Setup a VPN using Zerotier and a Raspberry Pi (How-To)

Setup a VPN using Zerotier and a Raspberry Pi
This post aims to document a project that I setup and use every day. It is primarily to help me in the future when I want to set it up again! I hope you find it useful for your own...

Level 8 - Switch Online & Tactical Fantasies (Gaming)

Level 8 - Switch Online & Tactical Fantasies
This week the outline for this post was built by my InfluxDB powered twitter bot and automatically saved into Notion! Handy. Final Fantasy Tactics A2 (DS) 5h45m this week, 11h32m total Determined to tackle my backlog during the lockdown, I...

Level 7 - April 2020 Gaming (Gaming)

Level 7 - April 2020 Gaming
The world is in a weird place right now. We’re mostly confined to our homes, and spend pretty much all of our time at home. Well, that’s perfect for some backlog bashing! Here is the rundown of games I played...

InfluxDB to Exist.io - Logging Gaming Time (Projects)

InfluxDB to Exist.io - Logging Gaming Time
Getting as much data into Exist as I can is important to me. So far this year I’ve built integrations for… Gaming Time Pages Read (via iOS Shortcuts) Money Spent (using the Monzo API) This post details how I am...

Python 3 SimpleHTTPServer (How-To)

Python 3 SimpleHTTPServer
In Python3, use python3 -m http.server to get the same thing as SimpleHTTPServer in Python 2.x.

Logging pages read to Exist.io via Shortcuts (Projects)

Logging pages read to Exist.io via Shortcuts
I was messing around with the Exist.IO API over the weekend to see what I could build. I noticed that there was a ‘Pages read’ attribute that I could post to. Perfect! I then wondered how easily I could build...

Level 6 - A little Switch... (Gaming)

Level 6 - A little Switch...
The second half of 2019 was filled with far too much work! I didn’t really get a lot of time to play my games, but here are my top 3 games per month according to Switch Parental Control app… July...

Level 5 - What I've been Playing in 2019 (Gaming)

Level 5 - What I've been Playing in 2019
I really need to try and complete this post a bit more often! Top Three Games Every Month So far in 2019 (by time played) I won’t say how long I played each for, since the Parental control app doesn’t...

Essential road-warrior travel technology for geeks (Reviews)

Essential road-warrior travel technology for geeks
I have spent a lot of time travelling for work during the first half of 2019, and am starting to perfect the perfect grab bag of technology to make my work and leisure time out of the office more useful,...