How might my temperature-driven attic fan look in a Web-of-Things world?

Context When I remodeled my home office, I moved the servers into a closet to get them out of the way. That closet can get quite warm, particularly in the summer. To get the heat out and the servers running, I cut a hole into the ceiling of the closet, and added bathroom ceiling fan…

Self-hosting my slides

I should have done that a long time ago, but finally here we are: Slides and links to recordings are now at This includes my most recent talk about "How I automate my pool with a Raspberry Pi and some open-source software" from the Seattle GNU/Linux user conference (SeaGL) this past weekend.