Python Scripts Tech

Folding@Home Team Statistics Checker

With COVID-19 on the rise, I’m helping fight back by donating compute power to the Folding@Home project. I run team x0ptis and we’ve completed over 400 work units this first month!

To make it easier to track my team’s progress, I wrote a Python script that downloads statistics and prints them to the terminal. Here’s a screenshot:

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You can schedule it to run daily and pipe the output to a log file if you want to see how a team is performing/ranking over time.

If you’re interested in running or modifying it, I’ve uploaded it to GitHub at

Let me know if you find it useful! If you want to contribute to my team, Download the Folding@Home Client and set your team id to 236098. Thanks!

Raspberry Pi Projects Tech Tutorials

Tutorial: Train Departure Board with Pi, Python and an LCD

In this tutorial I explain how to build a train departures board using a Raspberry Pi, an I2C LCD, Python and the Tokyo Open Data for Public Transportation API.

FreeNAS Tech Tutorials

Tutorial: How to replace a failing drive in FreeNAS 11.2

I’ve replaced aging disks in my FreeNAS box a few times now, and I always document procedures to save time later on. With that in mind, I thought it might help others if I shared the workflow online. So here you go!