Wednesday 10 July 2024

Pi-Hole; network ad blocker

Adverts can bog you down.


They slow down the loading of web pages, especially on modest machines.

So its high time I setup a network ad-blocker!

Thursday 6 June 2024

Monday 27 May 2024

BirdNet-Pi: upgrading the drive

Time to replace the uSD drive for a larger USB drive.


This is not rocket science...

...but once again, due to my poor memory, I need to record the procedure.

Wednesday 8 May 2024

BirdNet-Pi: Species Stats

We are well into the 2024 BirdBox season.


Last year, blue tits made use of our new woodcrete bird box...

...but this year the great tits are having a turn.

Wednesday 17 April 2024

whoBIRD: running in Costa Rica

Costa Rica has around 900 species of birds!

It is possibly the most bio-diverse country in the world.

So where better to take a bird call id application like whoBIRD which stores all detections in a readable database?

Friday 15 March 2024

The Hacker RP33 "Autocrat": refurb time

The Hacker brothers were great engineers.

But along the way, they built great equipment, and lost 2 companies.

Seems like the best route to success is to sell rubbish!