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 […]

thoughts on the upcoming robot revolution

Do you hear that buzzing noise at the edge of the horizon? It’s the sound of the machines plotting to steal our jobs (and even jobs from immigrants). Oh, that sounds silly does it? Well, think again. And again. And AGAIN. Joking aside, it’s really a question of when, not if. Large companies have been […]

maximize/minimize gets added to refined-github

If you use Github on a regular basis, you may have noticed how really large pull requests can quickly get out of hand. For this specific reason, I created a little (unpublished) Chrome plugin a while ago to add the ability to maximize/minimize diff blocks in the Github pull request file change page (see below). […]

domango

I felt like making a domain search tool for myself, so I did. I figured someone might get some use out of it as well. Also, I really like the domain — domango.io (pronounced doe-mango). It might seem slow at first, but it’s looking up a lot of information on each domain. Update: I have […]

os x: set file self destruct based on tag

If there’s one thing I dislike, it’s clutter. Once in a while, I like to do a purge of my downloaded files and things on my Desktop. What I kept finding, however, is that I was unsure about whether I needed certain files after even just a few weeks. This would lead to me putting […]