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hi everyone! building anything cool today?

i'd love to hear about it :blobcatflower:

Let's make a Chaos Cutie Cuddle Pile at congress!

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If you need to hide your product's datasheet behind 7 layers of NDA

your product is probably garbage and you are trying to give the marketing department a chance to sell the shit before people figure out where the smell comes from

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IPv6 is a scam by RIPE to sell more IP addresses!

Order interface says 68g. Uhhh, this will be interesting.

With 600 5W resistors I can finally build a nice configurable resistive load.

I just checked, and i think i ordered something like 5kg of cement resistors from LCSC. With ~4€ shipping. I think the order system wasn't quite aware of the weight. Also they're 1/10 of the price than the equivalent from Ohmite.

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Aliexpress ratings:

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Item arrived, more or less functioning, somewhat resembling the description.

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Item is not quite like the description. It, in fact, burned my house down and gave me the plague. Would recommend to my enemies.

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or as I started to call it: systemd-windowsd

This toot brought to you by questionable decisions of the PCI-SIG.

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Aaaaaaaa, I did it, I really submitted a talk proposal for chaos west at congress.

Playing late-night BIOS roulette. How many flashing cycles will it take to become the most recent one? Or will it break?

I have an important classification question.
Is sausage salad (wurstsalat) the same category as fruit salad? Also where do you see the split?

(I'd add options for nuts, but meh, four options only)

Also please boost for larger sample size.

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...and of course, where there is one, there must always be more.

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