March 04, 2023

Home Assistant devices - what to use, what to avoid

I have been using Home Assistant for a few years and have found many devices that work well and many that don’t. I’ll keep this blog post updated as I try new things and find what works, what doesn’t, and why. You can filter by device type. All... Read more

January 17, 2023

Introducing gome-assistant

gome-assistant lets you write home assistant automations in Go. If you just want to see how it works, skip the article and check it out on github. Below is a short recap of why I wrote it. tl;dr I wanted to learn go and wanted strongly typed... Read more

September 09, 2022

Make your smart home useful, not tiring

Anyone who has a smart home knows that it can get out of hand quickly. For non-techies, remembering which light switches they’re allowed to use is a mental burden that far outweighs the value of being able to turn something on with your phone. I’ve... Read more