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Google Home Mini, Google Assistant and Smart Home

6 December 2017 New toys for 2018 ...with two more units on the way, I can cover every spot I loiter about at home. Now neighbors won't just hear me laughing by myself, instead they'll hear me having whole conversations by myself! Inside each unit is a speaker and microphone, so it can "talk" to you and with some help from google's cloud, also understand what you say to it. The end result is a Star Trek-ish alternative interface to Google Assistant that is available on the new smart phones....

Some Boring Photos

Part of renovating my downstairs bathroom involves installing an extractor fan. This needs an exhaust to the outside, which meant a hole needed to be made through the concrete wall, above the plaster ceiling. And so the Boring Machine was brought in ... Mounting holes are first drilled, and the Boring Machine is then fixed firmly to the wall. Water is fed through the machine to prevent it from overheating while it is boring. Then the Boring Work begins ... the machine has a diamond ...