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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