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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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Why RSS? Yesterday, on Twitter, I asked the folks at PrusaPrinters for RSS Feed support. Today, a longer thread developed and because Twitter is shit for longer arguments, I decided to sit down and address various things from this thread in a blog post. This is only somewhat specific to PrusaPrinters. It also applies to *your* shiny new service you're providing.…

I'm Tired Brittlestar posted this on Twitter and it's so spot on, I had to share it here. …

Hexagons are Bestagons - Printer Cupboard 2 Last month, I blogged about the cupboard I built for my printers. This is part two of that build. This build was considerably simpler. We wanted a simple shelf on top of the cupboard, but also a place to store the 3D printing filament.…

Some Thoughts on Cyberpunk 2077 As many others I was excited for Cyberpunk 2077. I absolutely loved “The Wither 3” and I was always a fan of Neuromancer and Blade Runner. However when the game finally came out, I didn't buy it right away for multiple reasons. One was the steep price of 60 EUR, then there were lots of reports of bugs at launch. Most importantly I wasn't sure if my computer would actually be able to play the game.…

Printer Cupboard My wood working workshop is a great way to relax from all the pandemic home working madness we're in. However many of the things I made so far were smaller projects or improvements to the shop itself. So here's a bigger thing recently finished.…

Can FIFO One of the very first things I built, when we moved into the house was a small shelf for our pantry to keep cans and bottles. However with Corona and permanent home office, we started to keep more food in the house and quickly outgrew the little shelf.…

DIY Disk Sander If at first you don't succeed, try again. When I came into the possession of an old vacuum, it was a good opportunity to snatch its motor and try my hand again at building a disk sander. …

"Wood" Working I spent the weekend in the workshop doing “wood” working. Wood in quotes because it was mostly MDF, but that' what I had available and what made sense for the job. …

Cheap Router Table & Lift A router is an awesome tool in every wood working shop. I am using a cheap Makita clone and am really happy with it. But once you started enjoying the versatility of this tool, you will also feel the need to have a stationary version: a router table.…

Failure is always an Option I'm still working on improving the workshop and one of the things I'd like to have is a disk sander. Since desk space is limited, I thought about a DIY solution that would attach to my new drill press. I had seen videos by others who had build something like this and I thought it would be an easy enough project.…

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