Cycling through the Freiamt, Switzerland

Already back in the old days, centuries ago in the Middle Ages, Switzerland was widely known for it’s free peasants. They were still officially part of a kingdom, Habsburg in this case, but were allowed to decide minor, low-level law questions on their own (they were “free” in a specific sense – hence “Freiamt“).

What does this have in common with bicycling in the year 2021? The Freiamt is a region in the canton of Aargau which has a 65 km cycling trail which we recently finished.

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Holiday Project – The (almost) perfect Media Box based on Raspberry Pi

The project over the last holidays was to rework the media device setup for the kitchen which includes the following 3 requirements: Gaming, Music and Video/Streaming. Furthermore, I didn’t want to use a standard Android/Apple device which runs out of support in a few years or ran already out of support. Hence – my choice was a Raspi-3B combined with a 15″ touch screen connected via HDMI.

Let’s dive into the details!

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