Tag: automation

On automating blinds

Our new place has a great NE aspect and is covered in floor to ceiling windows, so it’s a natural for me to want to automate all the vertical blinds to maximise light/temperature. But I wasn’t sure where to start. Some Googling shows that when people talk about automating blinds they invariably talk about horizontal…
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2021-05-23 0

VMs and Microsoft

So I’ve found something to host my home automation and VPN server. It’s a NUC style mini PC from Kogan, and believe it or not (very unusual for me) – it’s running Windows (10 Pro). I’ve typically steered clear of Windows to date, however while I’ll still pick a headless Linux server if given a…
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2020-11-07 0