Leo's Blog

This is my blog. You will find my various geeky posts here.

Team Hobart Hackerspace's GovHack Entry

New Renewable Green (NRG)

Preface

During GovHack 2019, on 6-8 September, several members of Hobart Hackerspace (myself included) joined forces to compete and produce something.

We decided that we wanted to go after prizes. So we tried to think of an...

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Fixing OpenVPN - When the network disconnects and reconnects

I have been using OpenVPN for a professional project for a client. It allows me to manage a network of devices remotely. Doing things like updating code, running system updates, fixing things, etc.

However, the network is very intermit...

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Why I currently use Windows (and not Linux)

I grew up with an operating system that was way ahead of it's time - Amiga Workbench 1.3. So at a young age, I had an appreciation for operating systems.

In my teens and early adulthood, I was stuck with using Windows. Initially because I was sharing...

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The Best Smartwatch You Can Buy (In My Opinion) (And That's Not A Great Thing)

To cut to the point, it is the Xiaomi Amazfit Bip. No, not the Apple Watch.

Watches have historically had very long run times before they needed to replace the battery or wind the spring.

Sleep Tracking

Smartwa...

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