Brendan Dawes
Analogue + Digital

That Was The Week That Was — 8th September 2019

Arrived back to a drizzly UK after two weeks away in the French sunshine. I purposefully left me phone behind when we went out and didn't post anything on Instagram, and hardly anything on Twitter. I did do the occasional nerdy blog post, as it's one of the ways I like to relax.

Waiting for me on my return were some new badges I'd had made for Produced for Use orders, which turned out very nice. Oh and there was a lovely Kaweco Sport ballpoint pen which is now part of my everyday carry.

I decided to make a little physical weekend project using Adafruit IO — their solution for IoT, which I've been meaning to play with for some time. Using their Feather system I managed to create a little device that tells me the state of a Git deploy to my server, using lights and a little OLED display. I will probably at some point write a blog post about it, but for now it works really well.

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