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	- Hello.
	- We are Rekka and Devine, together we form the 100r artist collective.
	- Live/work from sailboat (Pino), making tools/books/games.



@@ 40,9 41,9 @@ TEXT Name: Pino`Make: Yamaha`Length: 10m`Made: 1982`Origin: Shizuoka, Japan
	- During this time saw 1sthand how modern-day computing stack fails/degrades beyond shores of western world.
	- Experience raised a lot of questions.
	- How do we keep creating, when tools we use eat away at limited power/connectivity?
	- & how do we make sure that they work when we need them to?
	- & how do we make sure that they work when we need them to.
	- These are things we struggled with during time in Pacific.
	- Lifestyle itself, we discovered, imposes hard limits on productivity
	- Lifestyle itself, we discovered, imposes hard limits on productivity.

NAME [rek] 1.1
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@@ 90,7 91,7 @@ TEXT While at anchor, in the beginning,`our solar couldn't keep up with`our dema
	- Did not know wattage of devices, even less about the amount of energy needed to power them.
	- Knew nothing about lead acid batteries, having never driven a car.
	- When on the grid, electricity felt limitless.
	- In the beginning, when offgrid, spent time in cafes. Plugged in, sparing batteries.
	- In the beginning, when offgrid, spent time in cafes. Sparing batteries.
	- Alternated between working from the boat/outside until we reached French Polynesia.
	- In FP, cafes supplying power, not terribly common.



@@ 143,11 144,10 @@ TEXT On a sailboat, space is an issue, and so is weight.`The heavier our boat ge

	- Installing more solar would mean more windage 
		and more chances of getting knocked down.
		more chance of breaking things or being knocked down. 
	- On a boat, anything on deck is sacrificial. 
	- In 2020 during a storm, when a large wave engulfed our boat from the back, 
	- In 2020 during a storm, when a large wave hit us from the back, 
		- it ripped off our spray hood, what keeps rain out of the cabin.
		- it also took our 100 W flexible solar panels that was sitting over it. 
		- it also took our 100 W solar panels that was sitting over it. 
		- We left Japan with 190 W of solar, and we completed the trip with 90 W.
	- More panels would also mean that we need a larger battery bank.
		- Space is an issue, and so is weight. The heavier our boat gets, the slower we sail.


@@ 162,8 162,9 @@ HEAD We optimize to need less.
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TEXT Struggle with power demanding software & hardware could have`pushed us to install more solar panels, or extra batteries,`but instead we optimizes to require less.

	- To address the power problem...***
	- Pino has solar on deck, used to power everything onboard.
	- Had an increased awareness power. Eyes on battery % always.
	- Developped an increased awareness power. Eyes on battery % always.
	- Prioritized the draw from other electrical systems onboard, keeping our home lit more important than getting work done.
	- Accept sun dictates work hours, when it dips below a certain point it is our cue to stop working.
	- Time at sea between destinations different than at anchor in lagoon.


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HEAD Adapting our`projects to`available resources.

	- Adapted to software development...***
	- Decided that we were satisfied with the speed of our current devices.
	- We were not satisfied with how software made use of that hardware.
	- Started to look into and learn about writing efficient software.


@@ 212,7 214,7 @@ TEXT Weed out sources of waste.
	- Building iOS applications, downloading large updates, even running a web browser in the background became wasteful.
	- To make this work, we had to do away with as much bloated toolchains, languages and operating systems as we could.
	- Pushing entirely new binaries was much less efficient than just pushing diffs or using CI services.
	- For the first time ever, our productivity was tied to nature. Thought it funny, because when it is nice you want to go out, it isn't the time you want to spend indoors on a computer.
	- For the first time ever, our productivity was tied to nature, but often when it is nice you want to go out, it isn't the time you want to spend indoors on a computer.

NAME [rek] 3.0 Internet problems
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@@ 230,7 232,6 @@ HEAD Connectivity`too became`an issue
	- Across the table sat another person (demoralized soul). IOs developer. Struggling downloand same 10G update.
	- Most sailors are on holiday, or on a work hiatus. First time we met someone else doing the same sort of work.
	- Thought it ridiculous, began to question if making games on boat made sense anymore.
	- Ridiculous dream.

NAME [rek] 3.1 Internet problems
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TEXT Cloud services fail`Devices brick`Cannot look up information as we need it

	- The further we went, the more problems we accumulated.
	- Phones brick when can't call home. (Happened to friend, use phones to navigate. Dangerous.)
	- Spend enough time away from internet, and phones brick when can't call home. (Happened to friend, use phones to navigate. Dangerous.)
	- Some cloud subcriptions lock you out, when too long with no connection.
	- No access to source files w/ bad connection (google drive)
	- Going to stackoverflow for answers, not always possible (when data expensive/slow).
	- When we DO have internet, going to stackoverflow for answers, not always possible (when data expensive/slow).***
	- Sometimes had to raise the phone up the mast, better connection...

NAME [toy] 3.2 Internet solutions


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HEAD Life without internet`is alright.

	- To address our internet problems.***
	- Use online time wisely.
	- Gather offline docks when connection available.
	- Gather offline docs when connection available.
	- Exchange of documents with other sailors (HD)
	- Use light version of websites.
	- Subscription-ware, cloud services = bad idea.
	- Cellphones were a big problem since we were moving a lot between countries, we chose instead to use VHF radios.
	- Reduce your bandwidth usage and battery drainage, install NoScript, and uBlock on your browser; or use a text-only browser like Lynx.
	- Saildocs
	- We learnt to use services like Saildocs, that allowed us to scrape the bodies of websites and get weather data via email through satellite phone.

NAME [rek] 4.0 Salt & Weather problem
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@@ 463,6 465,7 @@ TEXT Uxn is a virtual machine that allows us to bring software onto any platform
	- Encourages re-use of old devices
	- 64kb of memory
	- Lean toolchain, we can exchange assets
	- Importance of play***

NAME [rek] Outro
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@@ 482,7 485,6 @@ TEXT Less competition in niche interests.`Creating a polyculture of tools.`
	- Encourage investing activities whoses value no depend on ability to make capital.
	- Road there not easy, building interest takes time.
	- Making smol tools, games, helped us play more with computers 
	- (Importance of play)** TOY HELP**
	- Adapted our work to our situation.
	- Created playground, researching/documenting low-tech solutions.
	- Building more resilient future


@@ 518,3 520,7 @@ GOTO 16,14
HEAD ``Rekka`Devine
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HEAD 100r.co``kokorobot.ca`xxiivv.com

	- Here are our websites
	- Thanks to the FSF for having us
	- Thanks for listening.