Rescue Your Amazon Dash Buttons

Earlier this year, Amazon announced that they’ll discontinue Dash Buttons. I don’t know how successful Dash Buttons were for their intended use, but Home Automation hackers have loved (mis-)using them for everything from warming up their coffee pot to keeping track of bodily functions. Unfortunately for us hackers, Amazon is an unforgiving god. Not only […]

DIY Pet Treat Dispenser

When I first saw Internet-connected pet treat dispensers like PetCube, I laughed them off. “Who would ever want such a thing?” I have cats, but this just felt silly. Then we went on vacation and left our cats at home (we hired a sitter, of course). There was one day where our sitter’s car broke […]