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Baking | CAD | Code | Robotics | @2220Robotics Alum and Mentor | @UMNCSE Alum | FTC Emcee & FTA | @IronMaidensFTC Mentor

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Justice is not having these four cops arrested. Justice is not having these four cops convicted. Justice is systemi… https://t.co/uWvcQijE7q
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6/4
2020
@klardotsh minimum isn’t though @klardotsh targeting the minimum viable ticket
5/28
2020
Musings of someone not really feeling the brunt of everything now..There’s this “don’t feel like you need to make stuff in lockdown” thing and personally, I know I can’t be that way… https://t.co/ZejOOxGX8U
5/24
2020
@LoremToastum Their many, many DNS problems
5/23
2020
@jacobbendicksen But the mini breadstick rye chip sandwich is a foundational part of consuming snack mixes (honestl… https://t.co/TnVNjjBCJVI rewatch Avatar basically to watch the last Agni Kai with all its weight.
5/22
2020
If I see another “ventilator” that is a motorized ambu-bag...
5/19
2020
@BaselThe2nd It just... keeps... going...Strap in, because this is a ride: https://t.co/hlOMhiNw7fThe disparity between how many things I’ve designed and how many things I’ve built is massive. It’s like an iceberg. @LoremToastum being the infill pattern on my prints
5/18
2020
@bryancherbst Yeah I’m not sure why but I think it’s breaking some discord sound effects right now without being on. Strange.As if those things were mutually exclusive https://t.co/ibvfMQYS8KSo RTX voice is fantastic. Barking dog? Nobody hears it. Dishes in the background? Nothing. Doors? Silent.
5/16
2020
@ArleneAndrews_1 @LemoneyLimeLime Yep! Very real! Experiences when things go sideways make stuff like this sweeter.Is there anything quite as satisfying as seeing your work scale to 50x without an issue in prod?
5/14
2020
@its_bvisness Tell me about it. Same thing with CAD. It’s awful to see a student scared of trying something because… https://t.co/6qtXW35YHw @its_bvisness Yeah. I think the truly necessary core knowledge for software is a lot smaller than I hear a lot of t… https://t.co/1iYnR0mtM6 @its_bvisness I really just think there’s a functionally infinite spread of things to learn in CS and there’s an ev… https://t.co/xpDNmtm4zy @its_bvisness Sure. I don’t really pretend I have much perspective teaching CS. As a learner, I always had this thi… https://t.co/dWRsXSQP8e @its_bvisness There’s a healthy balance between curiosity and productivity. I love digging into tech (new+old!) tha… https://t.co/Ipey368r3P @its_bvisness I think many programmers learn early on to become comfortable with there being turtles all the way do… https://t.co/GgfgsvetLk @drunneals Thanks!Took a stab at doing a video tutorial for Onshape— would love any feedback (I know I’m a bit quiet, sorry) https://t.co/1jErCmktth
5/12
2020
@LoremToastum I have seen someone do this with the glasses on the inside during a work zoom call.
5/9
2020
Now is a great time to push that new change to production 100%. Yep. Imagine how good it will feel to have that of… https://t.co/uZuENI3AHb
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5/8
2020
Watching people try to predict GameChangers is fascinating, it really emphasizes how much of “predicting” FRC games is really projection.The Half of It was very good and now I’m feeling like I need to rewatch Saving Face.
5/4
2020
I like waking up early, I’m just awful at it
5/2
2020
@AVHS_STEM Todd!It’s difficult to talk about awards without sounding like bragging. Every time we take something home I’m just remi… https://t.co/4f0K9FPZNRSeeing another 2220 mentor win WFFA reminds me again how lucky I am to volunteer with such incredible people.Rough year but feels like the season finished about as well as it could given the circumstances.Shout out to @2220Robotics Todd Harpster, WFFA winner at the Heartland Regional! And big congratulations to Twiligh… https://t.co/OTdR155paQ
Retweeted by Nick Aarestad @drunneals Thanks! Super happy to see Todd win it, he’s fantastic
4/30
2020
When I get back to the fun graph theory parts of my job it makes me really happy
4/28
2020
The Gary Jules version of Mad World is like the Iron and Wine cover of Such Great Heights... it pales compared to the originalMild take: no cover of Mad World compares to the original, especially not the Gary Jules version. @kkanagas The Clone Wars does to much work to contextualize and improve on episodes 2/3, while providing some of th… https://t.co/6pzPK8dItW
4/27
2020
I feel like I’m living in this weird bubble with people who are still willing to make major purchases. @lib_wit Shorefall, and to be fair, it is a very pretty book https://t.co/E0on9XIjWV
4/26
2020
Thinking on it, I think one of the things I miss the most about old CD is the dedicated/obvious white papers section. @LemoneyLimeLime Happy accidents, is what we’ll call themToday I found out I accidentally bought a book three times (twice physically, once digitally)
4/24
2020
@MrRoboSteve yup
4/23
2020
Ah the classic “will anyone who actually knows anything post here” thread.
4/22
2020
Any time I hear someone say a change freeze “worked” before, say, a week or two after it’s been lifted I get a mild tic.
