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Adventures in Grafana, Airflow, Telegraf, & InfluxDB – Part 2 – Personal Dashboard

While it wasn’t my first dashboard, I will start with this one, as it just feels right to me! As you can see elsewhere on…

Adventures in Grafana, Airflow, Telegraf, & InfluxDB – Part 1

Like many tech people I have a “Home Lab”.  I think I should blog about it at some point too. Mine runs on two standalone…

Everyday Programming

Programming isn’t for math whizzes and geeks. It’s for every day people. Hoping to take the fear out of programming, and show the love, the art and the fun that’s intrinsic to it.

“Brand” New

Unlike the photo, welcome to my “Brand” new personal brand site. I am THE Peter Smith after all, not just A Peter Smith, so I…

Democracy – Take 2

It is a well known fact that those people who most want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it. To summarize the…

A year (nearly) and 1300km later

Its time for my e-bike review.  Specifically, my Giant Explore E+4 GTS. Contents Prologue I had always enjoyed riding bike, but after moving to a city…

Carry on and Mastodon

If you follow the tech scene at all, and likely even if not, you’ve probably heard a lot of buzz about Mastodon lately.  I’m actually…

10 Channels, 2 Programs… why?

Was watching (or trying at least) to watch some sports last night.  Harkening back to my love of curling, there’s a tournament in Toronto, and…

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