Fri: Sep 15, 2023

» The Corruption of Lindsay Graham. This is so rage inducing it's hard to watch (or listen to).     #

» ffmpeg links I've recently found


» Xcel Energy Home Energy Audit. My biggest concern is heat loss in the winter, I'm planning on scheduling a blower test at some point. Also picked up my own IR camera so I can walk around and look for hot spots when the temp drops a bit.     #

Thu: Sep 14, 2023

» Entware Installation and Usage, it's a package repository for Tomato based routers, there's a whole bunch of things in there to make your home network better. Unfortunately I recently moved to an OPNSense firewall so my wifi router is just an access point anymore...

I also really like this FreshTomato Router Dashboard for Grafana.     #

» Serviceberry shrubs. Just found out about them, maybe next year!     #

» OPNSense DHCP Lease Widget, works great, shows you all the DHCP leases on your network (including for static assignments). Nice to be able to grab the MAC for a new ESP32 device I just spun up.     #

» 433 MHz is not dead! Using an ESP32 board with LoRa module to talk to 433 MHz sensors. Based on this and a youtube video from Andreas Spies I got one of these LoRa boards and set it up, it's kinda bonkers how much stuff it's captured in the last few days. From refrigerator temperature sensors, so some TPM (Tire Pressure Management) sensors (5 of them, so I guess one in the spare tire?)     #

Wed: Sep 13, 2023

» How to Identify and Remove Tree of Heaven. Be sure you actually have it, there's a few other things that look similar...     #

Sun: Sep 10, 2023

» OMOTE Universal Remote. Ohh, I'd buy one in a heartbeat if they put that on Kickstarter or something. I'm babying my Logitech universal remote since they no longer make them anymore (and I have an IR blaster on an ESP8266 I setup for basic things like turning systems on and off, all to keep the wear off the universal remote).     #

» EasyFlickrBackup, this works well for pure image backups even in 2023 (I tried a bunch of backup tools out recently, this was one of the few that still worked).     #

» rclone backend for Google Photos. Well that's handy, sometimes I just want the diff or a directory, or only get the things other people uploaded, but using the web UI is... not great. This will let me just rclone sync and let it happen automatically.     #

» mTLS: When certificate authentication is done wrong. I'm doing mutual TLS for some customers at work, it's a simple idea that can have complicated implementations, and not everyone groks how it should work in the first place.     #

» Photogrammetry on Commercial Flights. That's pretty neat, I have a whole bunch of photos taken out the window of various flights when I used to have a job with travel...     #

Sat: Sep 09, 2023

» River Runner - where water flows. Click a spot on the map and it'll figure out the path that drop would take to get to the ocean     #

» SinusBot - Shared music on Teamspeak or Discord     #

Sun: Aug 20, 2023

» Lander 1 Scale CAD File Download. This is by far my favorite knife to carry and I love they've just released the scale files so anyone can print their own.     #

» How to Communicate When Trust Is Low (Without Digging Yourself Into A Deeper Hole). Solid advice.     #

» Pictures of Earth from the ISS     #

» Getting to a (nearly) $0 Xcel Bill. Solid info, well-written. The home energy audit is definitely something I need to look into.     #

Fri: Aug 18, 2023

» S'moreZilla Maker's Camp Dinosaur. Mine is sitting in the garage waiting for a day I won't die of heat stroke being out there...     #

» Bark - Text to Speech generator, I really like you can include music and non-speech things like gasping. Wonder if it can do tones like sarcasm...     #

» A Nifty Tool For Counting Neopixels. Smart.     #

» DIA parking lots crime reports. That's pretty interesting though I don't care about "theft of services" since that sounds like someone who just left without paying and doesn't have any bearing on if someone is going to mess with my car there or not.     #

» Power Delete Suite for removing your comments from Reddit. They say it uses the API and with the recent Reddit bs about charging $42k/month for access I wonder if it still works.     #

» What’s Inside a Japanese Convenience Store?. Same with South Korea, and I love them for it.     #

Sun: Aug 13, 2023

» LED Filament Lamp. Really pretty, I dig it.     #

» Dirt Bag Dogtor. I like this, a climber who's using their vet degree to help out by doing consultations via text messages. For some immediate type things I can see this being super helpful to know the priority of getting your dog into an actual clinic...     #

» Why Men Get So Few Matches on Dating Apps. Interesting look at the data.     #

» The Dumbest Russian Voyage Nobody Talks About. That made me laugh...     #

Sat: Aug 12, 2023

» Replacing worn shock-cord in REI Half Dome 2 Plus. Fantastic reddit thread, using this I was able to get mine replaced in about 30 minutes.     #

Sun: Jul 23, 2023

» Scar Tissues Make Relationships Wear Out, that's an elegant way of putting it.     #

» Common birds you see at bird feeders. This is really neat, I've specified my area and have indeed seen most of those birds (but not all, still going to pay attention for a few new ones).     #

» Knurled Flush Screw Lid Container - Customizable. I like the design ok but what blows me away is there's a Customize button in Thingiverse that lets you just scale in multiple dimensions and get a very custom STL file that you can print. That's pretty amazing.     #

» Survivor Library, as they put it: It's not a library about survival, it's a library for survivors.     #

» Dog Camera | ESP32CAM with PIR sensor and FTP, an indoor wildlife camera... I have some of those ESP32CAM devices, one in the garage just to keep an eye on things and I am impressed with the quality of the image for it being a $10 device with a very tiny sensor.     #

» Tube Archivist. I have a process to grab the videos I'm interested in (and I nearly always delete after I watch, I very rarely re-watch any) but if I didn't have my process I'd absolutely add this to my NAS.     #

» The Great Pyramid of Giza 3d model. I love how it's split in half so you can see the interior rooms and passages.     #

» Bag N Telle Tutorials, sew your own bags, pretty decent tutorials.     #

» Turn a Raspberry Pi Zero into a full Raspberry Pi with Ethernet. That is neat, and reasonably priced at $15 from Waveshare.     #

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