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Plausible.io Analytics for GDPR

In the last post, I went over some of the changes to this site to help improve both speed and privacy, in this post we’ll go through how Plausible.io Analytics was integrated into this blog. Self-...

Blog Upgrades: New Analytics and Features

It’s been a bit since I last posted, so here’s an update on What I’ve been working on lately. The first has been mostly working and family time now that the FRC 2023 season is over. This season cam...

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Setup RobotPy: A Step-by-Step Guide

1. Install Python For Windows install from either the Microsoft Store or from Python Site directly MacOS should already have Python installed For Linux, you can install using your package m...

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Easy RobotPy Setup with Miniconda

Intro In this post, we’ll look at setting up a development environment for RobotPy using Miniconda. You should follow the directions below and have a basic working RobotPy dev setup with minimal e...

FRC Week 0 & Homelab Updates: A Quick Overview

Intro Here’s a short update on the projects I’m currently working on after a long weekend. This week has been a busy one for me, so I’ll keep this brief. FRC Week 0 in the books The first wee...

From NanoPi to Linode: Home Filtering Fixes

Operational Glitches In a previous post, I talked about setting up a home filter for internet/DNS traffic, at the time it was on a NanoPi Neo2. Since then I’ve encountered a few issues, mostly wit...

Build a Home Filter with NanoPi Neo2 & AdGuard

The basics Scoping the project This project started with a text from my dad about slow internet and wondering if there was anything we could do. Thinking about my setup I pondered what I could sh...

2023 Homelab Projects Amid Robotics Coaching

With the First Robotics build season in full swing and the team is working hard to get a robot that’s competition ready! As one of the coaches, I’ll be just as busy but might chip away at these pro...

Building a Proxmox Cluster for Home Lab

In my last post, I listed the equipment I used to set up my home lab. In this post, I’ll give you a quick rundown of how I went about setting that up. A few things you’ll need IP Addresses to ...

Proxmox Cluster Hardware: Lenovo & Raspberry Pi

Here’s a short breakdown of the hardware that’s currently running my home lab, most of it was picked based on cost and availability. In later posts, I’ll go into how it was set up and what it’s run...