Weeknotes - SDR 1G cellular, cross-platform Docker on M1 Macs

I'm working remote from the east coast for the next week.

Main observations:

  • It's hyper-stimulating to be in a city for the first time in over a year
  • Thanks to the vaccine people are out in droves enjoying summer
  • I think I'm okay with the first two points

Bookmarked

Gaining real control of an Amazon Echo
https://andrerh.gitlab.io/echoroot/

  • This may finally push me to pull my old, unused Echo out of storage.

Running a 1G analog phone from 1997
https://medium.com/geekculture/howto-running-the-1g-analog-phone-from-1997-3caec77a9df9

  • Another legacy celluluar/radio device revived thanks to a little SDR.

The simple power of docker-compose in an ARM environment
https://til.simonwillison.net/macos/running-docker-on-remote-m1

  • The excuses for staying on x86 keep dwindling...

An easy environment to start working with data in git
https://octo.github.com/projects/flat-data

  • Why not waste some time and automate the scraping/ingestion of data into git with GitHub Actions?