Three good things

I had a good Christmas and wanted to share! First off, a Kickstarter that delivered on time, a really good Raspberry Pi case, the Argon ONE: Here’s the back, showing the magnetic GPIO cover and rearranged port layout. Simple, clean and elegant. You can get one via their Kickstarter page. It adds a shutdown/reboot circuit, […]

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Power and energy consumption

I built a system that uses a ‘Raven’ Zigbee USB radio and Raspberry Pi to monitor our SDG&E electric meter, and layered Flask and D3.js on top to display usage. Sometimes it looks quite cool: The baseline for the house is 225 to 250W, and the plateaus are the (high efficiency energy star) refrigerator. You can […]

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