Emperor of the World

Jeff Bezos is trying to become Emperor of the World. He’s succeeding. Don’t fund him. Don’t buy from Amazon, Zappos, Whole Foods, Audible, Fabricdotcom, etc. Protective orders against FOIA requests is not acceptable. “Under agreement between...
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Sensors Workshop

LiDAR_sensor_readout.ino https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-vl53l0x-micro-lidar-distance-sensor-breakout   ARDUINO_V2 datasheet in PDF...
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BitCoin individualism at the expense of societal collectivism

BitCoin mining uses a staggering 0.5% of the entire human use of electricity. https://sluggerotoole.com/2018/10/12/bitcoin-must-die/ How big is 0.5%? NASA’s entire annual budget is 0.5% of the US Federal...
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The very first computer program was written by a woman, Ada Lovelace

Anyone who tells you that coding is for men only is not only a misogynist, but also does not know the history of the profession. Meet Ada Lovelace, First Computer Programmer, And The Social Technologist Who Founded Day In Her...
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Hi! I’m Paul Mirel.

I’m a spacecraft systems engineer and teacher. I design and build space instruments to measure the light leftover from the Big Bang, and I teach engineering skills to art students. I make pottery, too.

I hope you enjoy what you find on my webpage!

My opinions are my own, in case there was any question about that.



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