• Magic Mirror Part 2

    The completed project along with a screenshot of the software display behind my Magic Mirror In part one of my D.I.Y. Magic Mirror blog post I showed the software setup of custom modules for the excellent MagicMirror project. This post I’ll show the final hardware build out. Basic software architecture....

  • 2016 Quantified Year in Review

    At the beginning of the year I set out on a Quantified Self challenge. Some tracking activities dropped off after only a few weeks (like movie and tv tracking). I blame the manual entry required during couch time when I don’t feel like pulling out my phone. On the other...

  • Laptop Sticker Chaos

    The job has been stressful. I’ve been taking a few things too seriously. I visted some awesome dev and ops shops this week in New York City and by comparison I realized my laptop matched my demeanor. It is time to up my laptop sticker game. Since Elastic{on} 2016 I’ve...

  • Magic Mirror Part 1

    The software display of my Magic Mirror, with custom widgets. With a number of other things behind me there is a home DIY project I want to take a crack at. A Magic Mirror is a home information display showing a clock and useful data readouts from various web services....

  • Detecting Geo-Temporal Events with Elasticsearch Pipeline Aggregations

    Above: A temporal prediction of a one dimensional metric in Timelion. Worth noting, this talk is very much influenced by Zach Tong’s excellent series on implementing a statistical Anomaly detector with Elasticsearch. That’s a great place to start when reading on this topic. The problem with my old demo I...