Started listening last night and reading messages on discord server. Found some space in my backpack for my badge + AirLif WiFi featherwing to have fun during my vacation.

First time out for work this week since beginning of confinement.
Spent Tuesday alone at work fixing computers. Time to download updated OS images from a better Internet connection 📡💫🛰
But I will continue and avoiding public transportation 🚉🦠😷🦠
(Yes, need air cut 😎)

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MNT Reform (open hardware laptop) campaign is live: crowdsupply.com/mnt/reform

And here's the Launch Announcement:
crowdsupply.com/mnt/reform/upd

Thanks to everyone who helped and supported us to make this happen.

‪Soldering meditation time end while the sun and weekend disappear 😇‬
‪@adafruit and @pimoroni feathers ...‬

Was time to update some my @wtfutil config 🦠😷🦠

My minimalistic system (no 3D printer nor extra maker talents needed) : an old lite 2, a 4, SmartiPi Touch 2 case, 7” LCD screen and some extra hinges and stickers 😅: nearphuture.org/technology/min

If you are curious about music band we have here at Paris in France ...
My friends from Shaârghot ! It’s dark, industrial and cyberpunk. Their videos are crazy, and it’s a pleasure to see them live in concert 👁🎶

youtube.com/channel/UCoNxJTk1t

Done some backups last week (the good old way : tar & ssh). Was time to delete old Debian 4 and Windows XP and reinstall an this old laptop:
i386 32b ISO burned and fresh @debian Buster install done tonight on my 18 years old Sony Pentium 4 M / 1GB RAM. Customized as usual with , window manager, @emacs ... 😇
This 4/3 16“ (1600x1200) laptop still look great under Linux.

It's : is often the only way to recover from hardware issue, system crash, virus or ransomware. Will be even more helpful if you without the physical presence of your IT team. So please backup at least your most important files on USB or Cloud drive.

I don't have tattoos yet, but I put photos of my Laptops full of stickers somewhere on my website 😅​ : nearphuture.org/technology/lap

‪My turn to activate this tag. This evening I leave workplace for some days, weeks or more ... I will miss the good internet access, but all I need to work is already in my everyday @511Tactical Rush 24 backpack. And I’m prepared to the worst with this patch 😂‬

Pocket Hacking tools evolution :

1994 : HP200LX 2MB RAM, 16MB, 80186 MSDOS 5.0

2019 : GPD Micro PC 8GB RAM, 512GB, quad core intel / BlackArch Linux

Yes, was coding in C, ASM, Perl & LISP, reading mail + newsgroup on first one already 😇
Both have Serial port.

Random song selection to start my train & subway travel this morning 🦠😷🦠

Hacked my old Happy Hacking Keyboard Lite 2 PS/2 : USB conversion, with a micro-USB connector on left side to get ride of cumbersome cable and adapter, and better access to Raspberry Pi with SmartPi Touch 2 case 😇

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Unlocking Hidden Potential in IvyBridge ThinkPads

Upgrading the BIOS in older computers is a great way to get a few more years of life out of old hardware or improve its performance. ThinkPads are a popular choice around these parts, but often flashing … hackaday.com/2020/02/03/unlock

Original tweet : twitter.com/hackaday/status/12

: Random song selection from my phone while taking the subway, not sure if it’s a sign 🦠😷🦠

My MacBook Pro 17” 2011 die severals years ago (dead Radeon GPU for the second time, 6 months after Logic board change by @Apple). Back to life after new tentative disabling GPU (nvram and Linux boot options), running now @blackarchlinux on Intel GPU & upgraded to 16GB RAM 😇

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