Kenneth Denny

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Rolling out some Raspberry Pi and Arduino maker projects at Fab Fest

MathWorks recently participated in Fab11, a week-long event in Boston that brought together Fab Lab managers from different parts of the world. …

Arduino

Use an Arduino and Relays to Control AC Lights and Appliances

Photos: Christopher Alden<p>In building our latest project, The Great Houdini Escape Room, located in the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, we tackled many Maker challenges. Everything in the room was built from “scratch.” The room uses over 5,000 feet of wire and is operated on over 5,000 lines …

LED Ring Around the ESP8266

The world needs more blinky lights, and [Bertus Kruger] has created a neat way to make lights blink wirelessly. He has a footprint in the middle of …

Hacking

Staying Warm Without Power: DIY Heaters

The romance of a brisk fall evening quickly fades when a storm causes the power to go out, and you’re left scrambling to stay warm. Staying warm …

What's So "Prime" About Prime Pantry?

If Prime Pantry frustrates Prime members who are spoiled by free, two-day shipping, who wants it?<p>Amazon’s smiley logo is a good fit for me, a relatively happy customer — an Amazon Prime member, even. I’m also a new parent; the two tend to go hand in hand.<p>You see, the $99-a-year Amazon Prime service …

Why the Aereo Shutdown Will Be a Disaster for Broadcast TV

Aereo offered a distinctive and revolutionary way for broadcast TV to remain relevant to younger viewers.<p>I almost missed the Aereo announcement last week, because I was ensconced at VidCon, the annual YouTube-focused convention in Anaheim, Calif. There I was, surrounded by 20,000 …

Bitcasa Launches CloudFS Platform for Devs to Deploy Cloud-based Apps

Cloud storage company Bitcasa has today launched CloudFS, a dev-focused platform with key APIs for building apps that make use of public cloud storage.<p>The company said the platform would allow developers to “innovate faster, with lower costs” by taking care of any public cloud integration, thereby …

Watch London in 1924 & 2014 get combined into one time traveling video

London is a city with so much history that you're always curious about what happened before. Who stood on this street? Where did this come from? What …

Yahoo's airing two comedy web shows in 2015 and daily concerts this summer

Yahoo has big plans to serve up original shows, just like Amazon, Hulu and Netflix, which have already invested serious money in original programming. In fact, the company just announced that it has two new comedies in the works, which are only the first ones in its brand new lineup of long-form …

Samsung Pulls Ads From Clipper Games Amid Racist Comments Attributed to Owner

Just the latest fallout.<p>Korean electronics giant Samsung said on Monday it was suspending ads scheduled to run either on-air or in-stadium during the Los Angeles Clippers games.<p>It’s the latest fallout after a tape said to be that of Clippers owner Donald Sterling making a variety of racist comments …

Gizmodo

Alligator fat can be made into biodiesel (and, yes, they have <i>a lot</i> of fat). Extreme cavers descend into the dark and dangerous depths of Earth's …