Trane XR90 Furnace – No Heat [Solved]

Jotting down notes for myself, as this is the third year in a row our furnace has failed during freezing weather. My wife and I finally took the time to solve the riddles on our own. Disclaimer: Use this information at your own risk! I am not an HVAC technician,...

DHCP Reservations (Fixed IP) in UniFi Controller 5.6.x

After setting up a UniFi Security Gateway last week, I noticed the latest stable UniFi Controller build was up to v5.6.22, while my server was running 5.5.20. Apparently 5.6.x has been around for months and the controller does not provide update notifications due to backwards incompatibility, as the UniFi development...

Google WiFi vs. Ubiquiti UniFi UAP AC LR

I recently tried Google WiFi and Ubiquiti’s UniFi access points at my office (30-40 clients), and Google WiFi at home (10 clients). Here’s my experience after years of Airport Extremes and DD-WRT routers. Google WiFi Setup – Needs Improvement I impulse bought directly from Google, and missed this top Amazon review....

From MDI to OpenAPS, Part 1

Forty-five minutes into a flight back to St. Louis, I was about to pee my pants. I’d gone just before takeoff. Emily had been pushing me to see a doctor for months, and refused further discussions of my expanding list of health concerns until then: I was constantly thirsty, hungry, tired, losing weight, unable...

Credit Card Hacked, Again?

Someone hijacked my credit card over the weekend–the seventh stolen card number I’ve encountered in under three years. CapitalOne detected the fraud instantly and notified me by text, email, and phone call. My card was cancelled and re-issued within minutes. It happens. The credit card industry is broken and in dire need...