Just a quick video tonight. I got a bank of 8 relays off Amazon for $11 with Prime and wanted to test them. I used one of the relays between the neutral of the tree’s lights and the house mains and the Pi to toggle it on and off. No pictures of the setup here. […]
I’m starting to get a nice network at home now. Recently I’ve bought a MacBook Air after a long vacation from Apple products due to a lemon MacBook Pro, so now in addition to my HTPC/media server I’ve added a Mac server using that MacBook Pro. It runs my time machine backups and some other […]
A couple of posts ago I showed off how I made the lights in my room turn on and off with a sonic screwdriver universal remote. Since then I’ve been building on the same project. So far I’ve cobbled together something that might be similar to a very early day Jarvis (Tony Stark’s personal AI […]
I’ve cut the cable using a custom built media server. Using XBMC and some pretty powerful hardware, I am able to have the best TV viewing experience possible. With 16 hard drive bays and a Core i5 at the heart of the machine it is one of the coolest machines I’ve ever built.