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Why is it that Discord is seen as ok when all other big tech is generally seen as bad? It's odd to me how it's treated differently.

There's a special place in hell for sites that put up 2FA prompts without focusing the input field. :blobangery:​

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Note to self, sanity check these kinds of cheaply made modules before connecting them up. I only found out this SD card reader's power rails were shorted out AFTER putting it in circuit. πŸ˜¬β€‹

After a visual inspection I guess I found the fault (C2)...

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@Retrograde by exposing the chips to electrostatic discharge, they will build up an immunity

(That was a lot of as wells, as well.) πŸ˜¬β€‹

And here's what drew you all here in the first place - CP/M running off this little pocket computer. πŸ€“β€‹

Bonus: It can boot into Forth as well, which is sure to delight some of you as well!

The SC131 kit comes with a nice little case as well. But that's for tomorrow.

Supervisor/reset device and oscillator can in place. That's all the soldering done!

Cleaned up the board and did final sanity check before moving on to stuff those empty sockets.

With all the passives mounted, connecting the USB-to-serial adaptor, which also serves as the power source, to do a few preliminary smoke tests.

All good. Next, the integrated circuits...

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Seriously, is there any search engine out there that actively removes anything that has to do with companies selling products from the search results? πŸ˜‘β€‹

Seriously, I need to install a 7 year old _plugin_ to make Rhythmbox frigging STOP when the playlist ENDS?! πŸ˜žβ€‹

And then, OH MY GOD WHAT HAVE I DONE, this was a PARTS unit and I needed the CASE for something else and now I have ANOTHER C64 to feed! 😬

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