August 12, 2022

Fixing Google Home and its Confusion with TV and Chromecast device when asking "Turn on the TV"

Lesson Learned, Google makes the "TV" a Chromecast when introduced to a room. Meaning you can't override "Turn on the TV".

August 7, 2022

Home Assistant - Turning On My Sonos When An Orioles Baseball Game is Starting

Learn more in-depth coding and automation with Home Assistant. Take data from the MLB API and use the game start time to turn on a Sonos at first pitch.

Classic Movies Worth Your Time
July 25, 2022

Topkapi (1964)

July 16, 2022

Connect to Google Cloud SQL with Cloud SQL Auth proxy and UNIX Sockets

Google Cloud SQL provides multiple ways for a developer to connect to a database externally for development or testing purposes.

Classic Movies Worth Your Time
July 14, 2022

The Killing (1956)

Classic Movies Worth Your Time
July 11, 2022

How To Redirect to HTTPS for WordPress with NGINX and SSL Certified by Bitnami and Automattic

How to redirect HTTP (unsecured) traffic to HTTPS when using NGINX.

July 8, 2022

How To Make ANY Speakers AirPlay Speakers for Cheap (under $15)

How to take a First Generation AirPort Express (that is $10-$15 on eBay) and make any speaker AirPlay enabled.

July 7, 2022

Configuring Plex for Audiobooks and Improving the iOS Listening experience

Plex is a fantastic product for media storage and playback. But for Audiobooks, it's a different story.

July 4, 2022

Symfony / Doctrine Cheat Sheet

Common Symfony and Doctrine commands for quick reference when writing PHP.