oblastle dev log 002


Oblastle Dev Log 002 Welcome back to another update on Oblastle, the geography quiz game I’m building for my friends and family. Flags are now waving helping players as hints along with other improvements and fixes. New countries Continuing the .svg map export from amcharts, I’ve now added Ukraine and Germany to the game. That just leaves Russia to do for the initial release. And yes. I realize the irony in the game being named Oblastle and not having any Russian oblasts....

oblastle dev log 001


Oblastle Dev Log 001 Lately my family and I here in Germany have been playing a lot of Wordle and Worldle. Every morning our chat group is filled with messages sharing scores, reacting to others, and fun facts once everyone has answered. I’ve discussed words and places that would have otherwise never come up. chat Inspired by the fun we are having and the fact these games are rather simple web apps, I’ve set out to make my own....

tide simulation


Adding tidal simulation to my reef This week I’m excited to share an update to the Sewa Reef Controller that allows for more power-heads and basic tidal simulation. pumps render Sorry, your browser doesn't support embedded videos. walkthrough code changes tide facts that helped me design pattern left side pumps right side pumps notes toadstool leather coral ❤️ Thanks for checking out my reef aquarium controller project. If this is first you’ve heard of it there is an overview in a previous post....
\- [ 3d, reeftank ]

sewa reef controller


After months of work I’m pleased to announce I installed my DIY reef controller today! Yesterday: Today: The Сева (Sewa) Controller replaces a rats nets of outlet timers and manual processes with a micro-controller plus relay power system. It brings a more complex flow simulation, automated feed mode, and refugium light schedule to my 300 liter reef aquarium. sump power wall Designed after my i300C Dive Computer the user interface consists primarily of two buttons....

new year, new coral


New year, new coral Happy new year! Welcome to 2022. To celebrate my birthday I added coral to my aquarium. Fish Nerd 🐠 Birthday. Decided to try capturing some of their beauty with a DSLR camera. Enjoy. This month marks the one year mark since I first lowered Masha’s aquascape into a barrel to start the cycling process. You can read more about that here, and wow things have come a long way since then....
\- [ reeftank ]

lanzarote and la graciosa


Canary Islands trip It’s the first week of December and Munich is getting cold. Not much snow though ❄️ 😞. Let’s go somewhere warm! Oh and that has diving. munich airport Off to Lanzarote it is! fuerteventura airport A good 23°C getting off the plane and walking down the terminal. Looking out the blue horizon was speckled with sail boats. First impressions Pulling out of the airport the first thing I noticed was, no trees....
\- [ holiday, spain ]

around rauhkopf tour


Route It’s winter and we are back in the mountains! mob at the start Last weekend Masha and I did our first ski tour of the season. From the parking near Spitzingsee area we went up and around Rauhkopf. through the woods The first 100m under the lift was packed but people quickly spread out. I think 90% of skiers out that day were headed to Taubenstein and not beyond. So only saw people on the first third of the route....
\- [ alpinism, skiing ]



Made it into the alps last weekend for a multi-pitch climb! On a ridge above Chiemsee we, had a great day in the alpine, learned a new climbing technique from friends, and continued to hone our skills. route info, topo, parking Blessed with good weather, we drove down from Munich to the Seilbahn parking linked above. It opens at nine and by then we were filling our packs with climbing hardware and ropes....
\- [ alpinism, climbing ]

my first raku script -- 28.09.2021

Raku Larry Wall’s Stranger than Fact Talk got me excited about perl6 / raku! I first tried perl a few years ago and liked it. For me it fits in between Bash and python. Bash is great for simple shell scripting but terse syntax and not being a full blown programming language limit its usefulness. I found perl’s shell interop powerful for scripting tasks that benefit from error handling and clear types....
\- [ raku, tech ]

poverty line, gathering data


Welcome to my first audio post. I like to experiment on this site and today I’m bringing out my microphone to talk about a personal project I started this week, Poverty Line. audio recording Show Notes “The medium is the message” Project Repo Sorry, your browser doesn't support embedded videos. processing animation sqs...
\- [ aws, python, tech ]