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Scripting the colorful LEDs in my office

Finally, Wireshark to the rescue, I got my LimitlessLED home office RGB LEDs scripted. In plain English: I can now send commands from a computer to my lights via WiFi and their base station, and they will turn on or off or red or blue or bright-white or "party" or whatever. While I previously could…

The 2nd Raspberry Pi in the House Now Controls a Closet Fan

When I remodeled my home office last year, I put a (bathroom) fan into the ceiling of the server closet. This would allow the heat from the servers leave the house via the attic, without heating my office up too much in the summer. It gets quite a bit a sun and heat even without…

My EspressoBIN board is up

Marvell and Globalscale Technologies developed a new single-board computer called the EspressoBIN (website). Unlike any other cheap SBC I am aware of, it has: 3 ethernet ports a SATA port In other words, it's perfect to act as a home router with an attached hard drive that runs apps. Now, where have we heard that…