Protest at the White House for Rojava and the Kurds and their allies in the Middle East during Erdogan's visit.

I love discovering, promoting, and attending local startup and STEM events (and hackathons and geek meetups and...). I spent so much time tracking and sorting them, I decided I might as well build a site to share them. Check out and please help spread the word (and add your own events) if you like it!

Welcome to our new members from India! Be sure to post an and possibly use the hashtag so you can find each other!

Anyone really into Many people I follow are really into it, but I'm not sure I understand the draw.

Helped my friend launch a brand new podcast focused on and , inspired by Ted Dintersmith's and ! Teachers and educators, check it out!

My latest drone video, this one over Ala Moana Beach Park in Honolulu. Squint and you'll see some Chinese dragon boat racing offshore!

‪It's always a good week if I can spend some time in Hilo. While attending the Hawaii Island REALTORS General Membership Meeting, I got to visit some iconic spots, like Rainbow Falls.

My first drone video! With a Part 107 certificate and a borrowed UAV, I captured some aerial views of Sandy Beach Park in East Oahu:

Hoping to make use of my amateur radio license again, I picked up an AnyTone AT-878UV radio. Ham radio has gotten a lot more complicated in the last five years. This handset has DMR, which is all the rage. Hope to figure out how to use it!

@Gargron @dansup Fascinating. Thanks. Scrolled back to see the specific @mastodonusercount update. I saw some hubbub on Twitter, I'm gathering it's not gone smoothly for them. Pity.

@Gargron Any plans to allow more flexibility for moderated instances? I'd love to direct new users to a survey form rather than a single text box to explain their interest in joining. Allowing us to specify custom text or just an "application" URL would be fantastic!

Trying to wean myself off of Chrome, and liking Brave. From the creator of JavaScript, it's fast, private, and supports Basic Attention Token (BAT) for blockchain-based micropayment tipping for creators. Try it!

Wading into Wikipedia editing again after more than a decade away. Hearing lots of backlash about backbiting and insider fighting, but hoping to stay off the radar as I sharpen my skills.

Twitter Has Started Researching Whether White Supremacists Belong on Twitter: "People have been raising the alarm about this for literally years now."

This past weekend was the 17th annual Spam Jam, a huge street festival celebrating the canned meat-like product from Hornet!

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