In the run up to the end of the year, and the rest of my annual leave allowance, I find myself with quite a bit of time off! This year hasn’t exactly given much opportunity to ‘get away from it all’… [Read More]
Week Log 1
Thoughts and things I've learned this week.
I was inspired to do this weekly round-up of thougths and learning by a former colleague, Matt Ballantine, who’s been doing his “weeknotes” for quite some time now. Over 500 entries! As someone who wants to write, but struggles to commit to it, I figured that focing myself to form... [Read More]
Getting Started with Home Assistant
Everything they don't tell you when you start out, and more!
Years ago, I saw a video on YouTube - the emergency party button. In those three minutes I knew I wanted to get into home automation. The challenge back then was that it was technically complicated, expensive, and I didn’t have the time or my own place. It went onto... [Read More]
Tips For Running Really Awesome Microsoft Teams Live Events
What you need to know to make your Microsoft Teams Live Event stand out from the rest!
Over the last few months I’ve started to stream playing games on Mixer. I’ve picked up a lot of knowledge along the way which has been hugely useful when putting together Teams Live Events, which I did this week with my colleague, and fellow streamer, Eliott. There are many parallels,... [Read More]
An updated overview of equipmient I'm using in 2020
Now that many more people are having to work from home due to the coronavirus outbreak, I thought it would be useful to do a fresh post looking at the kit I use at home to stay productive. With most of my meetings having been converted to video calls, I... [Read More]