i am replacing evernote with vim + markdown

Back at the beginning of March, I was discussing Vim with a couple of friends and realized I’d stopped pushing myself with it. I read around and apparently this is a known thing — people dabble in Vim, but get to a certain level and just sort of stop learning but still internally consider themselves […]

a few great shows

Note: the following post discusses Hannibal, Rick & Morty and The Path. I don’t┬ábelieve there are any real spoilers in here, but just a fair warning. So I just finished breezing through three really decent (in my opinion) shows I can’t believe I didn’t see previously: Hannibal, Rick & Morty, and The Path. Mainly, I […]

raspberry pi door bell project: part 3

The good news: I have everything wired up outside and it works (mostly) well, even in rain! The bad news: Pi stopped detecting the doorbell button press, it’s been raining and I haven’t cleaned up the wiring yet. Luckily, today looks pretty clear so I feel pretty good about going outside to do some re-wiring […]

raspberry pi door bell project: part 2

Success! As of last night, I officially got the doorbell detector working. I can’t tell you what a great feeling that is. Ah, to see your weird ideas come to life. If you haven’t read part 1 of the series on this project, I suggest you do that just to see where I’m coming from […]

raspberry pi door bell project: part 1

So, we recently fixed our front gate that had been getting steadily worse since we moved in. Better late than never, I always say. Installing the gate made it clear of two things: one, that the doorbell buttons in front of our door (which still don’t work) were made even more useless by a locking […]