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These 5 John Harrison Inventions That Changed the World

His work was commemorated in a Google Doodle.<p>Google on Tuesday celebrated the life of British horologist John Harrison, a man whose inventions helped …

Inventions

Microsoft now offers AI courses as a skill for your CV

Here’s something every tech company agrees on: the world needs more AI engineers. Microsoft is the latest firm to try to answer this demand, and this week, it launched a new course on its tech accreditation scheme (known as the Microsoft Professional Program) dedicated to artificial …

'Mushroom Coffee' Promises an Energy Boost, But it Might Have Other Effects

Not that it's a bad thing.<p>Between California serving its coffee with a cancer warning and the United States leaving the International Coffee …

Mushrooms

A wildly popular conspiracy theory about why there are so many Mattress Firm stores is starting to sound less crazy

If you've ever wondered why there seems to be a Mattress Firm on every corner in your city, you're not alone. But one explanation for this phenomenon is more extreme than you might expect.<p>On Tuesday, a comment on Reddit claiming that Mattress Firm, the largest specialty mattress retailer in the US, …

Forget the Robot Singularity Apocalypse. Let's Talk About the Multiplicity

For a species that’s conquered Earth and traveled through space and invented the Slapchop, we humans sure are insecure when it comes to technology. …

Google’s AutoML lets you train custom machine learning models without having to code

Google today announced the alpha launch of AutoML Vision, a new service that helps developers — including those with no machine learning (ML) expertise — build custom image recognition models. While Google plans to expand this custom ML model builder under the AutoML brand to other areas, the …

Google Home or Chromecast might be crashing your Wi-Fi

If your Wi-Fi at home has been acting up lately, your Google Home ($129 at Dell Home) speaker or Chromecast ($35 at Dell Home) might be the culprit. On Jan. 13, Android Police reported several instances where a Google Home Max ($399 at Crutchfield) speaker was knocking TP-Link Archer C7 routers …

Android News

The Cranberries

There's got to be some sort of equation to determine the precise moment for which the most possible people feel nostalgic at a given moment — the sweet spot would likely fall somewhere between 15 and 20 years prior to the present. That way, young adults can attach to their early childhood, while …

Cranberries

Skin sticker lets you know when you've had enough sun

It was just last week that we heard about UV Sense, L'Oréal's new ultraviolet light sensor that fits on the user's thumbnail. To get a reading from …

Why an Old Theory of Everything Is Gaining New Life

Twenty-five particles and four forces. That description—the Standard Model of particle physics—constitutes physicists’ best current explanation for …

Quantum Mechanics

ButterflyVPN is a router that unlocks the internet on-the-go

A limited internet doesn’t make sense, right? It seems like a contradictory idea, but in many places it is. Some countries restrict access to certain websites, and often services we know and love are not available in these markets. It’s a bummer, but there are ways to go around these digital …

Crowd Funding

These Sequoia-Backed Founders are on a Mission to Outdo Google Glass | Inc.com

Remember Google Glass? It was pitched as a magical pair of glasses with practical access to the search engine juggernaut. The world's information right in front of you. I remember watching the Super Bowl commercial and seeing them for the first time. It was the first time the promise of Augmented …

Augmented Reality

Kodak is the latest company to jump on blockchain. And one of the few that make sense

Okay, this one actually makes a lot of sense. Kodak today announced a blockchain platform called KodakOne that will feature a token named KodakCoin. This of course sent its stock skyrocketing, like Hooters before it.<p>Unlike a rewards program for an oddly-themed chain of restaurants (or defunct video …

Blockchain

Ripple Vs Ethereum, Litecoin, Stellar, Monero: The Difference Between Bitcoin And Altcoins

There are so many cryptocurrencies now it’s hard to keep them straight. Bitcoin was the first cryptocurrency, which went live around 2009. Bitcoin …

Scientists Make Coldest Liquid Water Ever, And It's Weirder Than They Imagined

You’re definitely familiar with water’s freezing point: 32 degrees Fahrenheit (0 degrees Celsius). But that’s not the coldest water could be. …

Want to set up a network of Raspberry Pi computers? Here's how to do it

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has released PiServer, a tool which allows users to easily set up a network of Raspberry Pi computers.<p>The Raspberry Pi …

The Raspberry Pi PiServer tool

As Simon mentioned in his recent blog post about Raspbian Stretch, we have developed a new piece of software called PiServer. Use this tool to easily …

Portable trail camera uses a single power source and a Raspberry Pi

Gary has taken a Raspberry Pi 2, a Pi NoIR Camera and an Infrared LED light source and created a portable ‘trail camera’. A 12V power source provides …

A Mini Stacker Arcade Cabinet

For [LumoW], what started as a school project turned into a passion project. He and his team made a hardware implementation of an arcade game called …

Pi Safe

About Me<p>I like electronics, I like pie, what a perfect match then in Raspberry PI. I spent 20 years working in DoD as a scientist (no PhD but that …

Why Raspberry Pi isn’t vulnerable to Spectre or Meltdown

Over the last couple of days, there has been a lot of discussion about a pair of security vulnerabilities nicknamed Spectre and Meltdown. These …

Donald Trump Didn’t Want to Win – and Neither Did His Campaign

On the afternoon of November 8, 2016, Kellyanne Conway settled into her glass office at Trump Tower. Right up until the last weeks of the race, the …

Eat This Carb and You Won't Gain Weight

Carbohydrates sound so innocent: mere starches, sugar and fiber that the body uses for energy. Yet health-conscious Americans despise them, designing …

How Does the Shape of a Head Affect the Brain?

Q. Did cranial deformation as practiced by the ancient Mayans change or impair brain function?<p>A. The famous slanted forehead that was apparently a mark of high rank among pre-Columbian Mayans was achieved by various forms of compression of the head in infancy. It is believed by many researchers to …

The Brain

Catelynn Lowell Of 'Teen Mom OG' Heads Home After Treatment For Suicidal Thoughts

"So excited for the future," tweets Nova's mother.<p>“Teen Mom OG” reality star Catelynn Lowell Baltierra is heading home to Michigan after six weeks in a treatment center following a struggle with suicidal thoughts.<p>“On my way home!” she tweeted early Saturday with a GIF of a penguin trudging through …

Top 5 iot trends transforming business in 2018

IoT Trends Transforming Businesses Into Digital. Let's explore some of the latest IoT Technology trends impacting business in 2017.<p>https://www.solutionanalysts.com/<p>http://enterpriseiotsolution.com/

BLE Driving 101 | David Sopas - Web Security Researcher

I’m writing this article on my path of becoming a better researcher on IoT devices.<br>My goal was to create a portable device that I could use to scan …

IoT In Healthcare Industry: See Why It Has A Promising Future

Starting from robots-surgeons to smart hospitals, we get a new generation of high-quality healthcare every year. Digital technologies revolutionize …

IOTA Cryptocurrency Predictions For 2018

Over the past two months IOTA tokens suddenly became one of the most-talked about cryptocurrencies of 2017. CoinMarketCap estimates IOTA now has a …