My side-hustle, sorry, my amateur content creation hobby, reflects what I love to do. I like automating my home. I’m constantly looking for new things to think about and writing about them helps me to refine those thoughts.
Personal Knowledge Management vs Personal Productivity Systems: It’s all about the Metadata
When we think about PKMs like Roam Research, we don’t think about how we are going to use them. It’s time to change that and prepare for our Personal Productivity System.
Announcing Building Your Personal Metadata Journal!
Find out what you need for your personalized Second Brain! Identify the information and contexts that are immediate in your life so you can build a truly helpful system.
Fill your House with Sound: Entertainment System with Alexa and Home Assistant
Import Your Todoist Tasks into Roam Research
Learn to Combine your Todos with daily notes in Roam Research and measure work output vs. expectations.
Books and Hulu: Starting your own Zeitgeist with Roam Research
Zeitgeist is often used to describe a genre or schema of fashion or fads. We are going to start collecting the data for our personal Zeitgeist from Hulu and novels.
Your Knowledge System is useless without Metadata
I have become ever more dependent on notes, task lists, and online research to meet my work needs. I have created a personal knowledge system with Roam Research and tagging my information with rich metada
Automating Web Scraping Articles with Python
Use common Web Scraping techniques in Python to build a library of articles for you to read offline.
Add Some Variety to your Morning Alarm
Start your morning off with Google Home, Home Assistant, and YouTube!
Build your own Presence Detection System with Home Assistant
I will use Home Assistant Cloud, Tasker, and a couple of physical buttons to set my presence throughout the apartment and extend it organically over time.