Remember how to live without the internet

The internet is great. It enhances our lives and allows us to do things we could only have dreamed mere decades ago. However I worry our society’s mad rush to embrace the marketability of tech leads to us endangering ourselves. Our critical infrastructure is accessible online. We rely upon power to protect our food, keep Read more about Remember how to live without the internet[…]

Can the user interface affect creativity and mindset?

So I recently got bored with my phone desktop and changed it – this time from a minimal, side slide tray, to a Windows 8/10 metro tiles look. This affects how the overflow apps (I have and use a LOT of apps) are stored and displayed, as the tiled layout only allows for so many Read more about Can the user interface affect creativity and mindset?[…]

OpenHab – awesome design, reasonable UI, great idea

We’re planning to build a new house. My wife has dived into most areas of the build, however I’ve been handed control over it’s (assumed) automation setup. While everything will be budget affected, I believe I should be able to create a reasonably sophisticated home automation setup – and by my current testing, I’m inclined Read more about OpenHab – awesome design, reasonable UI, great idea[…]