Ethan Bettenga

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How to Start an Internet of Things Company

IoT is a hot industry, but do you have what it takes to build a successful business?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The rise of internet of things (IoT) technology has many names, including The Next Industrial Revolution, Industry 4.0 and, simply, The IoT Apocalypse. …

Interactive periodic table finally clues us in to what elements are used for

Looking at the periodic table, most of us have no issues identifying the use of certain elements. Sodium, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and others are no-brainers but what about the less talked about elements.<p>Seriously, do you know what Vanadium is used for? How about Polonium? Of course you don’t. …

Yes, mathematics can be decolonised. Here's how to begin

Karin Brodie, <i>University of the Witwatersrand</i><p>At a time when decolonisation, part of which involves changing the content of what's taught, is dominating debate at many universities, the discipline of mathematics presents an interesting case.<p>But it's not obvious how mathematics can be decolonised at …

Matroschka - Python Steganography Tool To Hide Images Or Text In Images

<b> Матрёшка</b> [mɐˈtrʲɵʂkə] is a command-line steganography tool written in pure Python. You can use it to hide and encrypt images or text in the least …

Hack This: Programming with the Twitter Firehose

How to automate your Twitter in less than 10 lines of code.<p>At some point I'll write one of these things about making a full-on Twitterbot, but you'll probably be able to get pretty far on your own with the Twitter API docs in hand. It helps that Twitter is simple, relatively speaking. Its …

Take a look inside this colossal machine where scientists propel electrons to 99.99% the speed of light

But the LHC is not alone — the world is equipped with more than 3o,000 particle accelerators that are used for a seemingly endless variety of tasks. Some of these machines, like the LHC, accelerate particles to nearly the speed of light to smash them together and probe the fundamental building …

10 alternatives to Gotham

Originally a commission for GQ magazine, Tobias Frere-Jones' Gotham has become one of the biggest typographical success stories of the past decade. …

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6 Marketing Tools You Probably Haven’t Heard of But Should Be Using

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Between your company’s presence on social media to its website traffic, your marketing strategy …

Everyone on the Planet Should Learn to Code. Here's Why and How

Coding improves your analytical ability, problem solving skills and might even make you more attractive.<p><i>"Everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer... because it teaches you how to think."</i> --Steve Jobs<p>Tech is everywhere you look--with products that rip through our current lens …

Forget Software—Now Hackers Are Exploiting Physics

Practically every word we use to describe a computer is a metaphor. "File,” “window,” even “memory” all stand in for collections of ones and zeros …

How to see everything Google knows about you

The tech giant collects tons of data about you, including your search history, location, and voice searches that help improve Google's services and provide relevant ads.<p>But you might be surprised to know that Google can easily take a look at all of the data it has on you.<p>In October, The Guardian …

10 best anti-hacking software to protect your Windows 10 run PC from hackers

Protect your PC/laptops with these 10 best anti-hacking software for Windows 10<p>Hacking is a well-known method of remotely taking over or “crashing” …

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The 4 Crucial Steps Needed To Actually Drive Sales From Facebook

Have you marketed on Facebook but haven’t seen any significant improvement in your sales?<p>Sometimes it may seem easier to focus your energy elsewhere …

13 Cognitive Biases That Really Screw Things Up For You

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of processing power, you would think our judgment would be highly accurate, but that’s far from the case.<p>Our judgments are often inaccurate because the …

Functional-Light JavaScript

This book is a balanced, pragmatic look at FP in JavaScript. The first edition is now complete. Read here online <b>for free</b>, or:<p>"Functional-Light …

Enabling a Python script to launch when booting a Raspberry Pi

Hello, this blog post was inspired by Dave Darch...<p>@biglesp @martinohanlon @LegoJames @guru What's best way to launch a .py file at boot, headless. …

5 top Flexbox resources

Doing responsive web design has never been easier thanks to flexbox, or Flexible Box Layout. It's a powerful CSS module that gives web designers and …

Can you solve these brain teasers written by the NSA’s top mathematicians?

When one thinks of institutions and places that house some of the brightest mathematical minds on the planet, one tends to think of companies like …