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Update to yesterdays post

Yesterday, I wrote about making your own reminder service using Google Sheets. Today I made some improvements to that code to look for a date as well, so it’s more viable. 231 more words

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Creating your own reminder service

Yesterday, a colleague of mine posted about a service called IFTTT (If this then that) which can create relationships between different services like Facebook, Gmail and Twitter.   414 more words

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Pi Lego enclosure

I’m much too easily distracted, need to get back to work on the home automation project that I keep picking up and putting down.


More on Heartbleed, and a site check tool

Oooh, the scary Heartbleed Bug.  Actually, if you’ve been keeping up with the news, you may have heard of this and should know that it’s a pretty serious security issue impacting sites using OpenSSL. 510 more words

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One of my favorite DefCon presentations

A few years old, but still a great watch.  If you’ve never seen it before, take a few minutes out of your day and see what happens when this hackers computer is stolen from his apartment.

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Starting to wonder about the SD card in the Pi..

This afternoon I decided to start fiddling with one of my Raspberry Pi’s, I’ve been collecting bits of hardware here and there for a small scale home automation project using some X10 gear. 244 more words

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LIFX Bulbs: Light Up Your Life

Brace yourself, you are about to get REALLY hyped up… over lightbulbs. LIFX (a kick-starter gone right) is a multi-colored LED smart bulb that you control with your smartphone, we control everything else this way why not the power of light!   93 more words