I wouldn’t eat that if I were you

I wouldn’t eat that if I were you

I wouldn’t eat that if I were you

(a far less tasty Deep Dream-ified version of A pickle is technically a side salad, amirite?)

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I seem to remember this being like the logo of every Amiga software company ever

I seem to remember this being like the logo of every Amiga software company ever

I seem to remember this being like the logo of every Amiga software company ever

… except I just made it in OpenSCAD:

// 12-sided box flower - scruss, 2017

// uses HSV library
//  from https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:279951
//   function hsvToRGB(h, s, v, a)
use <hsvtorgb.scad>;

r = 10;
ulx = r * cos(60);
uly = r * sin(60);
lrx = r * cos(30);
lry = r * sin(30);
side = lrx - ulx;

for(j = [0:11]) {
    for(i = [0:11]) {
        color(hsvToRGB(i / 12, 1, (24 - j) / 24, (48 - j) / 48)) {
            rotate(j * 15) {
                scale(pow(sqrt(2), j)) {
                    rotate(i * 30) {
                        translate([ulx, lry]) {
                            square(side);
                        }
                    }
                }   
            }       // a simple  joy that
        }           // python programmers
    }               // will  never   know
}

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Despite a reputation for mechanical problems, the extended version established itself as the market leader

Despite a reputation for mechanical problems, the extended version established itself as the market leader

Despite a reputation for mechanical problems, the extended version established itself as the market leader

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More rainbows from silicon chips

More rainbows from silicon chips

Picked up at Junk Independence Day, these are unencapsulated silicon chips. You can make out the solder pads around the top edges, and I think the two solid blocks are PROM storage. The chips are supposedly Mosel MSS1002-14T speech generator ROMs from 1991.

To give an idea of scale, the outside walls of each cell are 3.8 mm / 0.15ʺ.

Here’s another photo, taken through a very cheap 8× loupe with a cellphone camera:
Silicon Rainbow