Well, I have made some serious progress with the germination station, and I hope to get it all put together sometime this week. I did a full integration test and got all the major systems working outside. I want to add some sort of real time monitoring but getting a USB cable through a sliding glass door is going to be difficult.
Here is an interesting breakdown of what and how I watch my TV.
Family Time:) Noelle and I watch Amazing Race on CBS.
Chuck, Heroes and Big Bang Theory.
Chuck/Heroes sometimes live, but most of the time on Hulu.
Big Bang Theory: CBS is a bunch of idiots, and they have not gotten on the Web TV train yet. They post 3, 2 minute clips from a 22 minute episode, so I bitorent this one.
24, but I am going to wait until it is all done then watch it on Hulu or bittorrent the whole season.
Noelle watches AI, but I usuallly sit on the couch with the laptop messing around.
Fringe a week or 2 later on Hulu.
Again, Noelle watches AI, but I usuallly sit on the couch with the laptop messing around.
Lost but same as 24.(no Hulu option)
The Office, 30 Rock on Hulu(usually fri/sat) bt CSI
Watch BSG and Dollhouse live unless we go out then watch them on Hulu.
Catch up on shows I missed during the week.
The Mentalist, Psych(USA) and BurnNotice(USA). Don't know what nights they are on, but I Hulu and bittorrent the Mentalist.
I really like time shifting. It is really good for the summer to find a show that you liked but missed a bunch of episodes. Late Spring additions: Reaper, Eureka, and maybe BBC Robinhood. It may seem like a lot but once you take out all the comercials, you reduce the length by a third.