Projects

A 7-post collection

Clear a room with IFTTT + NEST

In a previous post I was writing on how integrations can make incredible things happen when the devices we use are open and use great integration points. The post described how I use Nest and Rachio to help protect my neighbors if my house were to ever catch on fire. »

Rachio + nest protect = Love thy neighbor

The National fire protection association estimates the average number of house fires in the U.S. from 1977-2013 to be roughly 1/2 million! While the numbers are dropping they are still pretty high. courtesy of NFPA Things used in this project Nest Protect smoke & carbon monoxide alarm, Wired »

raspberry-beacons

The intent of this is to provide a quick, simple, fun and inexpensive alerting beacon that can be connected to any type of service and be used as a visual notification that "something" is happening. The more concrete use for this is when you have a need for a visual »

ill-tempered-sea-bass

The intent of this project is to use the Pager Duty API to create a test alert and then follow up on the alert with a check to see if any team member has acknowledged the alert with in a given time frame so that teams can verify that the »