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Install Home Assistant - Home Assistant

Getting started: How to install Home Assistant.

The Very Best Smart Home Gadgets

Anytime I see the belkin wemo plugs show up on recommendation lists like this, it sort of makes me question the rest of the list. I've tried several incarnations of these plugs over the years and every one of them is usually painful to get setup and constantly disconnects from WiFi, requiring a reset. And I have good, high-end networking and wifi coverage in my house. Just makes me wonder how much testing was done or how much money is being pushed toward them

Meet the M1, the First Apple-Designed Chip for Macs

I decided to go ahead and order one of the new MacBook Air's with M1 to give it a shot as my home laptop. For what I do on my home computer I'm sure it will be more than enough and I'll be interested to see if being able to run iOS apps on it will be of any use and how it performs in general

How to Maximize Your Bounty of Crispy Turkey Skin

One of the great things about eating birds is getting to consume their (hopefully) crispy, (ideally) well-seasoned skin. But some people, like my mother, don’t appreciate this gift. (This ended up working out well for me as a youth, as I could steal all the skin from the Costco rotisserie chicken with impunity.) But my fellow skin fans (who I almost referred to as “skinheads” just now) know what’s good, and these are the people whose enjoyment I want to maximize.

redir(1): redirect tcp connections - Linux man page

Redir redirects tcp connections coming in to a local port to a specified address/port combination.

HTTP Status Codes

HTTP status codes and how to use them in RESTful API or Web Services.

How to Write a Git Commit Message

Wish more folks followed these conventions.

Parametrek Flashlights

Find a flashlight that fits your needs.

Decoding DIG Output

Learn more about the output of the dig command to better understand what's going on with DNS.