@ratha I was in Seattle Center. In heavy traffic, suddenly could not downshift. Getting her off of 99 and parked in 6th gear was an interesting exercise in clutch control and high engine revving.

Dunno why people are always bad-mouthing cheap IoT devices. This one was $40 is great once you remove its brain and install an RPi Zero W. It even came with the missing Hirose connector for adding an external antenna!

Progress! After a couple of hours cutting and grinding the mount to fit, it's a lot steadier.

Work in progress: a one micron repeatable gigapan microscopy stage... with 22 EEG amplifier channels! (Only because I can't be bothered to remove them...)

In case anyone was wondering, vintage EEGs are an excellent source of ridiculously nice servo motors. If you don't mind dealing with the occasional ink spill.

tired: Tesla coil in a backpack
wired: Complete CRISPR Cas9 genetic engineering lab in a backpack

My life improved dramatically when I finally understood why the sky is blue, like really why.

Pill organizers are fantastic for collecting pollen samples. Just take a photo when collecting. So organized and compact!

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