Syncing a GitHub Fork with the Upstream Repo

GitHub provides some documentation on how to keep your fork in sync with the original (i.e. “upstream”) repo that you forked from. This is essential if you are working on some changes for a long time and the original repo is getting updated with other pull requests in the meantime. There are a couple rules […]

Use an Image for a Person Entity in Home Assistant

Update 2021-03-16: You can now use the UI to upload a picture for a person entity, which is much faster and easier than following my original instructions below. See https://www.home-assistant.io/integrations/person/#customizing-the-picture-for-a-person. I recently started using the person component in Home Assistant, but I did not see an obvious way to associate a photo with the person […]