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Make elegant presentations with org and reveal

Please see the presentation version of this post Reveal.js is an open source HTML presentation framework. It's a tool that enables anyone with a web browser to create fully-featured and beautiful presentations for free. You can either write the presentation with HTML, Markdown or using a plan in Slides, but there is an easier way. Org-Reveal Org-Reveal exports your Org documents to reveal.js presentations. With Org-reveal, you can create beautiful presentations with 3D effects from simple but powerful Org contents....

November 15, 2023 · 3 min · 639 words · Me

Enable blog comments in GitHub pages with utterance

It's been three years since I started this blog using Hugo and GitHub pages, but I never enabled comments since this blog makes use of static pages, some users commented my posts using github issues and I thought it was a good idea. There were many workarounds to enable comments in github pages, but I wasn't convinced. Luckily, yesterday I found out about utterances. A lightweight comments widget built on GitHub issues....

November 5, 2023 · 2 min · 389 words · Me

Automating with Python: A start

I remember once hearing "No matter what you do for living, learn a programming language it will ease your life." Although, using Linux takes you to a long trip of practicing scripting with bash, I was never really into programming (still not, eventhough I would have liked at some point). From my school years, I think the first programming language I was in touch with was C++ in highschool....

October 29, 2023 · 5 min · 1032 words · Me

Make smart a dumb coffee machine with ESPHome

As a Coffee lover… of course this post had to start that way. I have a dumb coffee machine for my morning coffee on my way to work. It is just an on-off coffee machine, the brewing cycle last around 10 min and then it just keeps warm the jar. Wouldn't it be a good idea to make it smart so the coffee will be ready when I wake up?...

August 20, 2023 · 7 min · 1316 words · Me

Sonoff mini r2, my screw up and repair

I bought a sonoff mini r2 with the intention to automate my bedroom light. It requires a neutral wire to work, so it was quite difficult to use in my room due to light is connected in a two way switch and it does not have neutral wire. Eventually, I sorted it out by pulling a neutral from a plug close to one of the switches. However, in the process I screwed it up…...

July 26, 2023 · 2 min · 264 words · Me