In my HomeKit™ household, one missing piece was turning on/off AV receiver, as the receiver only had an infrared remote control (no network connection). Since there was already a Raspberry Pi connected nearby (used for AirPlay® playback), a solution presented itself. Using some additional hardware I had available, there is even a way to control the receiver with Siri® shortcuts.
On home HomeKit setup, some
homebridge plugins (Nest, WeMo) needed updating. And flaky webcam performance needed addressing. It was also time to update the
node.js install. Got it all completed.
My Kubernetes 1.10 home cluster went down after some system updates and I couldn’t bring it back. It looked like incompatible
kubelet versions and kubernetes tools updating underneath it from
1.11 was at least part of the problem alongside a
docker upgrade. So I brought it back up quickly again using
kubeadm, as described below.
Python3.7 final has been released near end of June 2018. Here are the instructions on how to build from source on a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian
Pages, Numbers, and Keynote gots updates today with LaTeX and MathML support, and it reminded me that I wanted to add to my blog here. I always wanted to do this ever since I saw what was I think Dr. Drang’s MathJax post. Enter MathJax!