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Building an automated monitoring tool to track how many people are at the office by using Unifi network gear and Azure Logic Apps

This time it’s something a little bit different. Back in 2015 I ordered a bunch of ultrasonic sensors, with hopes that I’d be able to automate the detection of when people arrived at the office. We had limited seats, so… Read More »Building an automated monitoring tool to track how many people are at the office by using Unifi network gear and Azure Logic Apps

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Creating a custom Microsoft Edge (Chromium) extension using Azure Logic Apps and the Bing Image Search API for content

It’s summer in Finland now – a pleasant +15 C! Hopefully, it will be warmer in July. We put up a trekking tent on the balcony, and the kids are now sleeping there. So last night, they went to bed… Read More »Creating a custom Microsoft Edge (Chromium) extension using Azure Logic Apps and the Bing Image Search API for content

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Building a custom app using Universal Windows Platform and Microsoft Azure to monitor hardware temperature

And here we are again – back to temperature monitoring! I wrote extensively about this three months ago in Building a Raspberry Pi-based temperature monitoring solution. I have a small cabinet in my home office, under my table that houses… Read More »Building a custom app using Universal Windows Platform and Microsoft Azure to monitor hardware temperature

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Insights: Protecting the home network with Cloudflare’s new (and free) 1.1.1.1 for Families, that now has malware blocking

I’ve been using Cloudflare’s free and fantastic 1.1.1.1 DNS service since it’s inception in 2018. The idea is that you configure your home network to query their DNS (at 1.1.1.1), and they promise a no-hassle, free and fast DNS query… Read More »Insights: Protecting the home network with Cloudflare’s new (and free) 1.1.1.1 for Families, that now has malware blocking