Pi Everything

I'm investigating the feasibility of migrating a multitude of virtual web hosted domains and associated mail server funtionality from EC2 instances ... and moving everything in-house on one or more Raspberry Pi servers with external USB hard drives. Being on the end of a residential DSL (though a good one -…

Written on a Monday

Hyper Car!

We are living in the golden age of hyper performance cars: multiple hundred thousand dollar automobiles capable of launching from 0-60 in sub seconds and having top speeds in excess of sanity. There is a positive correlation between the increased technological elitism of personal transportation and the increase of income…

Written on a Sunday

FarmBot

This morning, I discovered a a whitepaper for an interesting new project: FarmBot. The goal is an open-source hardware/software system that will enable the efficient management of crops, both small-scale, and large-scale. Rather than using traditional one management/one field approach, FarmBot is an "automated precision farming machine" which…

Written on a Thursday

Not so hopped

For many years now, the trend in "micro brews" has been to hop the hell out of everything. I started homebrewing earlier this year and at first thought that my efforts were off because they didn't taste much like the microbrew offerings at the local/well-stocked groceries. After four batches…

Written on a Sunday

Starting Something

Looking to replace my homebrew blogging software. Ghost seems nice and modern and somewhat performant. Let's see how the Raspberry Pi manages with it. …

Written on a Monday