Took me a bit to figure out how to run piscope to see the signals, but got that working, and now to decode the signals...

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Wiring is now functional - powering the pi from the input terminals and a 120V -> 5V converter, and split the RJ45 jack to the control pad and hooked everything up to the pi GPIO.

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Current weekend fun/hack project - controlling hot tub via raspberry pi.

Goal is to be able to schedule to monitor energy usage and save some energy and be able to heat/check temp remotely.

Excited about my new office mate. I have named him Fiddly, the Fiddle Leaf Fig. Look how happy he is gobbling up my CO2 and VOCs 😄

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Well, ran apt update on my Pine Rock64 with Ubuntu installed and borked the whole thing. I guess just for the Pine support I'm a Manjaro/Arch user now 🤷

So the Mastodon iOS app is…good so far!
I think having an official app is way less confusing for new people too!

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Any and all answers are greatly appreciated. No judgement whatsoever. Asking this for research on a WIP article:

Do you #selfhost :flan_hacker: ? If so:

- What do you host yourself?
- Do you use an existing toolchain (Ansible/Puppet scripts, Yunohost, etc)?
- Do you run it bare metal, virtualized or containerized? Which one?

Boosts appreciated :flan_balloon:

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Why not both?

Though productivity and performance are not the only factors, I could see a time in which a language with similar values to what the Ruby community values but with far better performance reaches parity with the Ruby ecosystem for productivity - that would be interesting.

Maybe this will be Crystal, or maybe Ruby's JIT will catch up, or have the option of compiling to LLVM in the future, who knows?

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Now I'm considering that perhaps developer time is even _more_ valuable when there's no profit.

Hardware only gets cheaper, and Ruby keeps getting faster.

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E.g. decentralized services like mastodon, or my own little ARM home server - since there's no profit, I need to squeeze all I can out of that hardware.

This in mind, I tried to build something simple in Crystal and wasted an insane amount of time shaving yaks and gave up. I'm sure I would have finished the project in Ruby in the same amount of time - probably partially because of my familiarity but more because the libraries are so much better.

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RE: mastodon.social/@nateberkopec/

It's clear to me Ruby/Rails ecosystem still has large productivity advantages that make it competitive in the market.

The line for years has been, developer time is far more expensive than machine time, so if productivity outweighs performance, then 🤷

However, I have wondered if the same thing holds true if profit isn't involved.

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What are you using to install different :ruby: versions?

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