All posts by matusiam

Remote worker monitoring r@nt

Since covid started many of the office staff have started working from home. All was good however the employers started to implement software that measures and monitors employee performance just in case the employee exploits this new situation. To me this is stupid and unnecessary for few reasons.
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IT support USP is dead

This is a rant / observation of the general landscape of what the majority of the IT support companies have become in the past few years. The idea is that they will take all the pain away when it comes to keeping the big bad entropy out of the picture so that you can focus on the business side of things.
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ESP01S: Testing Rig

My goal is to migrate my current Arduino IoT platform code into the ESP01S chipset (8266). What I really want is to achieve a rock-solid ish uptime so I do not need to worry that it will just crash and be in that state for days before I realise that it went south.
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ESP01S: Teething pain…

Recently I have picked up few ESP01s boards as an addition to my IoT Platform arsenal (Arduino is kinda nailed 101% at the moment). However regardless what I did (and I did read quite a few tutorials) that thing did not want to output any meaningful serial information nor it was going to connect to a wifi network...
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