Jim Jool

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iRobot Now Sells A Roomba For Hackers

It probably won't clean your floors, but it can become the roaming DJ of your dreams<p>If you've longed to have a robot sidekick of your very own, but weren't sure where to start, iRobot is here to help. The company behind the iconic Roomba has released a new version of their classic floor-sweeping …

Robotics

The Most Infamous Graffiti Artists Of 1970s New York City

In the crime-ridden New York of the ’70s, trains were wild canvases. Here, the work of 12 graffiti kings and their stories.<p>In 2014, New York City’s subway cars look mostly homogenous, with exteriors of blank steel and interiors decorated with the smiling faces of Venmo Lucas and Dr. Zizmor. But in …

Streetwear

40 JavaScript Chart and Graph Libraries

A chart displays data and information graphically and helps you to understand your data and project easily. Every business requires charts or graphs …

Data Visualization

Programming Languages, Part A

The first 5 online resources to use when learning to code

Even if you think the buzz around "learning how to code" is overkill, you have to admit it's here to stay.<p>Just like it's easier to learn a foreign …

50 Most Useful jQuery Plugins for Frontend Development

There many other JavaScript frameworks available, but jQuery is clearly the most popular (according to BuiltWith, it’s currently used by over 78% of …

Getting Started with ES6 – The Next Version of JavaScript

JavaScript has come a long ways in its 20 years of existence. It’s grown from a language used to define a few variables and functions to one that can …

JavaScript

Types of Motors

There are many types of motors. Big ones, small ones, fast ones, strong ones. Whether you need brute strength, blinding speed or delicate precision …

Communicate, communicate, communicate

Does your project have a communications plan? It’s often something that less experienced project managers forget to do.<p>The purpose of a …

Project Management

Six Ways To Define Your Internet Of Things Strategy

By 2020, an estimated 50 billion devices around the globe will be connected to the Internet. Perhaps a third of them will be computers, smartphones, tablets, and TVs. The remaining two-thirds will be other kinds of “things”: sensors, actuators, and newly invented intelligent devices that monitor, …

What 'GTA 5' Teaches Us About The Unsettling Future Of Immersion

Grand Theft Auto 5, out for more than a year already, has found itself even causing controversy in its re-release, something only Grand Theft Auto could do. The issue is that in response to an online petition, Target and Kmart have pulled the game from store shelves in Australia, leading to an …