About me
💬 He/him
🏠 Dad to Aidan and Quinlan
❤ Married to @gwenfloyd
🚲 Safe cycling advocate (HUB Cycling)
📷 Hobby photographer
🎲 Tabletop games
✈ Composites process simulation
⌨ Python, Fortran (C/C++, Julia, Rust, VB, etc)
👨‍💻 Engineering lead, software development
🏢  Convergent Manufacturing Technologies 
🎓 PhD (Civil Engineering, UBC)
🍁 Vancouver, BC

Recent Posts

  • 3D Printing, Day 3

    It got better. Tweaked the bed levelling (manually) a tiny little bit, and then set about printing a hinged print-in-place calibration-check cube, on fine settings in the Creality slicer. First attempt at 195 C nozzle and 70 C bed left us with a cube that looked okay but the base layers were slumping and the […]

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  • Ender 3 S1 Pro: Day 2

    It gets better, right? You would think but it was another frustrating day. We had company coming over for Boxing Day so we moved the printer into Q’s bedroom and decided to attempt a more complicated print. Before printing, I decided that it needed to leveled again, so I went through the process of manual […]

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  • Creality Ender 3 S1 Pro: First steps

    Ok, so we got a 3D printer for Christmas, a Creality Ender 3 S1 Pro. It’s _not_ for the faint of heart. Out of box Putting it together was pretty easy. Attach the gantry to the base, plug in a few connections, put the filament holder on top, and you’re done! Except, you should move […]

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  • Twitter requiem

    The following was posted to Twitter on November 17th, amid Twitter’s employee melt-down. Two days later, DT’s account was re-enabled on the site, and it became clear that it wasn’t a place I wanted to be anymore. So, here’s my last post for the foreseeable future. Find me on Mastodon (@anthonyfloyd@mastodon.social) for now. March 2008. […]

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