There hasn’t been much new here on my blog the last few years, but now I have a subject that deserves some blogging. In addition to my everyday Toyota Corolla, I own a Fiat 850 D from 1974.
A few months back I got a Japanese saw from my parents for birthday. This is a cool woodworking tool, and nothing like a regular saw.
A few weeks ago my weather station had a breakdown. It was a few years, and I decided to buy a new one. The weather station was a WH1080. It is not the best one on the market, but it is cheap and sold under many brands so spare parts are easy to get.
Today I am starting a new project: A camera in a birdbox.
We have a birdbox at the cabin the two years we have owned the cabin. I have dreamt of a camera in the box a while. There are several ready made cameras out there, but they all are based on composite video with a cable. I wanted a wireless solution which could be read from a computer.
I all things that can be logged and automated. For a while I have been monitoring the inside and outside temperature at home, at work and at the cottage.
A few weeks ago, I showed a colleague of mine my temperature graphs. She is no stranger of logging, and showed me a bunch of graphs from her weather station. It was pretty obvious what would happen: I just had to get a weather station. With a bunch of sensors, there would be endless possibilities of logging 🙂 As I live in an apartment in Oslo, it is placed at hour cottage. We have mobile broadband there, so I can still get live data. Actually, the weather station is attached to the mobile broadband antenna we already had.
Yesterday I got a note from the post office that told me that a package could be picked up. I could see that the package was from China, but that was all. I buy all kinds of stuff from China that costs a few bucks, so this could be anything. When these packages arrive three weeks later, I have often forgotten about it. So what could this be? This was kind of like Christmas 🙂
As a hobby photographer using Linux, I have been quite frustrated with the color profiles of my screens. More than once, I have adjusted the colors of an image manually, only to be surprised when I get a print back and the image is way too red. Last week a ColorHug arrived at my post office, the solution to all my color frustrations.
Finally I got the labeling right on my work laptop
I dag kjøpte jeg enda et spill fra Steam: The Secret of Monkey Island, dvs. ikke den gamle, men den oppussede utgaven.