Grafana/InfluxDB monitoring Power Draw (from a CyberPower UPS)
So as of recently, I've become acutely aware of the absurd amount of power I've been drawing. (mostly my desktop, which is a good 150 watts when idling... thank you nvidia. Thankfully I got the one last thing I was keeping that booted up for moved off onto my NUC,
Chromebook! (But without ChromeOS)
I got a chromebook this week, and thought I'd post some notes about it. I'll go over some high points about the hardware, and then provide some more wiki-like information about getting fedora to boot and run well on it. Feel free to leave comments about your experience with Linux
The robots are taking over. They'll most likely kill us in the morning...
Almost two months ago now, I wrote about my Relaybox. I wrote then that I started writing about my light controls, and then decided to write on that. This is the post on the light controls. Apologies up front for not adding the code for this, but it's on a
I got fed up with the appearance of my Church's sermon archive (which was just an FTP site - not very pretty or user friendly...), so I hacked together wrote up a more elegant frontend. It's a single file webpage, which just reads the directory structures and files off the
The beginning of the end...
Last Thursday night was my last Intervarsity Large group as an undergraduate (and most likely as a student altogether - i.e. not planning on Grad School). It still doesn't feel quite real yet, and it's going to be weird when the spring semester starts and everyone else goes back
Cloudflare, IPv6, and more
Cloudflare I've started running most of my websites through Cloudflare. Mostly becuase of Universal SSL which let's me HTTPS all the things. IPv6 I discovered yesterday that we get IPv6 at home. (Thanks, Comcast. I hate you 0.3% less now.) As a result, I'm trying to bring all my
Lights, v2.0 (Coming soon!)
I discovered Bottle for Python, and it inspired me to work on my lights some more... I never really was happy witht the web interface before. It felt slow, it looked pretty bland, and while it worked, I wasn't happy. Bottle should (hopefully) be changing that. But, before I got
"Beat that, they'd release a nerd"
So I was bored procrastinating on actual homework, and was thinking about markov chains. I decided that I wanted to see what all my facebook posts produced when feed into a markov chain. First, I downloaded the data. Wooo, 300mb of messages + a few thousand statusses. I wrote a little