Early Morning Project: RasPi Zero Roomba
July 20, 2016
I can't sleep. Instead of sleeping, I'm hacking robots. Last year during my winter holiday I wired up a Raspberry Pi to my Roomba, to drive it around and such.
Programming an nRF52 on a Mac
June 1, 2016
Several months ago, I went to promotional conference for a microcontroller on a whim. I'd heard about it the night before, and after some investigation
Weekend Project: Wireless outlet control
January 31, 2016
I mentioned briefly in my post about controlling LEDs with my Amazon Echo that I have some wireless outlet switches that I wanted to control. At the time I
Weekend Project: Amazon Echo LED Control
January 3, 2016
As I mentioned last week, I got an Amazon Echo for Christmas. The first time I heard about it I thought "Meh, I already have a phone that does that". Then I
HTTPS; Get yours today!
December 28, 2015
You've seen it before, that little lock next to the URL on a website. Typically, we associate it with banking, or online shopping, or something else that
“It’s a Wonderful Life”
December 27, 2015
I love this movie. Hykel... less so. I mostly like the first half, everything up to uncle Billy losing the money. In my most recent viewing, I skipped
December 26, 2015
Did you know the day after Christmas is boxing day? You probably did. I think most people know, but the celebration thereof is often limited to countries
Alexa, write a post on my blog
December 25, 2015
Today is Christmas, It was a wonderful day of exchanging gifts with my wife, playing with new toys, enjoying each other's company, and basically laying
Christmas Eve Party!
December 25, 2015
I am in my mid-thirties. In spite of this, Christmas brings out the 6-year-old in me, and I very often will wake up early on Christmas morning. We figured
Adventures in Baking… erm, Frying?
December 23, 2015
I enjoy baking a lot. I have ever since I was a kid. In a lot of ways, I think baking is just another form of being a Maker: Creating something on your own,