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Getting Motion Going on a Raspberry Pi 2B 1.1

Plan was go use the Pi’s own built in camera connector and add a USB camera for a second view. I also added a USB…

Success in limited ways

So, the plan is to run Home Assistant. If you’ve not gathered that already. Why? I dunno. Because it interests me. Things I’d like to…
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And slowly we move onwards

So after the last post, it’s not exactly been a hive of progress making activity. And I have to admit, today I’m feeling pretty negative*,…
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OrangePi One Home Assistant

This is my list of things I threw at the wall trying to make it work – and could obviously be rationalized into only the…
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Deliberate productivity and the curse of overwhelm

So, intermittently I’m overwhelmed by the magnitude and number of jobs ahead of us. We still need to: And that’s before we get to: “oh…
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Future perfect

There are so many points in my life where there’ve been these big deciding things. Forks in the road. Places where things could have gone…
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Accidental Productivity, and Psion failures

Today I was unintentionally more productive than I intended to be. I’d not intended to be productive, well, maybe a little productive, but it got…

Another upgrade, and another fix, and endless errands

Yesterday was a solid day of progress on things. In fact, in general, there’s been a lot of progress on things. We’ve been working on…
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Upgrade and Fix

So today was a bit of a mission. I’d iiiintended to be back by lunchtime from a quick errand – namely, getting my glasses, grabbing…
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Horror Show: Resurrection

So, having replaced all the capacitors, today was the day for reassembly. In a hilarious misjudgement I thought I’d do it before lunch, and then…