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  1. Creative Wake-on-LAN alternatives

    Automatic boot

    555 timer, big capacitors, maybe an inverter, straight to the power button. Power this with your "mains-ok" line so that any ups fucking with the auto-boot on the motherboard will be taken care of.

    Shitty microcontroller + ethernet whatever

    Self explanatory

    Button pushing robot

    Prevents void warranties

    CD Drive …

  2. Slack bots suck

    If you have ever been on IRC for long enough, chances are some channel you were on had a bot on it. Some bots are silly, they respond to phrases, often stuffed with inside jokes. Other bots are useful, they will tell you when things like code is pushed. Some …