Don't underestimate the... Doorbell

A while ago I needed a doorbell, so I hacked one together using a Raspberry Pi I had laying around. It was a temporary fix while I got around to building an Arduino based replacement. A month or so ago the SD card croaked, so it was time.

I have …

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Automating your home with 'themachine'

There will be more posts to come, but for some time I have been playing around with home automation. One of the things I really wanted to do was utilise some form of machine learning to make decisions about when I wanted the Shed's Airconditioning or the wall fan turned …

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