After 18 months of nomadic living, here are my travel tips, including a full breakdown of our housing costs for the first year. If you want specific recommendations for neighborhoods or coffee shops in any of the cities listed, feel free to drop me a line!
Last newsletter, I was exploring the possibility of wiring tactile input devices into Fusion 360 for CAD modeling. My initial experiments weren’t promising, though: Drawing a simple line or point and refreshing screen via the plugin API took about 20–30ms, which doesn’t bode well for a smooth experience.
On the plus side, once I stopped messing with programming I managed to model and construct a chair:
Check out my Fusion 360 first impressions, which includes process notes behind this chair. I still have 7 quarter-sheets of OSB left and this first prototype is a bit uncomfortable, so I expect I’ll be doing a few more iterations over the next weeks. (I’ll post those on Twitter: @lynaghk.)
“To say ‘I’ll know it when I see it’ is to abdicate the hard work of creation while hoarding the authority to declare what is or isn’t good.” — Javi Grillo-Marxuach’s 11 Laws of Showrunning.
Every Way to Cook an Egg (Exactly what it sounds like.)
Diary of a Very Bad Year: Confessions of an Anonymous Hedge Fund Manager. Reading this book is basically hanging out at a bar with a friend who’s great at explaining how financial machinations affect things happening in the physical world.
Can you believe it’s already been a decade since the financial crisis? I’m glad everyone’s learned their lesson so we definitely won’t go on that ride again.
Be well my friends!