Lance Norris

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Cool Internet of Things Startups

When it comes to new frontiers in business and technology, one area that has business leaders rushing in is the Internet of Things (IoT). Basically, …

The Tah Bluetooth stick lets you control (almost) anything with a smartphone

We've seen plenty of development boards, but this might be the first that comes with both Bluetooth LE and built-in USB. Tah is the creation of India's Revealing Hour and has been designed to both lower the cost of adding Bluetooth to Arduino projects, but also to connect your smartphone to other …

Short introduction to deep learning

At my school, I gave a short presentation about Deep Learning and the implementation I made in C++.<p>It is nothing fancy, but it could be interesting …

Seed Is Creating A Truly Idiot-Proof Internet Of Things

In the vast panoply of potential home networking protocols, there are only a few worth worrying about. Wi-Fi works well but it can go down and ZigBee and the like are sparsely supported. But Bluetooth Smart is local, secure, and easy to use. And that’s what Seed Labs is using to connect our lamps, …

The Internet Of Things Comes To Home Brewing

Homebrewing has become one of the most popular hobbies of this decade. More and more households have taken to crafting their own beers for fun and …

Philips' Hue Beyond brings smart lighting to lamps and table lights

Here's a thing that we learned today: an enclosed light fitting, like a table lamp or a pendant light is technically called a luminaire. The reason that we now know this, is because that's the phrase Philips is using to describe the latest addition to its lineup of connected lighting devices. Hue …

Tech Roundup: Best Apps for Garden Design and to ID Plants

Let me be the first to admit I haven’t fully embraced the 21st century. Apps, for instance. Hate most. Often when I try to look up an address or a …

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These cute, tiny sensors will soon be watching you everywhere

One of the promises of the “internet of things” is that it will connect the real-world with the virtual. Low-energy Bluetooth beacons are emerging as one of its stronger early technologies.<p>Here’s a quick look at where beacon technology stands today: Estimote, one of the leading beacon startups, …

Internet of Things

Pour Your Pellets Into The Sculptify David For Some 3D Printing

Most home 3D printing systems use a few basic tools to build objects. First you have a build plate and an extruder. A motor pulls plastic filament through a heated nozzle and squeezes it out, slowly but surely creating layer after layer until you have a 3D-printed Pokemon knock-off. But specialized …

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Basics #1: 3 Essential Ways to Navigate Like a Pro

Inside Flipboard / August 12, 2014<p>In the spirit of the approaching back-to-school season, we thought it might be a good time to educate on Flipboard, …

Blink Smart HD Home Monitoring and Alert System Ditches The Wires

Wires are so messy, which is why the Blink HD Home Monitoring and Alert System is made without them. The totally wire-free is perfect for renters and …

Watch this MIT Researcher Triple the Size of a 200-Foot Apartment Using 'Minority Report'-Like Gestures

MIT Media Lab’s Changing Places team has created a futuristic device that could make your tiny apartment feel more like a spacious penthouse. …

StormTag Is A Waterproof Weather Sensor That Wants To Help Crowdsource Hyperlocal Forecasts

StormTag is a key-fob sized sensor for measuring weather data that’s designed to contribute to a crowdsourced network of other sensors to map aggregated weather data and offer localized predictions. It works with Bluetooth LE smartphones and tablets to sync its data back to the cloud where users …

Google Offers A Free Crash Course In Android Development

Google has teamed up with Udacity to make available a free course in Android development available to all – complete with videos, quizzes, course materials and forums. The course is called “Developing Android Apps: Android Fundamentals,” and it provides everything you need to learn how to make an …

Is This The Crowdfunding Site App Developers Have Been Wishing For?

“It ran for a few months before we realized this wasn’t gonna pay our bills, and we needed to move on and get real jobs,” says Rappo. But about a …

Crowd Funding

The Violent Opt-out: The Neo-Luddites Attacking Drones And Google Glass

One of the few mildly entertaining things in the tedious Johnny Virtual Depp vehicle <i>Transcendence</i> was its portrayal of anti-technology terrorists. Rather than swapping smartphones for yoga and mindfulness, the neo-Luddites wear all-black and heavy eyeliner, sport “UNPLUG” tattoos on forearms, and …

10 Free Android Apps Everyone Should Download

Every time I get a new Android smartphone or tablet, I install certain apps right away, before I even really start to play with the device — apps I …

Apps

Podcast: Meet Skynet, an open source IM platform for the internet of things

Chris Matthieu, the creator of Skynet, a communications platform for the internet of things hopes his creation doesn’t turn out like its namesake. …

HTML5, Arduino YUN and Temboo API

<b>GOALS:</b> <br>1) configure an Arduino YUN to accept REST calls from HTML5 apps.<p>2) get the current temperature from Arduino using an LM35 sensor and return …

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