Make it, Break it, Fix it

confessions of a backyard inventor



DIY Home Automation: Coopener – Source code and IoT functionality

IoT functionality completed. Coopener is now centrally controlled and accessible by web.

DIY: Home theatre and network installation

Home theatre and computer network installation.

DIY Home Automation: Coopener – Hardware and OS installation

Raspberry Pi to Arduino communication using Python and serial comms.

DIY Home Automation: Coopener – Testing and retrofitting

Building a framework for Home Automation devices, starting with the worlds first IoT chicken coop.

DIY: Smart Home / Home Automation

The Smart Home project has begun...

DIY: Thermistor and PWM speed controller

Build your own temperature sensor and fan speed controller.

DIY: Haptic compass band, revisited

Ever wanted to have a 6th sense?

DIY: Hacking a Riverbed Steelhead CX755

Install *nix on your Riverbed x55

Chicken Enclosure

A coop and enclosure for the newest addition to our family.

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