GitHub CLI

I’ve never really used this very much, I mean I have it installed on my work laptop since I do work for GitHub. So I thought it’d give it a try. This post isn’t anything in depth, in fact mostly a reminder for me in the future or maybe it’ll be helpful to someone that… Continue reading GitHub CLI

ESP8266 – Changing Wifi Hostname

My recent fascination with the Wemos D1 Mini (ESP8266) devices has been very enlightening. These devices are very capable and there is so much reusable code out there for them that programming them is made very easy. One thing that I’ve recently been trying to figure out is how to change the default hostname when they… Continue reading ESP8266 – Changing Wifi Hostname

Sour Milk?!

We’ve had some issues at the office with milk going sour, usually over weekends.  This long weekend was extra bad as Tuesday morning we had to bin 7 x 4pint bottles of milk that had all turned to nasty smelling cheese over the course of the 3 day weekend. It was suggested that we put… Continue reading Sour Milk?!

RPI + RaspiCam = Time Lapse Photos

While chatting with a friend today about my new Venus Flytrap plant they asked to see it catch a fly .. well that’s kind hard to capture as it’s a lot of chance (unless you shove a fly into one of the traps).  So I got to thinking, I can use my Raspberry Pi and… Continue reading RPI + RaspiCam = Time Lapse Photos

Where is my PI?

Unless you use static IP’s or a DHCP reserved IP for your PI (or really, any Linux based computer) how do you know where it lives on your network?  This might not be an immediate issue for you on your home network, but what if you take your PI with you to another network for… Continue reading Where is my PI?