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Category Archives: Computing


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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WannaCry in my beer

WannaCry or the Cyber-Event that should never have happened Ok, the WannaCry tears are drying and InfoSec and IT professionals around the world are catching up on sleep lost over the weekend. A fair number of them […]

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Thoughts on Alexa and SmartThings Smart Home Integration

What’s in a Name? Ok, while I may have a Smart Home, my brain is getting fuzzy so I am writing this wall of text more for my own head than anything else. If things […]

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The more things stay the same …

The more they change … In the previous post I vented a bit about how Microsoft was starting to seriously eat Apple’s lunch … I have used the same shared hosting service for over ten […]

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Confessions of an Apple “Fanboy”

I’m probably going to “Think Different” … Ok it should come as no surprise to anyone that knows me, whom I’ve helped with their personal (or sometimes business) computer issues, or asked me for a […]

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