#qi-hardware IRC log for Wednesday, 2014-12-31

atgreenanybody here responsible for the qi hardware planet?  My RSS feed has changed.00:28
nicksydneyHappy New Year all !13:36
wpwrakhappy 2015, eastern australia and The Shire ! :)13:40
eintopfwe don't have new year yet14:05
nicksydneywpwrak: thanks :)14:07
nicksydneythis is what I enjoy today http://www.news.com.au/national/new-years-eve-fireworks-to-light-up-sky-as-2014-to-go-out-with-a-bang/story-fncynjr2-1227171403981 :014:07
wpwraknicksydney: looks lovely ! here, we may have reverse fireworks, with the fire falling from the sky. there's a major thunderstorm brewing that may hit just around midnight. (forecasts are all over the place, so there's no telling when exactly it will happen or whether it'll decide to not happen after all)14:10
nicksydneywpwrak: may 2015 bring better weather for that side of the world 14:11
wpwrakhmm. one for the internet meme box: "forecat"14:11
wpwrakseems that someone beat me to it, though: http://cheezburger.com/601695616014:11
kristianpaulyou are too way positive with respect to new year wpwrak 14:38
wpwrakkristianpaul: naw, 2015 has the potential of being a great year. in october, there will be presidential elections. that's the chance to finally get rid of kirchnerism.14:43
eintopfnicksydney: you live in sydney?16:30
eintopfnicksydney: if yes, you know the sel4 microkernel OS from NICTA?16:33
Action: eintopf thinking he sitting now at the root of this crazy L4 microkernel OS16:33
wpwrakand this is for vladimir's loyal subjects: happy new year ! nastrovje ! :)21:03
wpwrakfun problem: scrollable list of elements of some size. there is also a pointer to the current element that is always at the middle of that element. you can scroll either with up/down keys or by sliding it by +/- Y pixels. you have only a window of certain size to see things. since sliding can produce movement of a fraction of an element, there has to be some visual feedback for this. defining an algorithm to display things "perfectly"21:41
wpwrak gets remarkably difficult.21:41
rjeffriesWho is this wolfspraul I observe in the list of nicks? A ghost of Christmas past? LOL22:14
wpwrakhe's the guardian angel of the qi-hw infrastructure, silently watching over it :)22:16
rjeffriesah so22:24
rjeffriesHappy New Year, Dr. wpwrak22:25
rjeffriesare you still liking a two MCU design for anelok?22:26
DocScrutinizer05time to warm up the MTHEL22:31
nicksydneyeintopf: I read about sel4 microkernel OS  but never used it before 22:32
wpwrakrjeffries: you're too early ! it's just 19:33 here :)22:33
wpwrak(two MCU design) the longer the more ;-)22:33
DocScrutinizer05definitley the weirdest new year I ever experienced was when I drove from CCC3(?) to Spain, in France. they swirched down the lights and everybody went to sleep around 23:00 the latest22:34
DocScrutinizer05and I found no gas station for a refill, so we had to sleep in the car on a closed one until it opened up again in the morning22:36
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