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Some days my students make me very proud of them.

Today is one of those days.

Rock64 not booting? 

When I power up my Rock64 I get 3 LEDs and the optical mouse to light up, but none of the lights on the keyboard (capslock, etc) will light up and the monitor says there's no signal.

I've tried several of the images off the wiki, currently using Armbian_5.91_Rock64_Debian_buster_default_4.4.184_desktop.7z

Asking for money for my classroom 

Anyone have a dollar or two to help me replace a few more 11 year old computers? donorschoo.se/e/vDfc0bAeC1

Made a light based theremin.

In retrospect, should not have made it during a different activity while an after market speaker was hooked up to my micro:bit.

makecode.microbit.org/_FgD85EX

Conferences (+) 

Me to a student in a conference: "Did I tell you you could work in groups?"

Student, without pause: "Did you tell us we couldn't?"

Me: *High-fives student*

Me: "Good answer."

Conferences (+/-) 

+ I am happy to have talked with every parent I've seen today.

- I wish I had seen more of them.

More voxel models! My husband and I have decided on the two types of lanterns we want in the castle city. We really hope to present something great when he opens his Minetest server for the public. And yes, we did build various lanterns before we found the winners. :D

#minetest #lantern #voxel #3d #3dmodel #night #light #scenery #props #rpg #gamedev #box

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 

The design on the wall/ceiling in the back of this auditorium is making me wonder what the max head room is.

This is just me, but presenters who stand aside to show a video longer than a minute without pausing/stopping it just rub me the wrong way.

I can think of exceptions to that rule, surely, but most times it feels like they're using the video to give the presentation instead of them.

YouTube Link, EdTech, Self-Promotion 

As promised, here's the recording of my session on open source software.

youtube.com/watch?v=Vcg7wnILB1

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Here for the keynote.

Sitting in the back, like a good Lutheran.

Or a good troublemaker.

Or both.

I'm presenting at a local conference today. They'll want me to be using Twitter to talk about it, and to some extent I will, but I'll likely be more talkative here.

So heads up, if you don't want to deal with that, just mute the conference's hash tag:

Why are there not more coffee scented products in the world?

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