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Lost Japan-only 'Legend of Zelda' game is available to play

Even the biggest Nintendo fan out there might not be familiar with Satellaview. It was a Japan-only peripheral for the Super Famicon (the country's version of our Super NES) that broadcast games via satellite -- one of which was a remixed version of <i>The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past</i>. Now, as …

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 …

Python Programming

Hack This: Become a Command Line Assassin

One of your operating system's most powerful tools is more accessible than you think.<p>No matter what kind of cluttered, icon-littered hellscape your filesystem happens to be, take heart that your computer provides a pristine alternate reality in the form of its command line interface. Essentially, …

Linux

Explaining Machine Learning to a 5th Grader

<i>This column is by Soumendra Mohanty, EVP & CDAO, L&T Infotech</i><p>This is a tough task, I was in this precarious situation trying to explain to my younger …

Qualcomm has a plan to make VR headsets a whole lot cheaper

At a quiet, barely-attended press conference on the far side of Berlin, Qualcomm revealed its plan to get the cost of VR headsets to plummet. The company has been working on a series of reference designs that encompass plenty of smart home gadgets, and now it's added a VR headset to its ranks. Much …

Weekend Workshop: Make any pair of headphones wireless

<i>Need something to keep you busy this weekend? We’ve got you covered. The Weekend Workshop is our weekly column in which we showcase a badass DIY</i> …

Audiophile

3 easy DIY repairs for broken zippers

<b>Save your clothes with these easy fixes for common zipper problems.</b><p>You go to pull up the zipper and oh dear. The slider part is attached to only one …

15 Cool Projects You Can Make From a Single Sheet of Plywood

You can build a lot with a 4 x 8 piece of lumber.<p>Our list of incredible projects built from 2 x 4s isn't the only testament to what can be done with construction-grade lumber. Here we've gone even more minimal: These builds are each made from a single 4-foot by 8-foot piece of plywood. This is the …

The Xbox One S Still Uses Microsoft's Illegal Warranty-Void-if-Removed Sticker

Tamper resistant stickers that prevent consumers from opening their electronics violate federal law.<p>The Xbox One S, Microsoft's new, sleeker version of the Xbox One has one of the same problems as the original version: It has a tamper-resistant sticker on it designed to alert Microsoft if an owner …

Xbox One S

This Startup Wants to Bring Microsoft Windows to Virtual Reality

You’ve never experienced Windows until you’ve strapped on a virtual reality headset, opened Excel in a virtual world, and watch as charts and tables …

Virtual Reality

Learn Coding Skills For The Raspberry Pi And Minecraft With This Free Book

There are few things that go together better than Minecraft and the Raspberry Pi, and the little microcomputer meant to teach kids coding can do even …

Raspberry Pi

18 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Co-founder and Partner of SWARM, Digital Agency<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yes, Hollywood may dramatize the plight of the entrepreneur. But sometimes the best way to capture reality is through fiction. Wherever you are in your business venture, you can glean some …

Entrepreneurship

How to make a web crawler in Python (under 50 lines of code)?

Interested to learn how Google, Bing, or Yahoo work? Wondering what it takes to crawl the web, and what a simple web crawler looks like? In under 50 …

Turn your old cellphone into a smartwatch

Do you have an old cellphone lying around somewhere? Don’t know what to do with it? Time to blow off that dust and convert the ‘dumb’ device into a …

Rechargeable Batteries

This genius created a text editor in less than 1000 lines of code

This genius created a text editor in less than 1000 lines of code<p>3 Shares<p>A couple of weeks ago there was this news that the tiny cool program named …

One man created an amazing update to the original Nintendo Game Boy

The original Nintendo Game Boy was the size of a hotel bible, required four AA batteries, and only played games in black and white.<p>Beautiful, isn't …

An absolute beginner’s guide to machine learning, deep learning, and AI

Meet Samantha. She’s your friendly assistant from 2025. She sorts your mail, sets up your meetings, and orders groceries. She paints and writes …

Machine Learning

New processing chip makes computations up to 18x faster

The chip, announced late last month, is called Swarm. It was developed by researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence …

Citizen Journalism

10 alternatives to the Raspberry Pi 7 - Page 7 | ZDNet

VoCore<p>A coin-sized Linux computer that is totally open-source, and costs $20. This is a small, low-cost, totally open-source (both the hardware and …

Raspberry Pi

The top 10 frustrations for every Android developer

Developing for Android is awesome. It’s a completely open platform with tons of support and a massive community to help you. It’s installed on countless devices and has a brilliant distribution platform that allows anyone to create a potential hit… <i>blah blah blah!</i><p>Nothing is perfect and …

Android News

How This Designer Took More Than 20 Years to Create the Perfect To-Do List

The designer of the popular Bullet Journal, Ryder Carroll, explains how he spent 20 years developing the perfect to-do list.<p>When Brooklyn-based designer Ryder Carroll was a kid struggling to control his attention deficit disorder, he was taught that the best way to remember something was simple: …

Productivity

T-Mobile Uncarrier 11 rumor - "Stock Up" on company shares

T-Mobile has been making it extremely hard for other carriers to compete, at least in terms of value. Their numbers continue to increase and they are now officially the 3rd largest carrier in the USA. They have accomplished this by re-writing the rules and offering deals never seen before in …

T-Mobile

Harvard scientists created a 'bionic leaf' that's better at converting the sun's energy than real plants

Researchers at Harvard University have created a system that allows them to store the energy of the sun, converting solar energy into chemical energy using a hybrid mechanism of inorganic chemistry and living organisms.<p>Comparing their invention with the natural process of photosynthesis, they refer …

Harvard

The barbell effect of machine learning

If there’s one technology that promises to change the world more than any other over the next several decades, it’s (arguably) machine learning.<p>By enabling computers to learn certain things more efficiently than humans, and discover certain things that humans cannot, machine learning promises to …

Machine Learning

Top /r/MachineLearning Posts, September: Implement a neural network from scratch in C++

In September on /r/MachineLearning, we find a neural network tutorial video for C++, read that deep learning based Chinese character handwriting …

Machine Learning

The Best Advice From Quora on ‘How to Learn Machine Learning’

<i>How do I learn machine learning?</i><p>Straightforward question. Not-so-straightforward answer.<p>There are obviously a number of ways to go about learning …

The 9 startups that secretly run the Internet

But they can't be everywhere. And there are plenty of startups that help the web run smoothly, behind the scenes, in ways you don't even realize.<p>Here are the nine startups that keep the web running smoothly — and they're doing such a good job you don't even realize you're using them.

Startups

How Microsoft beat Google at understanding images with machine learning

Elon Musk is only the latest investor in artificial intelligence, helping to fund a big-name roster of researchers who promise to change the field. …

The way UK cops subdued a terrorist suspect reveals a key difference between policing in Britain and America

Despite facing a combative and armed suspect, officers subdued and arrested him using only Tasers.<p>UK cops typically don't carry guns, except for specially trained "firearms officers." No firearms officers were present during Sunday's knife attack, though, a representative for the Metropolitan …

Law Enforcement

Four ex-Skype engineers are desperate to make their messaging app go viral

Fleep allows people to IM each other, and keep files and pinned notes synced across multiple devices. In order to message someone over Fleep, the user needs to enter the recipient's email address or Fleep username.<p>Ultimately, Fleep wants to change the way businesses and individuals communicate. …

Apps