Remove Syncthing Conflicts

As I have started using the desktop in my house, as well as my laptop, I have also started using Syncthing to keep some of my various projects, org-files and Emacs setup [see below] the same across my devices. As such, Syncthing conflicts have become the bane of my existence, so I had to work out someway to deal with them.

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CleverVoice Proof-of-Concept

Well, I’ve knocked together a bit of “plumbing” code, to make a vocal interface to the internet chatbot Cleverbot. So far it works – as well as can be expected with cleverbot – and it will be eventually added into an as-yet-unannounced hardware project I’m working on.

Here is a little demo I put on youtube of it in action…


All my code will be available on GitHub at some point, but it is ugly as sin. So I won’t give you a link just yet, but I’m sure you can find it if you are that motivated!

At some point I want to move away from Cleverbot, to a locally hosted chatbot. Anybody with any suggestions for that, feel free to share in the comments.

QYTTS – Trailer Scraper for Kodi

For a few years now, I’ve been running a Kodi setup on various Raspberry Pi’s to live behind my telly. Currently on RPi 3, and OSMC is my distro of choice (clean, simple, smooth, and fast!).  One plugin came to my attention which I found to be marvelous, called Cinema Experience. And I’ve managed to tailor it further to my needs through some BASH script magic…

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Either read on, or click the pic to see the GitHub notabug repo.

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