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Tracking planes from you...

Tracking planes from your laptop (ADS-B)

Posted on 2019-03-16


My local hackspace recently acquired SDR dongle for us to use, and since I’ve been wanting to have a play around with Software Defined Radios I spent an evening learning how to use it. Here is my quick rundown of...

sdr hackspace projects

Migrating Pelican To Jekyll

Migrating Pelican To Jekyll

Posted on 2018-10-06


Pelican and Jekyll both use markdown formatting for their posts, but their post metadata (front matter in Jekyll parlance) formatting is slightly different. I have over 150 posts to migrate, so started looking for a few ways to make this...

blog pelican jekyll markdown projects

Getting Back Into Python

Getting Back Into Python

Posted on 2018-06-09


I had a realisation this week that I should spend more time outside of work doing things to improve myself. I’m on track with my diet (mostly), I’m trying to cut back on sugars and (especially) sweeteners, so why not...

python coding projects

Time Tracking With Tasker

Time Tracking With Tasker

Posted on 2018-02-12


I listen to the podcast Cortex when I’m driving, and they got me interesting in looking up time tracking and how maybe this would benefit me. I already use Rescuetime with Exist as a measure of sleep, productivity, social media posts,...

android android-auto productivity tasker timetracking lifelogging projects

Removing Duplicate Scrob...

Removing Duplicate Scrobbles On Last Fm

Posted on 2017-08-15


So, my account/spotify went mental last week and logged a single song 1000 times in a row. Since is currently in the throes of dying and removing every last useful feature from their site, I was wondering how...

lastfm spotify projects

Raspberry Pi Spotify Juk...

Raspberry Pi Spotify Jukebox

Posted on 2016-07-24


Goal: To create a simple to use office based music jukebox that everyone can use and no-one can take overall control of. It needs to be clear, simple, and intuitive. It should be reliable, and not require manual intervention. Materials...

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Crunchbang Linux

Crunchbang Linux

Posted on 2011-10-23


I’ve made space on my PC this week for Linux, in particular Crunchbang. I still dual boot into Windows for games, and currently for Skype as it doesn’t seem to like my microphone very much. Other than that, everything set...

crunchbang dropbox pogoplug software switching projects