Just a couple of resources I’ve found regarding home automation and the cheap electronics coming out of China and the technologies bringing it all together. Primarily I’m looking at OpenHAB, ESP8266 devices (such as ITEAD’s “sonoff” device), and MQTT.
“Finding a common language amongst smart appliances is thew next great platform war.”
I have long come to realise that Australia is a nanny state of rules and regulations. There’s a rule for just about everything, and I’m starting to realise this is beginning to hamper us when in reality these sort of things should be making our lives better. Safer. After having spent a lot of time […]
Seems like the Dutch sorted this out some time ago.
The originality of your design, depends on the obscurity of your source Unknown I don’t know where I originally found this, I had just come back to edit it and add a citation after updating my theme. In doing a search for this quote I only found references to it from my site. I can […]
Daylight Saving Time I have always thought there would have to be a programatic way of determining when daylight saving started and finished. I know that it’s an arbitrary date and it’s subject to change, but I knew there would be a way to somehow look it up. I’ve been looking for this before and […]
I’ve never had a tooth out before. In fact, it’s been over 25 years since I’ve even been to the dentist! Not because my teeth are great or anything. Truth be told, they’re quite in need of some work. But after a couple of weeks of intense facial pain that has caused endless sleepless nights, […]
upload_max_filesize exceeded in php.ini I can never find this setting. Everytime I create a wordpress development server I end up having trouble finding it. There use to be a setting in WordPress itself, and if that is there, you’ll have to update that. I use Apache and PHP on a linux server which I usually […]
This is probably going to have a few additions to it, but let’s just start with making the site admin area force https://. To do that, open wp-config.php and this towards the end of the file: define(‘FORCE_SSL_ADMIN’, true); No need restart anything, just save and reload your admin page