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Before buying anything on Amazon, use these 2 tools to make sure you’re getting a good deal

The event is expected to generate lots of sales for Amazon. The last Prime Day was a success, and the company has gained millions more Prime members in the year since.<p>The urge to shop on Prime Day makes sense: Amazon sells a ton of products and makes it very easy to buy them. Many times, its …

This $5 device can hack password-protected computers in just 30 seconds

Even the strongest passwords are fallible, and as Samy Kamkar demonstrates, sometimes it doesn’t take much.<p>Kamkar’s new exploit, PoisonTap, uses free software and a $5 Raspberry Pi Zero microcomputer. After attaching the Raspberry Pi to a USB adapter and plugging it in, the device goes to work. In …

Build Your Own Wi-Fi Drone Disabler With a Raspberry Pi

If you’re looking for an interesting project to work on this weekend, you can turn a Raspberry Pi into a device that will drop Wi-Fi controlled …

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Introduction to machine learning with scikit-learn

This video series will teach you how to solve machine learning problems using Python's popular scikit-learn library. It was featured on Kaggle's blog …

Hope springs for Google Web Toolkit

Google Web Toolkit, once highly touted as a development technology, may be poised to re-emerge from the shadows.<p>The open source toolkit first …

From 0 to 1: Raspberry Pi and the Internet of Things | Popular Science Shop

Remember those sci-fi movies about smart homes with remotely controlled lights and sensors? Those flicks aren't so far-fetched anymore, because the future is here, and its name is Raspberry Pi. Understand how to tinker with this microcomputer's physical parts, and master the Python programming …

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Top 10 KDnuggets tweets, May 25-31

Introducing our Hybrid lda2vec Algorithm via Stitch Fix; #DeepLearning and Deep #Gaussian Processes - explainer; Awesome collection of public …

Save over $1,400 with the Ultimate Java Bundle

Your interest in an IT profession has taken you to this point, and TNW Deals has made the next vital step as painless as possible.<p>For a limited time, you can enjoy a 95 percent discount on The Ultimate Java Bundle, a perfectly-structured range of lectures to establish quality foundational training …

FullPageOS Automatically Boots Your Raspberry Pi Into a Full Page Web Kiosk Mode

One of the common uses for a Raspberry Pi is a low-cost information display, powering something like a magic mirror or an animated GIF photo frame. …

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Retro Gaming Console Plays Games From 11 Systems

It's too good to be true, right? Not in Japan.<p>Old video games are big business. Websites like Steam and GOG sell them alongside modern games, as do Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft. But now a Japanese company has created a device that can play most of your favorite titles in one handy console. Of …

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Hardware is hard: How we built a hardware startup with two engineers and some free time

Saar Yoskovitz Contributor<p>Saar Yoskovitz is founder and CEO of Augury Systems.<p>Hardware is hard. Building a hardware startup is even harder. The good news is that the staggering amount of innovation in rapid prototyping, 3D printing and backend-as-a-service platforms has made hardware development …

3 Oil Stocks to Buy in April

To say that prices for oil and gas (and pretty much all commodities, for that matter) have been on a roller coaster ride over the last 18-plus months would probably do actual events a disservice. After all, it's not often that a multitrillion-dollar industry, one that is vital to the modern …

How to approach machine learning as a non-technical person

The last few years have seen an explosion of interest in machine learning technology and potential applications. As a non-expert, you’ve probably either had to assess ML technology for your product and business or as a potential investment. The jargon around ML technology is vast, confusing and, …

The Linux Portal

One of the types of software that’s important for a web developer is the web framework. A framework “is a code library that makes a developer’s life …

3D Illustrations of Pop Culture Characters and Objects Deserted in a Post-Apocalyptic World

In “Stretched Out”, a drowsy Simon’s Cat who has been sleeping outside all day was awoken by his human who was ready to feed him dinner. As with many …

LCARS touchscreen interface for your Raspberry Pi

I was invited to a dinner at Queens’ College in Cambridge a few weeks ago. I got talking to another attendee, and said enthusiastically:“Do you know, …

Our first year open-sourcing machine learning

Bigger Picture<p>On a wet and windy day in October 2014, Team Seldon was sitting on Brighton Beach, discussing the bigger picture of what we could …

This New Code Makes Websites Load 34% Faster in Any Browser

Just what we’ve always wanted.<p>If website loading times can’t keep up with your browsing speed like your typing can’t keep up with your thoughts, hope …

Take your coding skills and your paycheck to the next level with the help of this online course bundle

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Courtesy of CareerCast Web development is an expansive field. With so many programming languages to learn, and then different libraries …

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Mozilla, Web Virtual Reality, and A-Frame

I was fortunate enough to make Game Developer Conference this year and the big story was virtual reality. Hell, you couldn’t go five feet without …

Self-driving robots deliver food to your door after founders of Skype launch new tech company

These six-wheeled robots could be arriving at your door soon as deliveries start across London.<p>The self-driving machine is packed with nine cameras, …

☆10 Awesome Retro Gaming Links ☆ #Retrogaming #GamersUnite

<b>I've been doing a lot of retro game web searching and Twitter timeline scouring and I have come up with an awesome list of some of the best retro</b> …

Google makes its machine learning platform available to developers

Available in a limited preview<p>Google made its Cloud Machine Learning platform, which is used by Google Photos, Translate, and Inbox, available to developers today. During the announcement at NEXT 2016, Google's Cloud Platform conference, Alphabet Chairman Eric Schmidt called machine learning …

Amazon shows you how to make an Echo with Raspberry Pi

If you're into messing with hardware and have some basic programming skills, you can put together an Amazon Alexa device of your very own. Amazon has even put together an official guide to do so on GitHub, Lifehacker reports. You'll need to snag a Raspberry Pi 2 and a USB microphone to make it …

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Learn How To Code For Free Using These Top 10 Coding Lesson Sites

In the past half a decade or so there has been a lot of concerted effort to make learning how to code a mainstream thing in the society. From boot …

piStudio, A Hardware Recording Studio Powered By Raspberry Pi

Despite the flexible and powerful recording solutions we have today like Ableton Live, Logic Pro, Cubase, etc, some of us still enjoy simpler, more …

The Pi Zero Mass Storage Picture Frame

The Raspberry Pi Zero – and the not-perpetually-out-of-stock Raspberry Pi A+ – only have one USB port, but behind that port is a lot of …