Week 6: Meetups, Filipino Food, Hypercard

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I went to a permacomputing meetup at Iffy Books. I expected to talk about how we can change our behavior and lifestyle (keep using our current devices, don’t throw out old ones, use leaner software, etc.), but I was pleasantly surprised that we ended up talking about larger, sometimes systemic issues like:

Iffy Books
Related: time-sharing entry in

Filipino Food

Andrea and I made _sinigang na hipon_ or shrimp soup from the I Am a Filipino book (with pineapples!) and also _mais kon-yelo_ from the Filipinx book.

Sinigang on Wikipedia
Maiz con hielo on Wikipedia

I Am a Filipino book
Filipinx book

Plan 9 and Electronics

I got back into learning about Plan 9 and electronics. I finished watching Tea Note #2 this week and with the electronics stuff I learned how to make a simple light sensor.

Tea Note 2


I recently made a work presentation in Hypercard as well. I think this is going to be my go-to presentation tool! I love how something from the mid-90s can still be used today.

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