Four people attended the virtual Makerspace via Jitsi this week. Although Tony wasn’t feeling too good and didn’t stay long. Theo and his sister Darcey have started making another game featuring criminals and secret agents. Barry is looking for a network switch to install in the church in Preston where he volunteers. I (Mike) warbled […]
We continue to meet each Saturday at 10 using Jitsi. Tony, Les Mike and Theo looked in this week. We talked about the numerous incarnations of the raspberry pi, growing tomatoes from cuttings, baking, jam making, game development and various other interesting topics. What else do makers do?
With the Makerspace and LUG closed until further notice, I decided to take a trip down memory lane…….. again. Ten years ago, the LUG had not yet formed the Makerspace and meetings still revolved around Linux. This week, Les provided the write up:- Hi everyone Great session today, I enjoyed chatting to Bob about his […]
A mini heatwave in April provided 22 days of hot water. Mostly above 50C.
With the Makerspace and LUG closed until further notice, I decided to take a trip down memory lane. Ten years ago, the LUG had not yet formed the Makerspace and meetings still revolved around Linux:- 2010-04-17 22:11 UTC At this weeks meeting, we looked at how to get free hosting with php/mysql support. We then […]
13 days above 40C plus 4 days above 50C.
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/11/eu-brings-in-right-to-repair-rules-for-phones-and-tablets Manufacturers of phones, tablets and laptops will face legal obligations to make their products easier to repair and reuse, under a far-reaching recycling plan from the European Union executive. the “circular economy” plan is a new economic model for the continent. “The linear growth model of ‘take, make, use discard’ has reached its limits,”
BBC News – Dirty streaming: The internet’s big secret https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-51742336
The web produces as much pollution as the aviation industry BBC News – Internet: Environmental cost of of powering the web https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-51768934 Website Carbon Calculator