An unstructured digest of stuff that I've found on the information superhighway.

Home Assistant

Home Assistant is an open-source home automation platform running on Python 3. Track and control all devices at home and automate control. Perfect to run on a Raspberry Pi.

I’d like to give this a whirl.

How to migrate from Jekyll to WordPress

A fair amount of time was spent researching the best, quickest (and easiest!) way to do this but, unsurprisingly, most searches turned up the opposite: migrating from WordPress to Jekyll – anyway – here’s now it’s done

Well, here’s how I did it!

Tuna Tartare from Breddos

82 Goswell Rd, London EC1V 7DB

Nintendo Labo

Nintendo Labo is a new line of interactive build-and-play experiences that combine DIY creations with the magic of Nintendo Switch

Action Bronson’s From Paris with Love

These are really well done.

Part 1: Action Bronson Drinks France’s Top Natural Wine

Part 2: Action Bronson Eats & Drinks France’s Best Food & Wine

Part 3: Action Bronson Drinks Through Rural France


I can’t read this article from Wired Japan but I do like the animated illustrations.


fman is a dual-pane file manager for Mac, Windows and Linux.

Apple’s Report a Problem

You can use reportaproblem.apple.com to view your purchases, receipts, and contact Apple Support with any problems with your past purchases.

I discovered this today and happy to report does what it says on the tin.

The Endless Summer

The Secret History of The Endless Summer, the Most Influential Surf Movie Ever

Before The Endless Summer, independent surf films featured shots of Hawaii, maybe Malibu, with very little action on dry land. Brown’s flick was a crossover hit, with Hynson and August spending about half their screentime out of the water. They discovered breathtaking waves, but they also interacted with local kids in Ghana and got chased by wild animals in South Africa. They were on an epic journey.

Underscores, Optimization & Arms Races

A dozen years ago, the web started to reshape itself around major companies like Google. We can understand the genesis of today’s algorithmic arms race against the tech titans just by looking at a single character.