Smoke Plots

Recently I was looking at the data visualizations for tracking the mileage for my Honda Fit… and found them really lacking in getting the information across. Ugh, how ugly is this? This chart is supposed to give some insight on how many kilometers are traveled each month to give a sense when I am most …

SSDP for the Photon Core

The guys at Particle.IO have this nifty little device that has built in WiFi. Trouble is, it is a bit annoying trying to find the IP on a dynamic network. SSDP stands for Simple Service Discovery Protocol. It was a little tricky to get a really quick understanding of the protocol; most of the documents …