"Liquor is the chloroform which enables the poor man to endure the painful operation of living."
G. B. Shaw
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Bumblebee v3 Handheld Console

Here is the 3rd version of the handheld console of my own design, which I called Bumblebee, based on the classic DMG-01 Gameboy case. When creating the new design, my main goal was to reduce the overall volume of the console, achieved mainly thanks to a better layout of the components as well as adjusting … Read more


https://www.scottaaronson.com/blog/ Shtetl-Optimized, Scott Aaronson blog https://www.lesswrong.com/ A community blog devoted to refining the art of rationality. https://www.overcomingbias.com/ “Overcoming Bias began in November ’06 as a group blog on the general theme of how to move our beliefs closer to reality, in the face of our natural biases such as overconfidence and wishful thinking, and our bias … Read more

Recordable, speaking teddy bear.

Recent conversations with my girlfriend about the nature of gifts-giving for holidays and other special events as well as recent changes in this matter and a gradual penetration of the transactional model (stripped from very important inter-group signalling) prompted me to pay attention to how I strengthen friendliness and trust within my closest groups of … Read more

Piotrbook mac

Project description The idea to assemble the laptop appeared during one of my Sunday trips with my girlfriend to the flea market in search of treasures. Although we regularly visit the market and the purpose of these visits are occasional vinyl records, this day’s exit was also associated with an attempt to find a decorative … Read more

Smart house (part 1)

The beginning of the smart house project was not caused by the need of the present moment, but was rather a natural consequence associated with increasing complexity (and number) of smaller or larger projects that I had been committed to over the last months (or even years). Even as a little boy, faithfully, eagerly and … Read more


Do you have an account on Goodreads.com? Let’s connect!  https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/58005974-piotr-chru-ciel The Star Diaries: Further Reminiscences of Ijon Tichy – Stanisław Lem Man’s Search for Meaning – Viktor E. Frankl The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution – Isaacson, Walter Rationality: From AI to Zombies – Yudkowsky, Eliezer Hackers: Heroes of the … Read more

GameBoy-like handheld console

Coming soon Project description [TBD] Inspiration [TBD] Design [TBD] Schematics [TBD] Manufacturing [TBD] Tools & components [TBD] Software & configuration [TBD] Future projects [TBD] Links & summary [TBD]