TI SensorTag

1/28/2014 – 6:25 pm

I ordered a TI SensorTag last year, and like some many things lately its been on my future list. Well the future was today, i finally took it out of the box and set it up. It took all of five minutes including download the iphone app. I’m not sure what i’ll do with it yet but its pretty handy having a humidity sensor and thermometer connected to my phone. Should be interesting checking the various wiring closets i visit that don’t have monitors already installed.

Pi Plate

1/28/2014 – 6:25 pm

Just in case your missing the theme so far, i have several things that are sitting in boxes waiting to be used. Another item i have is a Pi Plate, a shield or break out board that makes it easy to do some stuff with the Raspberry Pi. It took less than 15 minutes to solder this baby together, and it was nice to break out the soldering iron its been too long since i’ve had the chance to do this. I’m looking forward to testing this out soon.

Pi Box

3/14/2013 – 10:15 am

Almost every computer needs some sort of case, so last year i alos ordered a Pi Box from Adafruit. Just like the Raspberry Pi its been sitting in a box waiting to be opened. Thanks to the smart design of this thing it was a breeze to put together. I think i spent more time taking off the protective coverings than anything else. I really like this case.

Raspberry Pi

1/7/2013 – 8:02 pm

When the Raspberry Pi came out last year, i bought one. I had no a idea what i was going to do with it but i like tiny computers and i like linux so surely i needed one. Well its been setting in the box just waiting for me to open it. So now i finally have some time to play with it. I’m planning on getting it setup this week and see what all the fun is about.

The Operations Report Card

9/19/2012 – 9:50 pm

I remember seeing or reading this somewhere but now they have a site up. Lots of good information.

“The Ops Report Card is a list of 32 fundamental “best practices” or “capabilities” that high performance sysadmin teams do. Use it as a checklist to examine where your team needs improvement.”
http://www.opsreportcard.com/