months since the last release and the repo only has 6 commits...

How do people even survive in ?

did go down or is my ISP just shit for some reason?

@snder You still there good buddy?

Is Mastodon really decentralized and censorship resistant? what if amazon or any cloud provider decide to go after some or all the instances like it did with parler? i think a master piece is still missing like IPFS or STORJ on blockchain as decentralized storage filesystem, i think also that we should look at some early decentralized application like emails and learn from the mistake's that allowed Google as gmail and MS as hotmail and yahoo to takeover by implementing restriction on who is allowed and not to send emails, now day's even if you implement all the good practice ( domainkey, spf...) you'll still not be allowed to direct message to inbox unless the IP is warmed up for few month's or years or whitelisted explicitly. fighting spam should also be thought in a decentralized way.

@surasanji I just visited your brother Earl, he says you are not returning his emails (actual picture as confirmation).

Interesting fact of the day:

Islamic medicine was well ahead of its time when it came to the treatment of the mentally ill. the Quran demanded the those with mental illness be taken care of and treated kindly, this was reflected in how doctors of the time cared for the mentally ill and very much a departure from the attitudes of other cultures at the time where the mentally ill were demonized or quite literally treated as possessed.

Here is the specific quote from the quran translated to english:

"Do not give your property which God assigned you to manage to the insane: but feed and clothe the insane with this property and tell splendid words to them." -- Sura 4:5


@freemo @openscience
My guess is they are gonna study local tide changes and release a paper specific to UK. Tides are complex and vary worldwide. Hence maybe they want to narrow down the research to avoid any overarching claims on global tides, and keep it specific to their AOI.

@freemo Thank you Freemo, i'm also a nodejs/reactjs developper and a devops, i'm interested in technology discussion's

@freemo, doing fine Thank you, how about you? i'm new to mastodon and trying to discover this whole new univers

@torresjrjr @freemo If your cum_returns aren't 69k then you are doing something wrong :(

Since my reply to this post back in 2018 has since been orphaned and helps give context to it, and it was used against me in various circles I wish to re-link the orphaned context that explains the meaning of this post, or at least, the meaning I had intended at the time.

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I currently have variables in my algorithmic trading program named "cum_return" short for "cumulative return". This brings me pleasure.

@viv Well I kinda agree here but not entierly.


Do not take the below as me claiming that free speech is necessary or evil not to uphold. I think there is a great deal of value in tolerance and inclusivity and ejecting abusive elements from a personal space is a perfectly legitimate thing to do. My following statements are of a technical nature on the meaning of free speech as a term and how I interpret your usage in this post.

Meaning of Free Speech

For the nth fucking time. Free speech doesn’t mean you can say whatever shit you want … It just means that the state can’t take legal action against you.

Free speech is a principle (which can be encoded into law or a personal policy or even the rule of an organization) whereby people are protected to hold any opinion they wish without punitive repercussions. It does not carry over to calls to action, harassment, or similar destructive behavior.

Free speech doesn’t mean you can say whatever shit you want and I have to … give you an avenue to do so.

Presuming the things being spoken here are a reference to opinions, and not a call to action then as such this would mean, presuming you run an instance, that your server or instance does not employ free-speech principles. That would be true even if you operate out of a country that has free speech laws.

Free speech laws protect you from punitive actions from your government with regard to your opinions. Likewise a free speech instance would protect you from punitive action from your instance for your opinions.

If I run a coffee shop and you come there and say “murder all the xyz”, I can very well ask you to leave

This would not be considered an opinion but rather a call to action. Presuming there is some potential for people to follow this call to action it would not be covered by either legal free speech or a personal policy of free speech.

However if someone said “We would be better off if xyz were all dead” then that would not be a call to action. It would be legally protected in a free speech legal system but likewise if your coffee shop employed free-speech policy it too would be permitted in your coffee shop. If you kicked someone out on those grounds it would be well within your legal rights in a free speech state, but it would mean that you personally are not supporting free speech as a principle.

because that’s not suppressing your free speech.

You would be suppressing free speech, but you are legally permitted to suppress free speech in private spaces. Therefore you would not be violating free speech laws despite the fact that you would be suppressing free speech

Those who don’t get it can keep screaming into the void.

I do agree with the fact that a lot of people don’t get or understand the nuance here. Many people think that you must enforce free speech in your cafe as a legal right, and you are correct that you are free to suppress free speech. However I think many people who object dont do so because they feel you would be in legal violation but rather because free speech as a principle is the morally right thing to do and by not upholding free speech principles in your cafe you would be in moral, not legal, violation of ones perceived sense of right and wrong.

@freemo I had a mastadon account on a different instance years ago but abandoned it. The recent stuff reminded me why federation is important. Furthermore the UI, software, and terms of use on qoto are IMO much better than most instances I've seen.
While I don't agree with some of my friend's political views I don't like the idea of a huge group of people being censored. It bothered me when platforms like parlor became so popular among them instead of something open like mastodon so I (and probably many people in similar situations) have been encouraging them to find an instance they like and join it.

is seeing a pretty big spike in new user signups this last week. Anyone know whats going on and what is causing the exodus this time? Is this all because all the social media decided to ban trump maybe? It is the only event of consequence I know of.


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@freemo Agreed with that policy it also treats users here as having the ability to do that.

As a stem forum you may find anyone in to psychology may find being able to follow them is useful for their work / research etc.

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QOTO: Question Others to Teach Ourselves. A STEM-oriented instance.

An inclusive free speech instance.
All cultures and opinions welcome.
Explicit hate speech and harassment strictly forbidden.
We federate with all servers: we don't block any servers.