Welcome

Most people would want to go straight to my computer collection or my photos on Flickr. Otherwise you can see what I have been doing recently:

June 4th

waverley (feed #57) 10:54pm Posted on Waverley Camera Club:

June 3rd

flickr (feed #32) 11:17pm Posted a photo on Flickr.
Double decker

June 2nd

flickr (feed #32) 8:26pm Posted 2 photos on Flickr. (Hide Details)
Wobbly tram Victa

May 31st

mastodon (feed #55) 11:03am Posted on Mastodon:

The relief when that new noise turns out to be from a fan and not a hard drive

May 10th

mastodon (feed #55) 9:10pm Posted on Mastodon:

Now some slightly newer photos, these are from in 2022: flickr.com/photos/popcorncx/al

flickr (feed #32) 8:57pm Posted 46 photos on Flickr. (Hide Details)
Warden intercom point Blue Orange pair Stairs Panel facade Gate 4 reflection Hood CENTR PIECE Curve and repeat Redeveloped Intricate white Retro door Intricate colour Art deco Many triangles Cross passage Vires Acquirit Eundo ELBOURNE CI Y O IL 15 Curved Pedestrian Church and place Round feature Rieger organ Pearls Ceiling glass City foliage Around the corner Capitol Cupboards Ominous hallway Reflection within Stone panels Support Lines Floating corner High ceiling Places to sit Olderfleet Looming over Blending in W Diamonds Path Mind your step Completed 108

May 9th

mastodon (feed #55) 10:50pm Posted on Mastodon:
flickr (feed #32) 10:42pm Posted 20 photos on Flickr. (Hide Details)
Valve Seats by the pool Fire pumps View from a plant level Gap Steinway & Sons Porthole to the street 108 Construction above the starburst Victoria Archies Centre Ladders and trolleys Blue and red Rate books Marriages Ledger Almost uniform Layout of Feeder Switchgear Registry books Date of execution 22 to 26

May 7th

waverley (feed #57) 11:19pm Posted on Waverley Camera Club:

May 4th

flickr (feed #32) 11:10pm Posted 4 photos on Flickr. (Hide Details)
Through arch Roulette Bridging McCormacks Lane without fog

May 3rd

flickr (feed #32) 7:59pm Posted 7 photos on Flickr. (Hide Details)
Sparks Landing Ball Spin Icy Aged Launch

April 20th

mastodon (feed #55) 1:07pm Posted on Mastodon:

If anyone wants to hold me to this: I will submit a talk proposal for 2025 about my experience with home automation

April 18th

mastodon (feed #55) 10:01pm Posted on Mastodon:

On the final day of :

@aquigley demonstrated a fascinating approach to detecting the type of a material using radar
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@darrylb123 showed how Berry scripting can be used within Tasmota to provide functionality within the device itself
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Paul Schulz (mawsonlakes.org/) gave an introduction to ESPHome and how it can be used
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@Unixbigot explained how local voice control is possible when you keep it lightweight
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Simon Lees (simotek.net/) abused 80s video tech to smash together analog video for interesting results
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@raejohnston gave a brutal rundown of the groups (more than you think) that are not represented in STEM and some possible ways to address that imbalance
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mastodon (feed #55) 6:58pm Posted on Mastodon:

Until next year...

Organisers of the Everything Open conference on stage with screen announcing Tarndanya (Adelaide) in January 2025

mastodon (feed #55) 10:08am Posted on Mastodon:

Final day

Stage with screen reading:
Balkan wittaberri
Yallarm (Place of Shells)

April 17th

mastodon (feed #55) 10:55pm Posted on Mastodon:

Another great day at :

Jana Dekanovska told us how cyber threats have changed in recent years and the implications of generative AI
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@lathiat outlined some important considerations when benchmarking storage
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@vik showed an accessible chording keyboard with an intersting history
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Ricardo Sueiras demonstrated a new project that could help to simplify authorization
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Robert de Leeuw outlined the protocols and parties involved in EV charging infrastructure and how open source can make it better
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Clinton Roy (clintonroy.wordpress.com/) described how open source software is used to run experiments at the Australian Synchrotron
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mastodon (feed #55) 10:07am Posted on Mastodon:

April 16th

mastodon (feed #55) 9:01pm Posted on Mastodon:

A great first day at :

Geoff Huston (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geoff_Hu ) showing how the structure of the internet has changed but also repeated, including who is to thank and who is to blame.
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Clinton Roy (clintonroy.wordpress.com/) on an interesting but also mathematical logic heavy way to define specifications.
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@tobybellwood describing how to maintain an active community with various types of user groups
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Hamish Coleman (zot.org/~hamish/) showing an interesting peer to peer vpn and why it was forked
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Steven Ellis (people.redhat.com/sellis/) recounting some stories to demonstrate some issues with have with how we maintain/support/upgrade services
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@Unixbigot breaking down what is really needed to build an electric bike or scooter
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Chris Chinchilla (chrischinchilla.com/) raising some important implications of how our design choices could impact the planet
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mastodon (feed #55) 11:30am Posted on Mastodon:

About to start...

Main conference stage with slide showing Everything Open 2024