Author Archives: zinger
Parts list:1) Functional Devices RIB2401D DPDT relay2) Weatherproof 1-gang deep junction box3) 12V linear actuator, 8? extension, IP65 rated w/ mounting brackets (you may want a different size for your particular door/setup4) Wemo wifi plug Basically the secret is in … Continue reading
With the recent rise in COVID-19 activities, I decided it was time to resurrect my page sniffer.
Continuing my documentation on building this Pi cluster. If you want to read the full thing, start at Part 1 – hardware.
I’m going to document this out as my personal reference, and also for anybody else who starts thinking about doing something like this. This page was helpful in figuring out what I was doing. Last week, I decided that I … Continue reading
One of the things that the Tysons Apple store flagged on my laptop during diagnostics for the LCD replacement was the battery. I hadn’t really noticed it before, but sure enough – when I checked it was showing 75% functionality, … Continue reading
Back in October, my laptop screen started acting funny after a business trip. It didn’t take any major hits or anything that I’m aware of – but it was showing every other line as black. Then it started having every … Continue reading
Well, my 15″ Retina Macbook Pro is hitting it’s fourth year with me, and it’s now starting to show it’s age. I’m really not that impressed with either the specs, look, or price of the newly announced Macbook so I’ve … Continue reading
I’m spending a month in Kaua’i, and thanks to some extremely generous friends, lodging is covered – while cashing in some of the last decade of air miles covers the flight.
They used this to wrap up Childhood’s End, and it was a nice choice.