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I’ve abandoned SmartThings for Wink

I’m an amateur Home Automation hobbyist; we did some construction on our house a few years back and I took the opportunity to select a variety of Z-Wave switches and devices to replace our existing light switches; and over time I’ve replaced existing switches with their Z-wave equivalent. For the uninitiated, I can basically turn light switches on […]

Penchant for puns

My wife (and her entire family, actually) have a penchant for making the most hilarious puns, usually unintentionally. Her most recent contribution: “I would love to see the Columbia River Gorge. It’s gorgeous!”

Google now tracks “Google Alert” links

As of August 25th, 2009, Google Alerts now tracks links from emails through the google.com domain. Previously, they didn’t.