If you live in California and worry about your home’s carbon footprint, chances are that getting rid of all your gas appliances has the biggest impact. Then, maybe worry about rooftop solar if you want to save money.
I’ve been trying to draw up some plans for building a lamp for my nightstand for quite a while, but couldn’t quite come up with something that looks reasonably sleep while still being able to actually build it with the tools at my disposal.
Finally I came up with a design that seemed workable. Some things went well on this project, but others did not go as hoped…
We have recently switched to an ISP that rolled out gigabit fiber in our neighborhood. While I really like their service and the fact that they have no bandwidth cap, having no visibility in what is going on on the connection makes me uneasy, particularly since a roll-call in our household yielded a total of thirty things that have an IP address. And some of these things I don’t really trust… Continue reading Home Network Challenge, Part1