Twitter links for Week beginning March 8th
Why automated learning is hard for a smart home. The perils of over-fitting, under-fitting and how the general unpredictable nature of life makes it hard to build a system that learns your behavior.
In a home automation system we often want to convert a measurement into a probability. The ATAN curve is one of my favorite curves for this as it's easy to map overything onto a 0.0-1.0 range.
Several years ago we did a major remodel. I did all of the finish electrical myself and supervised all of the rough-in electrical. I also put in all of the electrical system and water in our barn. I have opinions ...
I'm testing a T-Mobile Home Internet device as a backup to XFinity and a way to offload half our monthly traffic to avoid the XFinity 1.2TB cap
My notes on the iBeacon meetup in Seattle held in January 2015
A rant about RAID
Running conduit can be expensive but maybe you don't need one to every room
Some of the more witty comments on Twitter about the Balloon Boy hoax
Expanding URLs would help users decide whether or not to click a link
Isn't it time we stopped knowing which drive our file is on?
Uninstalling Windows Media Player - the end of an era
A novel UI for menus that combines a breadcrumb and a menu in one visual metaphor
Some benchmark performance for Amazon vs a dedicated server
You cannot tack too often when sailing or you get nowhere. Agile is a bit like that.
When your anti-virus software starts stealing your personal data, it's time to remove it!
Why disk speed is the most critical aspect for most modern PCs and servers