This time a short story inspired by my 20 year reunion catch-up (about 9 people turned up) in year 10 – the year 2000 I was about 16 years old. In one of our class rooms had a door with a glass pain about shoulder height. if you opened the door all the way it […]
Author Archives: matathome
ICQ, Winnuke32.exe Dove Disconnections, and a school suspension
(8 min read) I’ll kick these stories off with a classic, one of my favourite stories from back in the day. Cast your mind back to 1999. I’m talking everyone on dial-up internet, Windows 95 and the dominate instant chat application ICQ. And then there is me, an acne covered braces wearing 15 year old […]
AM43 Motorised blind controllers
Bit of a summer project, i brought some cheap Motorised Blind controllers. and a couple of ESP32s with the idea to automate my living room\kitchen blinds through both Google home assistant and home assistant. I’ve upgraded the solar panels that came stock with the AM43 blinds as they just weren’t charging up the batteries enough […]
Self confessed docker-holic, i’ve re-created my wordpress site on to an UnRaid docker containers. the Raspberry pi setup couldn’t handle a ubiquity cloud key and word press and MySQL.