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Category Archives: Computing

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Migrating from Lightroom to On1 Photo Raw

Operation: Workflow Simplification – On1 Photo Migration For a long time now, I have been using Adobe Lightroom for managing my photo collections and libraries, while using On1 Photo to perform the bulk of my […]

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Using WeeWX for Home Automation

Now that Wunderground has decided to remove free API access for PWS owners, we needed a local replacement using WeeWX for home automation systems.

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WeeWX Weather Station Post Install Configurations

Previously I posted about migrating my Davis Vantage Pro2 Weather Station running WeatherCat software on a MacMini to WeeWX software on a Raspberry Pi. This continues the configuration and customization of the solution

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The Hubitat Journey Continues – WebCoRE

The continuing saga of Local Processing – WebCoRE  In my post yesterday I described the initial migration steps from SmartThings’ (ST) cloud based home automation to Hubitat’s local processing solution. I am extremely impressed with the […]

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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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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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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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