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Ich möchte weinen. Oder jemanden ohrfeigen.
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Traurig so etwas.
Naja, einen Vorteil hat das ganze ja. Vor der Cyber-Cyber-Truppe der Bundeswehr muss man keine Angst haben. 
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Schon letztes Jahr hatte das Buch die Große, dieses Jahr meine Zweitälteste. Und dieses Jahr kann ich es einfach nicht lassen und blogge ausführlicher darüber. Das Buch „Ikarus Informatik 6/7…
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So. The second of my Kickstarter technology projects failed miserabily. :-(

For me that's almost is it. I really liked the idea of helping people bringing new things to the market (and to me) but the kickstarter system puts far to much risk on the backers for what the (maybe) get.
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Ganz ehrlich? mit dem ganzen Sound-Gedöns, auch wie die Seite aufgemacht ist ... das stinkt zum Himmel.
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Wer gerade in Spendenlaune ist, möge doch auch einen Blick auf dieses Projekt werfen. Da ist etwas Geld auch gut untergebracht.

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Es gibt Monster da draußen, die autistischen Kindern sagen, dass sie sich umbringen sollen. 
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For those of you who don’t know me, I started Autcraft, a Minecraft server just for children (and adults) with autism where they can play the game safely, free from the bullying that they fou…
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Die Messtechnik hat sich schon ein wenig verändert in den letzten Jahrzehnten (ja, es ist so viel schwerer wie es aussieht) ...

BTW: Wer interesse an einem etwas betagten aber durchaus noch funktionsfähigen Hameg HM 204-2 hat, kann mir gern ein Angebot unterbreiten.
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Got myself an upgrade for my Ultimaker 2: Olsson Block, Bondtech QR extruder, new fan mount (printed in Ultimaker CEP filament) and a telflon tube.
Now I have an Ultimaker 2* :-)
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First impression is really good - look at the video. It's printing at 100mm/sec (infill)... And I didn't even startet tinkering with it.

Extruder looks very robust. Its a bit louder than the stock one. And you now have a nema motor hanging outside your stylish Ulrtimaker 2 ;-)
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Meine These: diese vegetarischen Pasten werden in Wahrheit von der Fleischindustrie produziert ...😶
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Ich wollte zum Ausdruck bringen, dass ich diese Pasten als geschmackliche Propaganda gegen fleischlose Ernährung verstehe. Und zwar als sehr wirksame.
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Veranschlagte Kosten für Rückrufaktion VW zur einmaligen Umstellung von Motorensteuerung: 16 Mrd. €

Veranschlagte Kosten für die sichere Endlagerung allen Atommülls Deutscher AKWs für die nächsten x Generationen: 24 Mrd. € ...

Ja, das klingt vernünftig kalkuliert ... (hüstel)
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Um den Atomendlagerdeal zu verstehen, muss man sich nur die Börse ansehen: ordentlich Plus für E.on & Co ... 
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Wow. That's the end then.

Die Revolution frisst ihre Kinder. Oder hier eher: ihre Eltern.
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MakerBot has announced that it will no longer manufacture its own hardware. Over the course of the next six months, the company will transition the building of its 3D printers and other products to...
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I need your support

Most of you probably know that OctoPrint’s development has been heavily sponsored by BQ since August 2014, mostly by employing me (Gina Häußge) full time for working on it. If you've been following OctoPrint since before that, you've seen what enormous change in pace that has allowed me to achieve and what it has made possible. To give just one example, the plugin system was a behemoth to implement and I wouldn't have been able to make it this powerful without being able to concentrate on it exclusively.

All this would not have been possible if OctoPrint hadn't become my full time project. It wouldn't have been possible if I'd had to try to get this work done on evenings, weekends or my vacations, constantly losing focus and having to recover my steps. So far, the bill for this heavy involvement on my part has been paid by BQ. And if you look into the commit history, it becomes pretty evident how heavy that involvement really is. Sadly, due to reasons that are beyond my control, BQ’s patronage is not possible much longer. I'm indescribably grateful they've sponsored my work for as long as they did, and I fully understand the reason why that's simply not possible any more now.

I think I've created a very powerful piece of software here. I enjoy working on it, I enjoy helping people by enabling them to optimize and automate their 3d printing workflow, on top of remote controlling and monitoring their machines. I would love to continue to work full time on OctoPrint, to keep implementing the many ideas I've envisioned for it but have not yet gotten around to, like a way more granular access control system, even more extendability, making it easier to support additional printer protocols via plugins and so on. But since I have bills to pay, it isn't enough for me to love what I'm doing here, I also need to be able to afford that dedication. In a nutshell, it is plain impossible for me to spend this much time and energy on something that is not my job.

You've seen what I've been able to do over the past couple of years. I promise you that if I'm able to continue working at this level of involvement, more awesome things are going to happen. If you love OctoPrint and believe in its potential and my skills to get it there, please consider supporting me on Patreon.

My contract with BQ ends in a couple of weeks. I should hopefully still be able to continue working on OctoPrint for some time after this, to see if it becomes financially viable to commit to do this long term through community funding.

If it doesn't, I'll have to find myself a regular full time job again, and - to be completely honest here - that would probably be the end of my involvement in OctoPrint. I maintained and developed this project for one and a half years next to a full time day job as a software architect before I got hired by BQ, and from that experience I know that this won't work. I can't do this properly as an after-hours/weekend side project, and I also won't attempt that anymore considering what it did to my life and health the last time. I'm telling you this because I think I have to give you all the facts to enable you to see the whole picture and to make an informed decision, and this is sadly how things are.

But no matter how things turn out, OctoPrint will of course stay open source, and you’ll always have what’s already there to use and improve on, even if I have to step away from it.

TLDR Please support me on Patreon.

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Gerade kostenlos zum Download: der CSS-Animation-Pocket-Guide: http://cssanimationspocketguide.com/

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CSS Animations: A Pocket Guide covers the basics of CSS animations. You'll have everything you need to start playing with CSS animations in just a couple of hours.
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Is there any good source for (small quantity) FET film for a flex vat in Germany / Europe?
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Did you found a source in Germany or the EU? Also looking for some FEP!
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