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Hardware & Technology / Re: Hubitat
« on: December 16, 2018, 04:46:47 PM »

You're going to be naming devices as you set them up.  Avoid special characters % $ : , . # < > / \ { } [ ] @ ` ' "

Hardware & Technology / NetSurf Web Browser
« on: December 16, 2018, 04:24:54 PM »

Hardware & Technology / Re: Hubitat
« on: December 16, 2018, 03:58:25 PM »

The forum is good, though the software takes some time to learn its nuances. I start here

But work right-to-left if there are 'Unread' or 'New', then scan 'Latest'.

Click the number of replies (3rd column from right on desktop) and it'll show links to both first and last post.

It suffers from ajax overload, glitzy features, and mediocre nav ui, but the content is worth the pain.

Hardware & Technology / Re: Hubitat
« on: December 16, 2018, 03:52:27 AM »

Supports automated hub or cloud installations. Also supports manual hub-based installations.

Supported Devices:  Supports all TP-Link plugs, bulbs and switches.

>IKEA (US 120v, but I'd bet UK 220v will work)

Water Cooler / Re: Companies lie
« on: December 16, 2018, 02:16:28 AM »
California commission finds PG&E falsified records for years - CNN


J&J knew for decades that asbestos lurked in its Baby Powder

Water Cooler / Re: Terminator Scenario
« on: December 15, 2018, 04:35:12 PM »
Rise of the Machines: Here's how much robots and A.I. progressed in 2018 | Digital Trends

Amazon and Walmart add more robots, but insist they won’t terminate jobs

>insist they won’t terminate jobs

Like compound interest, attrition is a helluva force.  And it lets company PR departments make technically true bullshit statements.

Hardware & Technology / Re: Hubitat
« on: December 15, 2018, 04:18:16 PM »
>How can you tell if the are Hubitat compatible

I usually pick devices that have been mentioned as installed & working in forum threads. My device needs so far have been pretty simplistic.  But I did screw up and buy a keypad that was a new version (v3) thinking that it was the version HE had working.  As mentioned upstream, the devs are adding devices at a blazing pace, so I just put it aside and waited rather than whine for help in the forum.  Looks like they've fixed it.

>everything was half price

IIRC, at one of the early pubcons at the Islington the rate was $1.31/pound.  The euro was at 1/1.

Marketing / Re: (US) March of the Non-White Babies
« on: December 15, 2018, 12:04:07 AM »
A record 43 Latinos elected to Congress are set to take the oath of office in January, including the youngest woman ever elected, two Latinas from Texas, the first Latino to represent Ohio and a woman born in Ecuador.

Their numbers growing, Latinos gain clout in new Congress |

Hardware & Technology / Re: Hubitat
« on: December 14, 2018, 05:38:24 PM »

I saw your post.

Here's a related post:

Ordering second HE for another location: Should use different email address?


Tourist pound now down at close to just one dollar - BBC News

Hardware & Technology / Re: Hubitat
« on: December 14, 2018, 12:15:54 AM »
I haven't followed it in detail, but I believe some wifi devices are being converted to local network.  Search on TP-Link.

It's confusing at first, all the various SH 'channels.' I bought a few wall outlets and a couple of switches (z-wave, so I ended up not using them). Getting a table lamp to come on at sunset was how I began the trial-and-error & testing phase.

Hardware & Technology / Re: Hubitat
« on: December 12, 2018, 04:12:42 AM »
No wifi.

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