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Michael Sage

IT, Digital & Culture

It’s a lab in a box

Something I’ve wanted for a while is a mobile lab. Something in a flight case. Mainly because it would be cool, but also it would

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Migrations & Pi KVM

Over the last month I have migrated my home server from a Gen 8 HP Microserver to a Lenovo P500 workstation. There are many reasons

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November 2020 Update

November 2020 – Update The new echo has arrived it’s another decent iteration on the echo line up and has replaced the main echo in

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Unifi Network

Unfi Network My unifi setup as of November 2020. Access points and network are all on unifi hardware. The gateway / firewall is a OPNSense

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Smart Home Hardware

Smart Home Hardware Infrastructure Alexa Amazon Alexa, is a virtual assistant, first used in the Amazon Echo and the Amazon Echo Dot smart speakers. She

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October 2020 Update

October 2020 Update I have added home assistant to the mix, after years of watching from afar, the IFTTT subscription and eWeLink subscription finally pushed

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June 2020 Update

June 2020 Update The year is now 2020 and things have changed in the smart home. After a lot of soul searching I decided it

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