Home Automation: WiFi enabled AC controls

7 Sep 2017 Technology

I got tired looking for the remote control of my very old AC units at home. I cannot modernize the apartment, so I thought maybe I can upgrade my lifestyle by “hacking” my air conditioning system. There are tons of tutorials for this on the web, basically you just reverse engineer the infrared remote control […]

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Audio VU Meters & Raspberry Pi

22 Aug 2017 Technology

I started building a small from scrap parts such as some old HDDs and a Raspberry Pi. Assembling the parts and installing the software was rather simple, but putting it into a nice enclosure that also shows what the headless device is doing was a bit more complicated. I always fancied analog displays on old […]

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What is going on in Hong Kong?

28 Sep 2014 Hong Kong Hong Kong Island

Protests are happening in Hong Kong, more than 70 students got arrested by the police and about 25 protestants and police officers got injured. This happened within two days. When I was at a local university on Wednesday, I could see booths and public announcements by students, who called for action to boycott classes and occupy […]

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In Hong Kong – 鬼佬喺香港

25 May 2014 Hong Kong Kowloon

After spending two days in Berlin I took my flight to Hong Kong via Moscow travelling for more than 18 hours and I finally arrived on 22nd of May in the Special Administrative Region. I was tired to death. It is hot. Always around 30° Celsius – day and night. I like it, finally I don’t […]

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Year 2013

31 Dec 2013 News

It is difficult to summarize a whole year in one sentence. So I won’t do that. But it is a year which is marked with transitions in my life, but still leaves my status as a student unchanged. Many things happened that I summarized for you: Visited 6 countries (Japan, Korea, Germany, Poland, The Netherlands, […]

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