Calgary Traffic Web Cams

For a while I’ve had this Calgary Traffic page that brings together live web cam images from the city’s public traffic website. I didn’t really like that I couldn’t see all the cameras from the view they give, so I whipped up a page to do it for me..

Anyway, I just updated the page as I found they’ve since added another 30 cameras since the last time I looked. I also added a little more brains to my script for this.

For those who are interested check them out here.

Throwing Down an LED where the Potential is great

I saw this post on Instructables where someone asked how they could add an LED on to a high-voltage source. And for reasons I can’t explain, I just felt compelled to take a crack at it…

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Quick Recipe for MediaWiki with AD logins

Here’s a quick recipe for getting a server up with MediaWiki running and having Active Directory Logins working with it… I’ll warn you, there are other ways of doing this. I find this to satisfy my needs, but if you manage to cause the world to implode, I won’t be held responsible.

Step 1: Set up your server

I created an Ubuntu 10.10 server VM for this, use whatever if you have some sort of issue against doing the same as me. Read more “Quick Recipe for MediaWiki with AD logins”