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As I often find myself busy jumping from one project to the next, I don't really find time to update my webpage. I really liked editing html by hand, and writing clean, nice-looking code, yet as time passes priorities shift. And I really don't have the time to do that now.
As I liked Jeff's and Chris's blogs, I decided to use one myself.
It's called Aether, and so far I'm pretty happy with it. It is easy to install (took me about 15 minutes), and especially easy to use. I like the fact that all you need is a browser to edit pages, and add new ones.
For those not familiar with blogs, it's kinda like a wiki, where you can change content online.. you should try it

Right now a lot of my attention (besides the EMC Project) goes to Photography, so you find the most stuff in there.

22 January 2010, 20:16 UTC in projectsradio

Work of art / just another appliance
For a while I looked online for a radio to put in the kitchen. Nothing fancy, just a wireless connected streaming radio. I found quite a few, but neither was just about right for me (either you couldn't edit your own station URL's, or it was too expensive, or just a crazy colour...

So while googling around I stumbled across MightyOhm's report, and I decided to build my own..


9 March 2020, 20:27 UTC in projectsOpenVPN and certificate ramblings
Just some infos for me to remember what to do when certificates expire.


21 January 2020, 13:48 UTC in projectsWindows 10 1803 / 1903 and NT style domains..

Since 1903 Windows 10 doesn't really offer a GUI way of adding a workstation to an NT Style domain. As I've been using Samba for a while, and still haven't upgraded to an AD (Active Directory) DC (domain controller) I was put in front of the task of adding 2 new workstations to the old NT style domain. In win10 (1903) I only found one way to do so (not documented in Samba's wiki):

Use PowerShell as an Administrator, and type the following code:

Add-Computer -ComputerName Server01 -LocalCredential Server01\Admin01 -DomainName Domain02 -Credential Domain02\Admin02 -Restart –Force

In order for this to work you need to:


30 December 2017, 21:07 UTC in projectsTasmota Fireplace on a witty cloud
Just a writeup of one of my latest projects.. emulating a fireplace with WS2812 LEDs


13 December 2017, 9:35 UTCSenior Alfons de Brabanel
De mult, de mult povestea spune ... A song from a long time ago.


2 December 2017, 19:30 UTC in projectsSonoff Touch specifics
8 November 2017, 10:54 UTC in projectsFHEM + Sonoff + MQTT/mosquitto + Amazon echo/Alexa
21 April 2017, 5:22 UTC in projectsWindows Live Mail 2012
19 July 2015, 22:06 UTC in photographyAirshow 2015
28 January 2015, 11:10 UTC in projectsolder robot
17 January 2014, 8:20 UTC in projectsRunning EMC1 on windows
27 October 2013, 21:11 UTC in projectsThermal leaking?
17 October 2013, 20:12 UTC in projectsbbb_parport
26 May 2013, 19:54 UTC in photographyWeekend train ride
3 May 2013, 12:57 UTC in photography1 mai

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