Reversing the Yamaha YAS-207 infrared remote protocol

Introduction As explained in the Introductory post, I’m reversing the control interfaces of the Yamaha YAS-207 soundbar. In this installment I’m looking at the low hanging fruit, the infrared remote....

Multi-weekend project intro: Putting the fear of AirPlay into Yamaha YAS-207 soundbar

Introduction Recently I bought a “Yamaha YAS-207” soundbar to replace our old and clunky 2.1 PC-speaker based sound solution for TV and AirPlay. I’m happy with the sound itself. However...

Comparison of USB Bluetooth adapters in Linux

Introduction In this post I’m going to compare compatibility of multiple USB Bluetooth adapters and Linux (current stable Debian). And also jot down what are their basic parameters. The reason...

The evolution of (my) note taking

In this post I’m gonna document the evolution of my note taking hardware. Or, rather, the various tech I employ(ed) to accomplish that goal. My dream solution (that I’m still...

Urbit :: the good, the bad, and the insane

In this post I’m gonna be making all kinds of fun of Urbit. And all that after spending just a few hours poking around it. Originally, I wanted to write...