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Looking ahead to 2024
Episode 110th March 2024 • I'd Rather Be Scripting • Ash Arnwine & Kerri Shotts
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This episode was recorded January 14th, 2024.

What's in store, 2024?

Welcome to a near year and new season of I'd Rather Be Scripting! In this episode Ash and Kerri chat about the things they'd like to learn or do in 2024. Buckle up—we've got a lot to talk about in this one!

Kerri's topics:

  • FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array) development using the Alchitry Au kit and Vivado. One learning already: getting the toolchain working on an Apple-silicon Mac is challenging! (Way easier with an Intel-based Windows machine.)
  • 3D Printing. Bambu Lab is one of the mentions as a potential buy:
  • Learning Latex (pronounced lay-tech). Of note, Texifier is a nice piece of software for having live previews of your latex documents. It's not free, but it's definitely worth the price if you're into latex. And it comes with a lot of latex packages available for download, so one doesn't have to spend a lot of time manually configuring your environment.
  • Musical topics, including learning more classical music and figuring out polyrhythms. is a great way to explore how two (or more) competing rhythms sound. Also looking to get into finger drumming a bit, with a Korg Nanopad.

Ash's topics:

  • Exploring Makey Makey. During the conversation, Ash mentioned his sound maker Github repo named Chikurin. Go check it out!
  • Coding topics, including Deno and asynchronous APIs
  • Generative AI in product
  • Native app development
  • Also mentioned a single monitor arm that Ash has been using during the intro.





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