Smart Home Tech
SmartThings and other Z-Wave and Zigbee smart-home tech.
They pack a lot into a small package, but run through batteries fast.
Make your house light up wherever you go (just like Blade Runner!) without expensive, clumsy smart-home tech.
Not smart home tech, but supporting data about residential water meters. Net finding: They work great!
Home Energy Topics
I've monitored all my house's circuit breakers with Efergy sensors since January 2016. Efergy is simultaneously great and problematic.
Wouldn't it be great to wave a magic wand and not need batteries? You can do it pretty easily with any old USB adapter plus a few diodes that cost less than a dollar.
Floureon, Ensupra, P3 Eletronics... which is best?
A few tips on the Georgia Power Electricity company
They're part of SouthernCompany.com; concepts may apply to anyone outside Georgia who is covered by them.
For those served by the Atlanta Gas & Light area.
PC Games Chronicle
My hella PC Games Chronicle page
Consumer Product Reviews and Data
A selection of my product reviews and observations. They typically have far more technical details than others', or point out the non-obvious. I often post reviews elsewhere, but put my better ones here because they often get buried on other sites. And I can update them at will here.
A simple way to measure how clogged your frig filter may be, and whether it needs replacement.
Spirituality and Musings
It is coming, no stopping it. I estimate it will be here in the 2050s.
I oc'd a Haswell from 3.4 to 4.4 Ghz, a 30% speed increase. I also wrote a sensible guide to overclocking on Overlock.net.
I've mostly done small edits on Wikipedia, but a few are notable.
The Power Of Dilution
A little note on trying to clean anything at all, where rinsing is involved. Rinsing your caulking rag as an example.
Notes to myself about how to work certain MediaWiki things. If it helps someone else, how groovy is that.
Contact me to ask a question or contribute. I'm happy to add your insights to my wiki pages.
Note: As for most MediaWiki sites, you can use the View History tab up top to see when any page was last edited, and what the edits were.