Magic Mirror 2 - Moon Phases Module

While preparing my installation of our version of the Magic Mirror, I felt like missing a module for informing me the moon phase.As an amateur astronomer, I generally have a look on the moon phase to be aware if this is a good night to observe, maybe the moon or maybe other things.Have this in... more...

Magic Mirror 2 - Food 2 Fork Recipes Module

Following the idea of making the Magic Mirror a useful tool for the daily technological communication, this module will satisfy also the most common of the senses.We cook at home pretty much everyday, my wife mostly -- that must be said -- , and we keep struggling to find those innovative ideas t... more...

Openstack Arch Linux Images

I have spent some time creating an image to OpenStack based on ArchLinux.You can download my image following this link or just here Just "save as" somewhere -- the extension/type is QCOW2, or copy+paste the link on your image creation screen to let OpenStack grab the file for ya.This is a... more...

Openstack All-in-One on CentOS

Notice this is probably not up to date, look at info on the RDO project to figure out the right stuff ;-)So I am running Openstack at home, my installation is based on:The RDO ProjectWhich is basically a CentOS installation and their scripts will make all the work.yum install openstack-p... more...

R610: Soundproofing a Nuisance Behemoth

Oh Yes, I have a real server. And lots of Noise.For me, the more incredible it might be, I managed to get from the company I am working now, an used Power Edge R610 , which has ran out of warranty and instead of getting a more expensive maintenance continuation, they bought new servers and the ol... more...

Magic Mirror - The Fun DIY Anyone Can Do!

Ok, right off the bat you might ask: What the heck is a Magic Mirror?The answer couldn't be simpler: It is a mirror that has more capabilities than a simple mirror, which you may use as a mirror, but might have more information than the reflected image from yourself.The concept I think it is... more...