Hue Bridge PoE

I was running out of outlets in the UPS in my 6RU rack, and found myself wondering if it were possible to convert a Hue Bridge to be powered over ethernet rather than the big white wall-wort. Turns out, Amazon made this really simple. First, buy this PoE converter, and switch it to 5V. Next,… Read more about Hue Bridge PoE

Install Homebridge UI on Raspberry Pi (3 or 4 preferred)

This is for a fresh install of Homebridge UI with auto-start on reboot or error. If you are trying to convert an existing install, this step-by-step will not work for you, and you’ll need to modify it to suit your needs. Edit your Homebridge config to enable standalone mode:sudo nano /var/homebridge/config.json…and paste this into it.… Read more about Install Homebridge UI on Raspberry Pi (3 or 4 preferred)

Install Homebridge on Raspberry Pi (3 or 4 preferred)

This is for a fresh install of Homebridge with auto-start on reboot or error. If you are trying to convert an existing install, this step-by-step will not work for you, and you’ll need to modify it to suit your needs. Create the Default Settings file:sudo nano /etc/default/homebridge…and paste this into it. Create the executable service:sudo nano… Read more about Install Homebridge on Raspberry Pi (3 or 4 preferred)

Heidenberg

Today I released (on GitHub) a simple version of a simple WordPress plugin to cryptographically sign your posts. It works by splitting your post content up into words and stenographically inserting zero-width characters between them. Together, those characters combine into a hidden pattern that is unique to your website and that post. If someone copies… Read more about Heidenberg

Wordpress

In case (ha!) you hadn’t heard, spelling WordPress correctly (with a capital P) is a big deal in WordPress land. You see, there are a lot of folks in the world claiming to be “WordPress Experts” without knowing how to correctly spell WordPress. I mean… if they get this wrong, what else will they get… Read more about Wordpress