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Tubes back again!

September 18th, 2009

Woo! I’ve been reconnected! Tubes seem a little unstable: been disconnected a few times. I think it’s still in the training mode. Was quite excited when it originally synced at 12Mb/s, but it’s dropped back to 9Mb/s – not complaining though :-).

I’ve almost finished unpacking my things, but I still need to acquire a few bits before I’m completely settled in. Here I have documented the progression from chaos to order:

Oh the chaos!

Oh the chaos!

After expending work, order is partially restored

After expending work, order is partially restored

Fabulous view of, er... a school playground

Fabulous view of, er... a school playground

Rest of the flat contains standard bedroom, spare bedroom, bathroom, kitchen (off the living room) and hallway. All are rather small, but OK for just me. Electric Economy 7 heating contraptions are weird and complicated. Oven is a bit fancy pants, and has a “AquaCleanse” self-cleaning mode where it sprays itself with cleaning fluid and then bakes it. Ooo err.

MECHANICAL PIG goes web 2.0

August 23rd, 2009

Recently the MECHANICAL PIG joined Twitter. Now the pig has been upgraded to take advantage of the emergent collective intelligence of web 2.0! The MECHANICAL PIG can now be controlled via the remote PIG TERMINAL. Users upload programs in the PIG CONTROL LANGUAGE for the pig to execute on Twitter!