Software engineer. Tesla owner and shareholder. Not good at talking to humans.

A mote of dust on a sunbeam
Joined April 2021
Somebody鈥檚 gonna get it now.
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Replying to @davefarley77
Years ago I started a job where they had practiced high levels of testing, it was immediately obvious that I could move quickly *because of the tests* and I could code with confidence. Immediate convert to the power of well built tests and not skipping them to "save time"
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If you drive an ElectricVehicle in the U.K. PLEASE support the @EVAEOfficial by signing up to be a member of EVAE for annual fee of 拢20 a year, by doing so you are really contributing to their work behind scenes (eg with Government etc) to help EV drivers evaengland.org.uk/join-now/
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#SpaceX launches just after sunrise setting up this gorgeous transit shot. Just over 12 miles away we got this lifer shot of the Falcon 9. 馃摳 by me for @SpaceflightNow #Starlink #SolarTransit
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馃毃 AWOOGAH 馃毃 See Richard Dean Anderson, @MichaelShanks @amandatapping @lmoroney @bradtravelers, and @MarcEvanJackson in the action* packed trailer for #Stargate AI 2! *the action is mostly laughing Everything you need to know is HERE 馃憞 go.thecompanion.app/Stargate鈥
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I identified dry electrodes last year as a cross cutting battery opportunity. Fraunhofer goes into a lot more detail on the dry electrode manufacturing route - need to read in more detail as this paper has been needed! So many potential pathways that are chemistry agnostic!
Replying to @JonRegnart
Finally - overlaid onto these 3 broad segments, there's various trends and drivers exerting influence on batteries that apply across the segments. These include: 1) LCA Considerations 2) Manufacturing Improvements 3) Safety Considerations 4) Supply Chain Vulnerability 12/17
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We got no notice that the pavement in front of our house was going to get dug up, and we would not be able to leave the house today. @NottsCC @McCann_Ltd why not?
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I don鈥檛 think Putin 馃嚪馃嚭 gets many awards these days, and whether he鈥檒l appreciate this one might of course be slightly doubtful. But there is little doubt that he fully deserves it.
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Watch as this video sequence zooms into the black hole (Sgr A*) at the centre of our galaxy. Beginning with a broad view of the Milky Way and ESO's VLT, the view moves into the dense clouds of gas and dust at our galactic centre [read more: buff.ly/3PhSuyl]
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GB Grid: #Coal is generating 0.00GW (0.00%) out of 33.77GW Continuous time without Coal: 7 days #CoalFreeWeek
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We finally have the first look at our Milky Way black hole, Sagittarius A*. It鈥檚 the dawn of a new era of black hole physics. Credit: EHT Collaboration. #OurBlackHole #SgrABlackHole Link: eventhorizontelescope.org/bl鈥
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National Science Foundation releases the first image of the supermassive black hole at the Milky Way鈥檚 center
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Bring your lunch :) I don't think we offer food but for sure, some good food for thought! #S22MRS
Thursday, May 12 12:15 pm 鈥 1:15 pm Hawai驶i Convention Center, Level 4, Kalakaua Ballroom B mvnt.us/m1313713 #s22mrs
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This was supposedly made with @UnrealEngine 5 Video games will just keep getting better! 馃憦馃徎
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Being a programmer is going through this 167 times a day
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Right?
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Tesla鈥檚 Impact Report distinctly says the 2030 goal is 鈥渢o *sell* 20m vehicles鈥濃攖his would seem to rule out (as a goal) a 100% leasing strategy or substantial self-owned fleet, perhaps?
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Replying to @Reuters
In an unrelated story, Nestle announced their new VP for S.America Pablo Nespresscobar.
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Some of the fastest things in the world
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