The Joys Of 120 Year Old Victorian Homes

So yesterday was probably the coldest day in Western New York this year. It got down to about -10 here. Fortunately I now keep a close watch on the usual suspects when it comes to frozen water pipes in this house, but I did not see this coming. In the SW corner of the fireplace … Read moreThe Joys Of 120 Year Old Victorian Homes

Too long since my last post!

I started this site with the intent of posting something every day, or close to it. Obviously that hasn’t happened. Life’s been pretty busy the last couple of months. Holidays, home renovations, birthdays, office move… I’m hoping to be posting again regularly. So anyway… Here’s a pic of the new office space.

Mail Server Accomplished

It’s been kind of a screwed up few days, but I finally got my mail server (postfix/dovecot/mysql) working. Actually, it WAS working, but then stopped working when I tried to implement postfixadmin. After hours of researching cryptic error messages, I finally ended up uninstalling everything mail related including config files and starting over. This finally … Read moreMail Server Accomplished

Arduino Infrared Remote Control For NEC Plasmasync Monitor

A few years ago I acquired an NEC 50XP10 50″ plasma monitor. It’s certainly now considered “old technology” but it has a DVI input, built in 8 watt stereo amp, and a really nice picture. There’s just something about these vintage plasma monitors that makes everything look like it’s being shown on a movie theater … Read moreArduino Infrared Remote Control For NEC Plasmasync Monitor