I cannot wait until Thanksgiving to put up my outdoor Christmas lights. I don’t care if it breaks tradition. Raspberry Pi controlled automated Christmas lights are going up this week. Winter freaking wonderland! How to Automate your Christmas Lights with Open-Zwave: I created a basic Z-wave zoned system so I can set and forget the […]

I learned in early September that I would be stepping out of my coding cave and heading for Serbia for ten days.  Finally I had a chance to prove to Ali that all the random home automation projects that I have been working on for the last year could actually be used and give the […]

Quick Guide to Connecting your Raspberry Pi to Arduino via USB Cable There are several ways you can have serial transmission between your Raspberry Pi and your Arduino board – this is one of the laziest.  Quick background – I have a buggy I want to control from the Pi using the Arduino board for […]