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Adventures into the IoT and Home Automations.

Hopefully they will make our life easier or… NOT.

Home Assistant and Splunk inside Docker

During last weekend I joined up with a friend of mine for a cup of coffee at my favorite coffee shop – Narcoffee¬†over a discussion on how we’re doing with our continuous home automation projects. He’s using an Intel NUC on which he runs Home Assistant in Docker, plus some other containers which include InfluxDB and… what a surprise? Splunk! Yes, Splunk can run as a container in Docker. How cool is that? The repository […]

Philips Hue 2.1 – Enabling WIFI

First of all this is my first blog post. The idea behind this was that information regarding rooting the 2.1 bridge from Philips is scarce across multiple blogs, githubs, youtube uploads and reddit topics. The full solution was not yet documented. I will mention all my sources of information at the end of article. So let’s begin with the bridge disassembly.     You will find two hex screws at the bottom of the bridge. […]