Covering different technologies needed to make things, analyze data and push away from big tech.

Monitoring Utility Meters

Introduction There are quite a few options for monitoring your whole house water or power usage, but i’m not thrilled about adding a bunch of extra hardware to my breaker panel. I’ve known for a while …


Setting up InfluxDB on Docker

Introduction Docker is a great lightweight container system for running applications on your home server. I run it on my Synology DS918+, which stores all our backups and runs most of the services for …


Building a Stereo Console

Introduction We bought a record player and started collecting vinyl during the pandemic. We weren’t able to find a well suited piece of furniture, so i set about making a console out of some …