Other than a small sticker on the bottom there is no visible branding on the @PINE64 PineBook Pro. All the stickers I add now will be for purely aesthetic reasons.

(Images: Three views of the unboxed PineBook, bottom, top, and open)

... although I think I might have purchased the wrong size heat sink....

Every time I meet @subrown4h@twitter.com I learn something new. She's in the Maker Space showing off paper circuits. Did not think about making them modular until now!

Can we take a moment to enjoy the marvel that is the Maker Space logo for ? Because it's glorious.

selfie, ec, dated pun 

Here for the keynote.

Sitting in the back, like a good Lutheran.

Or a good troublemaker.

Or both.

In an all day training for this neat little thing called a micro:bit.

Looks like I've gone and done it.

I'd call this an impulse purchase, but I've been seriously planning this since @djsundog started getting his shipping notices.

So long as @PINE64 doesn't ship in LATE December I'll have it in time to play with over Winter Break. Fingers crossed.


There were two settings for vinyl, but considering how cheap this 3rd party stuff was I was correct in assuming it was the thinner setting.

1st Day of School Selfie, no EC 

I want my students to work on more "live" recordings, so we needed a suitable prop.

Mostly cardstock cut with a Cricut, with a string of red USB powered LEDs from 5 Below.

Currently using an old USB power bank to provide electricity, though I might just use an old wall charger instead, depending on classroom placement.

Linux, I'm stuck. 

On August 13 every approved Donors Choose project is getting a "back to school boost" paid for by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

More information here: help.donorschoose.org/hc/en-us

(Edit/Redraft for spelling error)

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