An ESP8266-based Wardriver

Wardriving is the act of searching for Wi-Fi wireless networks by a person usually in a moving vehicle, using a laptop or smartphone. –Wikipedia.org I recently built a portable wardriver out of two D1 Mini Pro (ESP8266-based) modules with external antennas, a GPS6MV2 GPS module, and an SD card writer. Read more…

MacBook Pro Battery After 5 Years

I have a 15″ MacBook Pro with Retina Display (Late-2013) and it is approaching 5 years since it was manufactured. It is still going strong but today I replaced the battery as it was becoming swollen and potentially unsafe to use. I’ve been running the following simple script on my Read more…

Improving WordPress Speed

I have another WordPress site (aside from this one) which consists of mostly static content and uses Cloudflare for DDoS protection and as a CDN. The server is running PHP 7.0 and has all updates installed but was taking a minimum of 400ms to generate each page; this delay was Read more…