Reviving a Pebble Time

Surprisingly useful even four years after the demise of Pebble

Pebble Time watch Way back in May of 2015, I received my Pebble Time. The Pebble Time was a smartwatch with a color e-paper screen and the most successful Kickstarter campaign of all time. Unfortunately for my Pebble Time, I received an Apple Watch as a gift a few days later. After six years with an Apple Watch, I decided to revisit the Pebble Time.

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Using Homebridge to turn down my soundbar

How I stopped waking up my daughter when I turned on my Sonos

Homebridge Logo I have a Sonos Playbar connected to my TV. The living room TV is right under my daughter’s bedroom. If I forget to turn down the volume, the Playbar can be loud enough to wake her up when I turn on the TV. Using Homebridge and some iOS Home app automations, I was able to prevent this.

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Mobile Verification Toolkit

Testing Amnesty International's forensic tools

MVT logo
After the incredible investigation by the journalists associated with the Pegasus project, I got super interested in the Mobile Verification Toolkit (MVT) released by the Amnesty International Security Lab. I’m definitely not deluded enough to think I’m important enough to be targeted, but I did want to try the tool.

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AI Powered Note Taking


Notebook We’ve all been there

Running a meeting and taking notes the traditional way is tough. You’re sharing a demo with your computer, taking notes in a paper notebook, asking people to repeat themselves to write it all down. Maybe you’re sharing your screen and furiously flipping between your browser tabs to show the web app and take notes in a Google Doc.

There has to be a better way!

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