Tue: Jul 17, 2018

» OWSOO 801 1080p WiFi IP Camera. I have a couple cameras outside (which aren't meant to be outdoor cameras) but as long as they stay under the eaves of the house they do ok. Someday though they will stop working so I keep tabs on alternatives like this...     #


» Salt and Vinegar Roasted Almonds. Definitely making these.     #


» Wifi Passwords from Airports. If I was still traveling regularly I'd be allll over this...     #


» Notes on the setup of a fresh GNU Radio. I'd seen a demo video of using GNU Radio and an SDR dongle to capture the 433Mhz signal from a regular weather station and thought I might give it a go (just waiting on my dongle to show up...) Will be using these notes for sure.     #


» RasPad - RasberryPi tablet. Really decent price for a tablet and you get a real Unix environment. I'm pretty tempted to grab one of these...     #


» signal-weechat, using the Signal messenger via IRC.     #


Sun: Jul 15, 2018

» Raspberry Pi, Send Me a Letter. I hadn't heard about SSMTP before, I like that it can connect as a real user.     #


» Colorado Front Range. For those not in the know, the "front range" is the first set of mountains as Colorado rises out of the plains (also where the biggest cities are...) This is a neat photo that shows the major mountain ranges from South to North.     #


» Getting Work Done in Zim. This is pretty fantastic, I've been wanting to start using a personal Wiki at work for a while, this is just what I needed to get started...     #


» Share Your ownCloud Calendar with Your Friends. Interesting idea, pulling it as an .ics file and then just share via a normal web server.     #


» A Dive Into The Lending Club Data. Interesting visualization, wonder how it's held up since it was published.     #


» How To Install and Use Logwatch Log Analyzer and Reporter on a VPS     #


» Making Sure All The Photos in Your Lightroom Catalog Have Your Copyright Info Embedded. Finally got around to doing this, looks like most of them were from old phones that didn't have any copyright (or any IPTC info) embedded during the capture...     #


» Create a Browser-Based Photobooth with JavaScript, PHP and Twilio. Twilio so that the photos actually get sent to your phone via MMS, which is an interesting twist on the ol' photo booth.     #


» Giant Photostrips. Clever and not a bad price (currently 2 for $20).     #


» An Intro to Plasma Pattern Cutting. Huh, I didn't realize I can drag the tip of mine straight on the metal, good to know.     #


Tue: Jul 10, 2018

» Empty industrial barrels bought on Craigslist present deadly dangers. Yikes, I've bought a couple off Craigslist...     #


» Linear Track Makes Plasma Cuts Neat And Simple. More complicated than my typical "clamp some angle iron on the piece and cut" but I bet it makes more precise cuts...     #


» Why Do I Procrastinate? The website will walk you through a series of questions so you can understand why you are putting something off. Neat idea.     #


» Ikea Tradfri Hacking. I like the idea of it but I decided it was just cheaper and easier to get a couple of Z-Wave light bulbs straight from Monoprice and do the control out of Home Assistant running on my Rasberry Pi...     #


» Fauxmo - Emulated Belkin WeMo devices that work with the Amazon Echo. Basically make your ESP or Arduino micro-controller projects look like a WeMo device that an Echo can control.     #


» GCSF - a FUSE file system based on Google Drive. Lets you just mount your Google Drive into your machine and use it like you'd use any other drive.     #


» Android Auto on Raspberry Pi: OpenAuto. Oh, neat.     #


Mon: Jul 09, 2018

» Using KDE Connect to Sync your Android Device with Your Linux Computer. I've started using this on my laptop and it's fantastic, had no idea such a thing existed.     #


Sun: Jul 08, 2018

» Create a touchscreen control and data system. Automate your house...     #


» No Wheels: Meet the Camper That Rides on Your Hitch. Interesting, but $4500??     #


» Barrier is a "software KVM", lets you share multiple systems on a single keyboard and mouse. I've been using Synergy for a while (actually donated to the project) but I really don't like the direction they are taking the 2.0 version (requiring internet access for a LAN-only tool is insane to me). Barrier is a fork of the old 1.x Synergy code and it works well except I noticed on my laptop (the client) the screen never goes to sleep. I'll dig for a fix but that just seems odd...     #


» PiSwitch: Build your own Nintendo Switch-style console. Neat!     #


» Born Sexy Yesterday, solid exploration of the topic, it's kind of amazing how many places you see this trope.     #


Tue: Jul 03, 2018

» Kurviger - a motorcycle route mapping tool to make "exciting rides" (finds you roads with more twists and turns than average...)     #


Sat: Jun 23, 2018

» How do you display code snippets in MS Word preserving format and syntax highlighting? The inserting of "OpenDocument Text" is fantastic, it preserved the output of the tree command on one of my servers.     #


Fri: Jun 22, 2018

» Reverse Shell from an OpenVPN Configuration File. Wow, I had no idea that was possible.     #


Thu: Jun 21, 2018

» Breathe Slowly. If you need a visual indicator for mindful breathing this is perfect.     #


» Marp - Markdown Presentation Writer. Write slides (think "PowerPoint") in Markdown and use for a presentation. I love the idea of using just text to write these things...     #


» RINNIG Pinball Simulator. Awesome, I want one.     #


» Making DIY LED Fixtures. Costco has some shop light LED fixtures that regularly go on sale, I'll probably just pick up one or two of those to fill in the dim spots. I do like the idea though.     #


Wed: Jun 20, 2018

» HART: Homeland Security’s Massive New Database Will Include Face Recognition, DNA, and Peoples’ “Non-Obvious Relationships”. I wish we had some right to privacy in this country.     #


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