flurries of latent creativity

Lamb al asador


Lamb al asador is a classic Patagonian method of barbecue with a whole lamb flayed and hung on an asado cross over an open fire. I had the good fortune to be able to eat lamb al asador in Chile in early 2020 (pre lockdown!

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Advent of code


The contest Advent of Code is an advent calendar of programming puzzles made by Eric Wastl. It’s been going since 2015 and really gained popularity in 2020. I’d heard about AOC peripherally (is… peripheral hearing a thing?

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TOTP tokens on my wrist with the smartest dumb watch.


I recently took delivery of a new replacement logic board for the ubiquitous classic Casio F-91W from Sensor Watch. The F-91W needs no introduction. It’s probably the most popular quartz watch in the world with something like 90 million total units sold.

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Stable diffusion on an M1 Mac


As you’ll know if you follow me on Twitter, I’ve been kindof obsessed with the text-to-image GPT models OpenAI released as DALL-E recently. I’ve enjoyed generating art and even collaborating with DALL-E to riff on paintings I’ve made myself.

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Kālua pork, cooked in an imu.


If you’ve ever enjoyed a Luau in Hawaii, chances are that the pièce de résistance was delicious melt-in-the-mouth Kālua Pork which is often served as the centrepiece of the Luau feast.

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