Occupancy and Presence

One of my projects within my smart home is to be able to monitor home occupancy as well as specific room presence. While the two are similar they end up being very different things. Occupancy is pretty basic. For the house itself I currently have three modes. Home, Out and Away. Away means we are…Read more

Alexa, IFTTT and Homeseer

Just a quick and dirty demo of what I can do using the power of the Amazon Echo, IFTTT and Homeseer. There are several ways to control it. Alexa is limited to single statements and using IFTTT “triggers” and is also limited to whether IFTTT is being laggy or not. It’s usually pretty stable but…Read more

WordPress Help Needed…

I could really use some help with WP from an “expert” Currently shadowscope is installed in it’s own subdirectory off of my main site but I have it resolve to shadowscope.com In order to do that I had to make sure that my .htaccess pointed in the correct direction. Everything seems to work OK. You…Read more