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electronic brain surgery since 2001

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Hi, I'm Andreas Gohr and splitbrain.org is my website. I'm a web developer and maker living in Berlin, Germany. If you're new here, feel free to check out the blog posts and links below.

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Deck Content 2 It now has been a month of owning a Steam Deck. Time for a tiny little review. [Steam Deck] For those living under a rock (or are simply non-gamers): the Steam Deck is portable gaming console. However unlike other popular portable consoles like the Nintendo Switch, this is basically a PC under the hood. It runs SteamOS - a Linux system made for playing PC games. And since most PC games only run on Windows it comes with it's own Windows emulation layer called Proton which is bas……

Deck Content 1 Over the last weekends we (re)build a deck. Or terrace. Or patio. Or whatever you call it. Materials The new deck is made from WPC -- a wood/epoxy material that is supposed to be more durable than wood. We ordered all the material online at…

My Brain Sucks (sometimes) Content Warning: Mental Health …

Using MailHog as my default MTA I'm using Linux on all my machines and that includes desktop systems, not only servers. Those desktop machines have no reason to send mails to the internet directly. When I want to send an E-Mail I will use a remote SMTP or just log into the GMail interface. My laptop might not even have an Internet connection some of the time.…

Scrap Wood Dice Tower When YouTube wood workers talk about how they built something out of scrap wood, they usually talk about off-cuts of perfectly fine baltic birch plywood in sizes larger than a sheet of paper. When I talk about scrap wood, I talk about this:…

Workshop Infrastructure Updates Fitting with the Easter theme, I worked on a few things in my workshop to spend less time searching and making finding easier. Most of my hand tools were stored in the IKEA Trofast shelving system I built a very long time ago. It worked, but it violated the…

Weekend Project: indieblog.page I spent the weekend scratching another personal itch and released it as a mini project at indieblog.page. …

Tool Time: Zipper ZI-HB204 As hinted at in my last post, I got a new tool. The Zipper ZI-HB204 thickness planer and jointer. …

Basement Upgrades Over the last weeks (mostly the weekends) I worked on improving our house's basement setup. As you may know (or have inferred from previous posts), our basement has two major rooms. One of them is my workshop, the other is used for laundry and storage.…

Search for the Perfect Wallet I want to replace my wallet, but finding the right one is difficult. My requirements are simple but hard to combine: * small enough to be carried in my front pocket together with my keys * protection for my cards…

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