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About me,
I am a student, and I am from Sri Lanka. I love GNU/linux and open source software.

Religion: nope

philosophy: Buddhism

Subjects I really love : computing, Journalism, mythology, history, FOSS, activism.

Subjects I currently learning (but not very good at):
combined mathematics

interests: most old school things
( old computers/ old keyboards/ old songs/ old movies/ and those vintage porn of course πŸ˜„)

games that touched my heart:
Chrono trigger
AOE ( back in the day )

Things I hope to learn :
Programming ( would love to start with LISP)
Tamil language

OS: manjaro linux
wm: i3
laptop: thinkpad T440P

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This duckduckgo ad popped up on my phone and I could've sworn it said "Protect your privacy with just a few chickens..."

I was so dumb to look for mechanical keyboards without a budget of at least 100$.

the post signoff frothyness was not surprising given the inappropriate use of dialectic terminology

Reading != Comprehension

When a politician speaks
Of the lofty goals he seeks
Having perfect elocution
Does not guarantee a solution
The words will gain no traction
If not accompanied by action.


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Man is a rope, tied between beast and overman--a rope over an abyss. What is great in man is that he is a bridge and not an end: what can be loved in man is that he is an overture and a going under...

I say unto you: one must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star. I say unto you: you still have chaos in yourselves.

Alas, the time is coming when man will no longer give birth to a star. Alas, the time of the most despicable man is coming, he that is no longer able to despise himself. Behold, I show you the last man.

"What is love? What is creation? What is longing? What is a star?" thus asks the last man, and blinks.

The earth has become small, and on it hops the last man, who makes everything small. His race is as ineradicable as the flea; the last man lives longest.

"We have invented happiness," say the last men, and they blink. They have left the regions where it was hard to live, for one needs warmth. One still loves one's neighbor and rubs against him, for one needs warmth...

One still works, for work is a form of entertainment. But one is careful lest the entertainment be too harrowing. One no longer becomes poor or rich: both require too much exertion. Who still wants to rule? Who obey? Both require too much exertion.

No shepherd and one herd! Everybody wants the same, everybody is the same: whoever feels different goes voluntarily into a madhouse.

"Formerly, all the world was mad," say the most refined, and they blink...

One has one's little pleasure for the day and one's little pleasure for the night: but one has a regard for health.

"We have invented happiness," say the last men, and they blink.

-- Thus spoke Zarathustra, Nietzsche

#Nietzscche #poetry #poem #philosophy #quote #Quotes

American Democrats are the peak of human stupidity.
They get ripped off all the time and do nothing about it.

Sometimes I just... πŸ€¦πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ

A grandparent listens to their 5yo grandchild be excited about baking cookies and wanting to become a chef when they grow up.

Then says it’s fine to cook as a hobby but they must choose a profession that earns them β€œenough money to live comfortably” (read: more money).

Why? Why say that to a 5yo? What is the point? Thanks for stifling creativity, imagination, and just wiping away that pure, innocent joy of being 5yo and happy about baking cookies.

Way to go. πŸ˜‘πŸ‘

I fucking hate countries. We're all on the same mud ball, every damage caused to any nation is actually a damage to OUR ecosystem.

Physics doesn't care about borders.

Free Unix! 37 years ago today, the initial announcement of the GNU operating system was posted to Usenet. Every day since then has brought them closer to their goal of a world where users can do their computing in complete freedom.

Why do some fans of The Lord of the Rings think "Sauron" is a giant red eye in the sky? Look at the name, he is *obviously* a lizard.

Ok I think my article will be ready to be published tomorrow after I do one more re-read in the morning.

In the meantime I'd really appreciate anyone giving it a read and seeing if they find any errors please. I really could use some final eyes on this before I publish it live!

You can suggest edits direct on my repo or here, I will be happy to give a thank you link at the bottom to anyone who helps.

n the source for my blog:

Its about mathematical duals and how they relate to electric circuits. I describe a rarely known type of circuit dual called a magnetic circuit that uses a magnetic field instead of an electric field to do all the things an electric circuit can do and explain magnetic inductors and capacitors. Its pretty cool stuff, I even touch on how you can extract energy from the magnetic field of a permanent magnet to power a magnetic circuit (or an electric circuit for that matter.

#Electronics #EE ##RF #HamRadio #AmateurRadio #Science #Physics #Math #Maths #mathematics

Just found out about major Hugh Thompson, who prevented death of hundreds of villagers during vietnam war, by landing between a village and the soldiers, threatning to open fire on his own soldiers if they did not stop attacking the village.

something like that needs a lot of courage :blobsalute:​

Help! From anyone interested in English, Physics, Math, or Science.

I have written a rather massive article in the hopes of teaching people with mid-level knowledge in electronics about the idea of Duals in mathematics, how that applies to circuits and the various types of circuit duals that exist

I also include a great deal of detail in the end about one very obscure and rarely studied circuit dual called the magnetic circuit dual, it is a circuit, like a magnetic circuit, but instead of current being the flow of electrons, it is the flow of a magnetic field through wires made of iron instead of copper.

I even touch on briefly how one can extract energy from permanent magnets and other details most people arent very familiar with.

The problem is the article is massive and I really could use some eyes on it. Whether its just to try to help me catch english mistakes, or if your not that experienced perhaps tell me the parts that are confusing, as I would like this to be accessible to people who may not be scientists and only know entry level electronics or science. any feedback from anyone at any level would be highly appreciated.

Keep in mind I couldn't find many good sources laying out the equations for magnetic circuits very clearly so I had to derive a lot of the equations myself, though the concept is well established as fact and many peer-reviewed papers have been written on it. But bear in mind there may be minor errors in my math as well, so that too needs some criticism, though the math should be fairly close to correct.

Anyway any input from anyone would be much appreciated.

The draft of the article can be found on the beta site for my blog, here is a direct link:

Similarly if you find any mistakes you can message me here, or you can leave a merge request on the repo for the article, here is the direct link to the markdown file in the source for my blog:

It is much prefered that if you have specific edits like english or math you do it as a pull request as it can be a huge pain for me to hunt down the specific part of the text you are referring to if you point out mistakes as replies here. However if your unwilling to do a merge request please still ping me here as I'd rather know than to just let it go unnoticed.

Anyone who helps I will add a thank you with your name and a link to your own site at the bottom of the article if you wish, this might help draw some traffic to your own site.

#Electronics #EE ##RF #HamRadio #AmateurRadio #Science #Physics #Math #Maths #Mathematics #English

"The very powerful and the very stupid have one thing in common. They don't alter their views to fit the facts. They alter the facts to fit their views. Which can be uncomfortable if you happen to be one of the facts that needs altering." -- Doctor Who

Do people become morons after joining right wing parties or do morons join right wing parties?

More church people in government positions. Why the fuck?

My buddy @mahartma just got this gopher themed pillow, and I couldn't be more envious! 🀬😜

"Hey Joe why are you late today?"

Oh because I don't wanna be here.

Part of growing up is realizing that sometimes comic book villains have better motivations than the super heroes they fight.

Like Magneto, that is fighting against oppression; and Poison Ivy, that is fighting for the environment; and Sauron, that wants to turn people into dinosaurs.

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