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Left hand, meet right hand

You would think that in a small town everyone would know what everyone else is doing. Well, they do, but not in enough detail to be of any use to one another. This morning I heard about the fourth (maybe … Continue reading

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A visit with Tyler

One morning last week I arrived at at Local64 to find a couple of spools of 3D-printer filament on my desk, one bright yellow, the other black with a label that read “carbon fiber”. Stuck on top a note saying … Continue reading

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The accidental makerspace

I have a bad Kickstarter habit. If it’s maker-related,  I want it. I missed out on the microcontroller that runs Python out of the box, but I’ve got oodles of tiny wireless boards — bluetooth and wifi oh my. And a low-end CNC … Continue reading

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How many librarians are in the witness protection program?

“They hired a new librarian and she got rid of all the books.” That was the gossip around town shortly after she arrived, said one of my tablemates at lunch. Books about our perennial adversary the Soviet Union, about how … Continue reading

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