Amazon Arbitrage Flips Made Easy

It certainly sounds a bit of a mouthful and it’s a huge thing if you’re involved in the Amazon selling space, I’ve immersed myself in this space for a year and this is just one of the tools I built.


Blink Home scheduling Zones

blink XT photo

The Blink home security cameras are a great little piece of kit, relatively cheap, no storage costs and no wiring requirements (with an alleged two year battery life), there’s a lot to like about them.

However… There is a flaw that has seen customers return these smart little units – you can’t zone them. For example you may have one camera on the front door which you want armed at all times and one on the back garden that you don’t want armed during the day because children are playing there.


Concatenating videos with FFMpeg


If you end up here, you’re either:

  • Tearing your hair out with FFMpeg, trying to do something clever and cursing – a lot!! 
  • Or you’ve followed my saga of the last few days on Twitter.

Google when you die?

This isn’t such a technical post, but I suddenly had this thought – what will happen to all my Google Photos of my children if something happens to me. There won’t be negatives or packets of photograph’s in a drawer, they’re going to need access to my Google account!