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 speed of Hubitat Elevation's (HE) automations, and the depth of integrations they already provide, and continue to develop. Another benefit is the depth of the…

Migrating from SmartThings to Hubitat

All Politics (and Automation) is Local As I have written about previously, I've been working on a smart home / automation solution in my house for about 12-18 months now. My initial buildout was heavily based on the Samsung SmartThings ecosystem, which at the time was probably the best available for the investment (time and money). There are certainly professional…

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 multiple copies on and off site using both free and subscription services. When approaching a backup solution or plan, first you really need to think…