DIY Outdoor Wyze Camera

Wyze recently released its outdoor camera that everyone has been anticipating. They look great and are priced affordably for an outdoor battery-powered camera. I went ahead and preordered 1 for $64.78 shipping in August 2020. But this post is not going to be about the battery-powered Wyze camera.

People have been putting the Wyze v2 camera outdoors for years now and they tend to hold up really well, especially if they are in a plastic housing under the eave of a house. I recently installed a Wyze v2 indoor camera outside and so far it has worked great! Read More

Autonomous Review: The Best Affordable Standing Desk

I’ve been using a standing desk for over 5 years now and really enjoy being able to sit and stand throughout the day. There are many health benefits of a standing desk that I will not cover in this post, but I will say being able to stand and work has helped me stay healthy while working at a desk for extended periods of time.

Since working from home, I’ve needed more desk space for additional monitors. My previous standing desk was only 4 ft long and my 34″ monitor spanned almost the entire desk. Autonomous was kind enough to send me a desk to review. Read More

Password Management Tips

Many people I know use the same simple password across multiple sites. All it takes is one of the sites to be hacked and all their accounts are now compromised. I recommend going to Have I Been Pwned to check and see if your email has been compromised. Most likely you will be surprised at how many sites have been hacked that you have an account for. Below are some common tips for managing your passwords. Read More

Lazy Git Shortcut

If you use git and are tired of typing git add . then git commit -a -m “your git message” then git push, add an alias function to your bash_profile to do it all in one quick command. The example below works on macOS but I would imagine it would work in Powershell in Windows. Save a few keystrokes with the shortcut!

function gcp() {
  git add .
  git commit -a -m "$*"
  git push

Then in your command line type: gcp fixed a bug