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adafruit

Building the Raspberry Pest

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Many years ago, I purchased an Annoy-a-Tron from ThinkGeek.com. This little gadget could be surreptitiously mounted somewhere in the office, chirping randoml...

Raspberry Pi Zero Load Average Monitor

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In a previous post, I reviewed the status display I built for a Raspberry Pi server running in my workshop. Recently, I had a similar need for a Raspberry Pi...

apple

Apple iOS12 Podcasts app and External Controls

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I’ve been a huge fan of podcasts ever since I discovered them back when I had my first HP iPod Shuffle (who knew?). Sadly, the default Podcasts app on iOS ha...

The Mac Pro is dead, long live the Mac Mini?

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I try to avoid writing opinion pieces, but with the rumours this week that Apple is reportedly updating the Mac Mini this fall, I needed to get my thoughts o...

aws

Hosting Media or Files on Amazon S3

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As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, I’m a big fan of Jekyll for creating static websites. The one obvious shortcoming of Jekyll is the entire site must be r...

development

Twitter Developer Platform process changes

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If you are any kind of Web developer, you have likely heard all about the changes Twitter has made to their Developer Platform. Primarily, the changes impact...

Simple script to monitor for website changes

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As I may have mentioned in previous posts, I run several small websites, both professionally and for personal interests. The majority are simple static websi...

Raspberry Pi Zero Load Average Monitor

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In a previous post, I reviewed the status display I built for a Raspberry Pi server running in my workshop. Recently, I had a similar need for a Raspberry Pi...

Setting up a Raspberry Pi Development Server

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As I mentioned in previous posts, I run a Raspberry Pi application server in my office. The primary role of this system is to run regularly scheduled chores ...

exchange

github

gitlab

jekyll

macos

Open New Terminal at Folder in macOS

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Previously when I was a Windows user (back in the dark times), I used the Command Prompt Here tool from the Windows 95 PowerToys collection offered by Micros...

Hiding Applications from Spotlight in macOS

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I have been using OS X (now macOS) for years, yet this simple trick somehow alluded me. Regularly, I would use the standard command + space combination to op...

microblog

microsoft

What Happened to Windows Update?

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Recently, my wife mentioned she was seeing some warning on her computer that it was almost out of disk space. I thought this odd as her system has a 500GB SS...

opinion

The SPCA 10 Commandments

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In the spirit of the holiday season, I’m reposting this previous message, which is more of a personal nature. During this season, many people think about giv...

The Mac Pro is dead, long live the Mac Mini?

Updated:

I try to avoid writing opinion pieces, but with the rumours this week that Apple is reportedly updating the Mac Mini this fall, I needed to get my thoughts o...

What Happened to Windows Update?

Updated:

Recently, my wife mentioned she was seeing some warning on her computer that it was almost out of disk space. I thought this odd as her system has a 500GB SS...

podcasts

Apple iOS12 Podcasts app and External Controls

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I’ve been a huge fan of podcasts ever since I discovered them back when I had my first HP iPod Shuffle (who knew?). Sadly, the default Podcasts app on iOS ha...

powershell

privacy

IPC Annual Report Education Resources

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Earlier in the summer, the Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) of Ontario released their 2018 Annual Report. One of the more interesting stories in th...

python

Build a Twitter Message of the Day (MOTD) Bot

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I was first introduced to the concept of the message of the day (MOTD) while working as a SunOS system administrator back in my university days. At our schoo...

raspberrypi

Create Twitterbot API Access Tokens using Twurl

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If you do a quick Google search for “twitterbot”, you’ll find countless articles outlining the steps to setup a Twitterbot account and create the necessary T...

Build a Twitter Message of the Day (MOTD) Bot

Updated:

I was first introduced to the concept of the message of the day (MOTD) while working as a SunOS system administrator back in my university days. At our schoo...

Simple script to monitor for website changes

Updated:

As I may have mentioned in previous posts, I run several small websites, both professionally and for personal interests. The majority are simple static websi...

Building the Raspberry Pest

Updated:

Many years ago, I purchased an Annoy-a-Tron from ThinkGeek.com. This little gadget could be surreptitiously mounted somewhere in the office, chirping randoml...

Raspberry Pi Zero Load Average Monitor

Updated:

In a previous post, I reviewed the status display I built for a Raspberry Pi server running in my workshop. Recently, I had a similar need for a Raspberry Pi...

Setting up a Raspberry Pi Development Server

Updated:

As I mentioned in previous posts, I run a Raspberry Pi application server in my office. The primary role of this system is to run regularly scheduled chores ...

twitter

Create Twitterbot API Access Tokens using Twurl

Updated:

If you do a quick Google search for “twitterbot”, you’ll find countless articles outlining the steps to setup a Twitterbot account and create the necessary T...

Twitter Developer Platform process changes

Updated:

If you are any kind of Web developer, you have likely heard all about the changes Twitter has made to their Developer Platform. Primarily, the changes impact...

Build a Twitter Message of the Day (MOTD) Bot

Updated:

I was first introduced to the concept of the message of the day (MOTD) while working as a SunOS system administrator back in my university days. At our schoo...

windows

What Happened to Windows Update?

Updated:

Recently, my wife mentioned she was seeing some warning on her computer that it was almost out of disk space. I thought this odd as her system has a 500GB SS...