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Weather Station Migration to weeWX on Raspberry Pi

Weather Station Migration: Mac to Raspberry Pi I have been running a Davis Vantage Pro 2 weather station in my backyard for just under four years now. The area I live in has so many […]

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Saying goodbye to our best friend

Goodbye my friend … Just over eleven years ago, my wife and I rescued a fuzzy black and white bundle of joy. Roxy, our border collie / lab mix became our best friend, terrorizer of woodpeckers, herder […]

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Australia, New Zealand & New Photo Gear

Business travel may not be glamorous, but has its perks. I returned home from this weekend from a business trip that took me to Auckland and Christchurch New Zealand as well as Sydney Australia. While […]

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Home Automation with SmartThings and ActionTiles

Do press the shiny red (ActionTiles) button! Moving further down the road of my smart home automation insanity, I’ve started looking for a panel to control things around the home. The paradigm I was looking […]

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Home Automation Solution Mapping

Home Automation, or has my house become self-aware? SkyNet Be Damned! I’ve been playing around with Home Automation and SmartHome IoT technology for a couple of months and went searching for a way to map […]

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Summer Travel: Australia and New Zealand

Fixin’ to get ready It’s looking like I’ll be doing some (work) summer travel this month, heading down to Australia and New Zealand. This is a long, whirlwind trip, a couple days in Auckland and […]

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Image Optimization – ShortPixel for WordPress

ShortPixel – (Image) Size Does Matter The majority of this website is related to my photography obsession hobby. I’ve always walked a fine line on image optimization – trying to get the smallest images with […]

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Photography backup and archiving – plan for disaster

Protecting your work with a successful photography backup plan I’ve been asked how I protect my artwork, images and related information with a dedicated photography backup plan. I take a belt and suspenders approach with […]

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WannaCry as a security belweather?

WannaCrypt: A test for an organization’s security posture? A week after the news about the WannaCry (WannaCrypt) ransomware attacks, the security companies FUD and the general misunderstanding of the root cause of this supposed nightmare – […]

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