http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/experts-warn-about-security-flaws-in-airline-boarding-passes/2012/10/23/ed408c80-1d3c-11e2-b647-bb1668e64058_story.html The last time we flew home, I got the “random selection” to be extra screened which was very annoying. It started when I went through the security theatre, the agent pointed out that I had a “DDD” printed on my boarding card, which means that I was subjected to additional security checks. This required… Continue Reading Airport Security hole
My local radio station has a web stream, that you can play from their website (www.radiokoeln.de). Their site, in addition to having annoying ads that delay the start of the music, only runs on Adobe Flashplayer. I wanted to be able to play it on my Raspberry Pi from XBMC, which is running an arm… Continue Reading Breaking into your local radio station
As a part of my home automation, I want to collect data on our Power, Gas and water usage. I already covered the power usage in a previous post, so this will describe my setup to monitor our water usage. Fortunately, our gas meter (Pipersberg G4 RF1 c) and water meter (Sensus 620) both have… Continue Reading ESP8266 + Gas / Water monitoring
A few years ago I had my first sticky toffee pudding. A rich, moist cake drowned in a sea of toffee liquid goodness. How can that be anything but awesome for a sugar junky? This past week, I have been craving this toffee goodness, and decided to Google for a recipe to try. Of course… Continue Reading Baking delights
Ok, so this is my official start to writing in a â€œpublicâ€ setting. I enjoy writing a great deal but have never really attempted to put any of my thoughts out there for others to read, other than maybe for a few family members. Iâ€™m very good at procrastinating and writing can be a long… Continue Reading Post, the first
Mis-addressed emails is a common occurrence, particularly with one of my first accounts. On any given day I receive two or three emails intended for someone else. Most commonly, I receive welcome emails from mailing lists. But once in a while I get something more interesting. This one, at first glance, seemed like all the… Continue Reading Why you should always know your email address
here are pictures from our garden
Our wedding was a success! Thanks to all the family and friends who were in attendance or sent their wishes. You will notice a new theme to our website. We will be posting updates from our move to Germany here, please check back soon!
Jessica has officially been accepted into the OEP Biology Masterâ€™s Program in Bonn, Germany!
After almost 6 years of dating, we are now officially engaged.Â The proposal happened in Wascana park on April 25, 2009, around 8pm