Jason Goldsmith

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Researcher Illegally Shares Millions of Science Papers Free Online to Spread Knowledge

Welcome to the Pirate Bay of science.<p>A researcher in Russia has made more than 48 million journal articles - almost every single peer-reviewed paper …

Social Sciences

The coolest stuff you didn’t know you could get at the hardware store

We spend infinitely too much time wandering around hardware stores, and over the years we’ve found a lot of hidden gems. There’s tons of little …

Bartop Video Arcade from an Old PC

Take an unwanted desktop PC and build a bartop gaming cabinet out of the parts.<p>Here’s a pretty simple video arcade gaming system you can make at home. The bartop arcade style is small enough to be portable and fit nicely on a table or kitchen countertop. It is really easy for me to throw the arcade …

$20 LCR ESR Transistor checker project - Page 1

Author Topic: $20 LCR ESR Transistor checker project (Read 1316151 times)<p>0 Members and 12 Guests are viewing this topic.<p>Frequent Contributor<p>Posts: 339<p>…

Rockstar Giving Away GTA 5-Themed, One-of-a-Kind Desktop PC

After a lengthy wait, Grand Theft Auto V is finally available on PC. To coincide with its release earlier this week, Rockstar is now giving away a one-of-a-kind desktop computer that is... sufficient for running the game.<p>Allow me to be more specific: This thing likely blows what you already have …

Geologist Revives the Controversy Over 'Jesus Family Tomb'

A long-running archaeological controversy has been resurrected, thanks to a newly revealed analysis of scrapings from a first-century tomb in East Jerusalem and a bone box attributed to "James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus." The analysis, described on Easter Sunday in The New York Times and the …

Archaeology

Free Online Class Teaches Analog Design

In present day electronics design, time-to-market is more critical than it has ever been. To compound the problem in getting quality product out and …

X99 motherboard roundup: 7 motherboards reviewed

You can build yourself a gaming rig out of a bargain-priced, dual core processor and a budget motherboard. I’ve had Far Cry 4 running at max settings …

Update Hardware Drivers On Windows the Easy Way (Updated)

ShareEmail Comments<p>Updating hardware drivers on your Windows computer is an important part of PC maintenance, but few of us do it regularly. One of …

Western Digital Uses New Intel, Marvell Processors In Latest High Performance NAS Devices

Western Digital announced a quartet of new network attached storage devices yesterday, targeting small businesses and PC power users. The new devices are both in WD My Cloud family, and they look quite similar, but these new EX series and DL series devices are actually quite different—at the …

Western Digital

Secret Garage Door Remote

Deter thieves without sacrificing convenience.<p>A garage door opener openly displayed inside your car can be an incentive to thieves. Documents from the glove compartment are likely to reveal your home address, and with the remote in hand a thief can help him- or herself to the contents of your …

Arduino

DIY AC Watt Meter

If you are looking to build a new project, this DIY AC Watt Meter would make for a useful device that can be added to your test bench.“The …

Got sick kids? Take their temp with Wishbone and your phone

With both of my kids now in high school, it’s been a long time since the days of taking a crying baby’s temperature. I still remember it though, …

Kickstarter

Google Earth Pro Is Now Available For Free

Today Google has announced that Google Earth Pro is now available for free. Google Earth Pro used to cost $399 per year. Google Earth is a geospatial software application that displays a virtual globe, which offers the ability to analyze and capture geographical data. Google Earth was created after …

Google Earth

Free Photography Software for Your Image-Editing Needs

There's no denying the fact that in photography, the software necessary to process the images can cost more than an entry level DSLR camera. It's …

Move over, Coin: Plastc is making a programmable credit card that moves beyond the swipe

• Kevin Fitchard<br>• 4 years ago<br>• Tags: Chip and PIN, credit car, credit-cards, digital wallet, facial recognition, magnetic stripe, mobile wallet, …

DIY PC: How To Source Cheap And Compatible Parts For Your Next Build

Welcome once again to DIY PC, a regular feature customized for PC builders and PC gamers. Ordinarily we examine the week’s hardware news, but this time around we’re going to focus on one thing: finding the most affordable and compatible parts for your next build.<p>For people pondering their first …

Headphones

Adobe's Lightroom hits Google Play Store without tablet support

Last April, Adobe debuted Lightroom on mobile with an iPad version of its photo organizing and editing software. The company further demonstrated its …

Google Play

Think DSP – Introduction to Signal Processing Using Python

article<p>https://blog.adafruit.com/2015/01/12/think-dsp-introduction-to-signal-processing-using-python/<p>Allen Downey’s book Think DSP is available to …

Autodetect BPS Rate in Serial Communication

Automatically Detecting Serial Baud Rate<p>As discussed on the prior page, the transmitter and receiver each needs to be within 2% of the agreed …

C:\Windows\Explorer.exe is acting as a Virus, Windows 7

Malware I hate it with a passion! The new malware coming out these days is extremely smart. Recently, I had the opportunity or maybe misfortune of …

How to build a gaming Hackintosh on the cheap: software

My mission to build a powerful gaming Hackintosh for $650 — $50 less than Apple’s midrange Mac mini — is almost complete.<p>In Part 1 of this guide, I covered the components I purchased for my build and recommended extras and alternatives for those with different budgets.<p>In Part 2, I walked you …

10 Secret Features Hidden In Your Mac

But there's hope!<p>We've put together some great tips and tricks that can show you how to save time using your Mac, from taking advantage of its hidden calculator to discovering the tiny but useful icon that has been right in front of your face the entire time.

Calculators

A New Fritzing–Now With Code View

If you’ve read some of our books, you probably know that many of our authors are big fans of Fritzing. It’s a fantastic tool (and a huge collection of components and boards you can use in your designs) for sketching out your circuits, but it can do much more. You can use Fritzing to prepare …

The Best Gaming PCs and Hardware of 2014

I can still remember the winter of 2008: It was dark times for PC gaming, and talk in the industry made it seemed as though the end was nigh. Today, …

Getting Started with Electronics

article<p>https://blog.adafruit.com/2014/12/05/adafruit-holiday-gift-guide-2014-getting-started-with-electronics/<p>For those of you in need of gift …