4/21
2020
@LoremToastum I’d just be a random fact written very small in the corner
4/20
2020
gevent apis like it’s 2013
4/15
2020
@klardotsh It isn’t just you, my timeline has *so many* hot takes on how long this stuff will last, with wildly var… https://t.co/EMeS0vcYgZSomeone’s uneducated guess about how long the coronavirus lockdown will last says more about them than it does anything else. @LemoneyLimeLime It’s kinda like how for pandas it’s either “we made this so simple an untrained monkey could use i… https://t.co/uXYV3qqSCd
4/10
2020
I’m not a CAD snob I just play one on chief delphiNot constraining your sketches is building your design on sand, why do I see people doing that so muchI’ve always liked looking at the sky too muchAnother positive of WFH: the skylight above my desk https://t.co/pF1Qr9znqeThere’s the April we know and love... https://t.co/P3kmhaDolJ
4/9
2020
I should be in Montreal this weekend :(
4/8
2020
Honestly after using McMaster-Carr’s website for so long pretty much every ecommerce site feels awful.
4/7
2020
Super happy to see one of my favorite local bands @holidaempls release some new music! Great stuff! https://t.co/OKmKuzFEeU
4/4
2020
@MrRoboSteve Flat rate for living on campus at the U... had to get my money’s worth somehow.Someone: “So there’s this cool Folding@Home thing...” Me: “Yeah, it’s really cool!” Me, thoughts: https://t.co/KLZktev5dc
4/1
2020
Being less bad is not being good.
3/30
2020
@MrRoboSteve Gotta love that FRC testbed hooked up to a ventilator!
3/27
2020
@DeBoardAnne Zombie laptop, I would never install outlook on my personal machines
3/26
2020
Every once in a while I accidentally open up desktop outlook and my computer briefly decides to die.
3/24
2020
@jonclarkpond @andymarkinc THE Prusa Mini
3/21
2020
Sometimes when people ask me why I mentor robotics teams, I jokingly answer “because otherwise all I’d do is sit at… https://t.co/une4fOraUH
3/19
2020
Treating myself and... https://t.co/fntnUQzzKN
3/18
2020
@LoremToastum And it’s like, no, I have more time because I don’t need to drive places and everything else is cance… https://t.co/v7H0d8WPfg @LoremToastum Yeah like, at a minimum I can wake up later and start doing other things earlier. I was just seeing s… https://t.co/IvBK4fJRTLLooking at things on the positive side, full WFH saves me an hour a day in driving/transit, and robotics being post… https://t.co/OoHqmzYcKXEvery time I work with groovy I feel like I’m going to be diabetic by the time my PR gets merged.
3/16
2020
@klardotsh And like, there are cases where a filter makes sense, but a solid chunk of the time I see them in the wi… https://t.co/k6gZEBBKdV @klardotsh Not all three. Just reduceI’m not going to say something dumb like “if you don’t know these functions you shouldn’t be writing code” but like… https://t.co/cxI9ZOxbDXI no joke just ran into an article titled “3 Functions you probably don’t know about in Python” The three function… https://t.co/nypcHTcVQWSelf-isolation doesn’t generally mean restricting oneself to the bed, that’s just a choice I’m making.
Retweeted by Nick AarestadGotta love that end of season sickness come early...:( https://t.co/ILzXkAZmO3
3/14
2020
The health and safety of our participants and communities is the top priority. I'm sad and feel awful for everyone… https://t.co/nRzSuRtl6h
Retweeted by Nick AarestadFor those preparing for isolation, please remember to hide a series of notes, diary entries, and audio recordings t… https://t.co/af81Rive7W
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3/12
2020
My favorite part about saying something dumb is the inevitable flashbacks following me long after anyone remembers me saying the thing.
3/11
2020
“You’ll have to implement your own, as Rob Pike intended”
3/9
2020
Modelled threads are the bane of my existence.
3/8
2020
🤔 https://t.co/RvqszImAxk“It is 25 and a half inches long, 1/8”, and somewhere in that bucket”
3/7
2020
Boy do I love me some dumb certificate issues
3/6
2020
how did it take me so long to get into F1
3/4
2020
Today was STEM Advocacy Day at the Capitol. I got to hear from our Apple Valley robotics team, the @IronMaidensFTC.… https://t.co/kAAsO6utmG
Retweeted by Nick Aarestad @drunneals I saw, congrats!
3/2
2020
Google knows me too well during build season: https://t.co/A0VsAm9EQW
3/1
2020
Found in the shop: https://t.co/ZPx7HhUjuR
2/29
2020
“Measure zero times, cut as many as it takes”
2/28
2020
@AskUSBank Finally got there by logging out and waiting an hour before trying again. Thanks!shoutout to us bank’s systems for kicking me out of their system 10 times in less than 10 minutes because “more than 15 minutes have passed”
2/27
2020
It’s amazing how much context The Clone Wars adds to the prequel trilogy.
2/25
2020
Very interested in: agile Would prefer to avoid: Agile
2/18
2020

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