Kevin Tam

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Facebook announces PyTorch 1.0, a more unified AI framework

Though Facebook’s focus on day 1 of its F8 conference centered on the company’s recent struggles and their relationship with the phrase “taking broader responsibility,” day 2 shifted most of the pizazz to the technical advances its giant team has made over the past year.<p>Today, the company announced …

Machine Learning

How To: Build a Beginner Hacking Kit with the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+

If you want to follow Null Byte tutorials and try out Kali Linux, the Raspberry Pi is a perfect way to start. In 2018, the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ …

Off-The-Shelf Hacker: The New Crop of 'Packaged' Sensors

People generally think of sensors as photocells, thermometers or even push-buttons. In terms of hackable hardware, a sensor is an input device, …

Hackaday Prize Entry: The Arduino Powered LED Persistence Of Vision Rechargeable 3D Printed Fidget Spinner

It had to come to this. For his entry into this year’s Hackaday Prize, [Sean Hodgins] created a persistence of vision fidget spinner. This isn’t just …

Fidget Spinner

Please stop putting old ladders in your bathroom

For the love of Pinterest, please stop putting old ladders in your bathrooms, people.<p>The rise of HGTV and quaint-as-fuck-looking homes is a welcome …

Raspberry Pi Facial Recognition Using AWS Rekognition And Pi-Timolo

Developers, Raspberry Pi enthusiasts and makers that have projects that could benefit from facial recognition might be interested in a new Raspberry …

Raspberry Pi

Software Review: Iris Calculator

<b>Software:</b> Iris Calculator, by Matt Arnold<p><b>Price:</b> $4.99 monthly or $39.99 yearly<p>Last year, I found myself obsessing over a new project. I wanted to make a mechanical iris peep-hole for my front door. I worked up a prototype over the course of a month or two and learned a lot of things. One day, I’ll …

Google’s AI translation tool seems to have invented its own language

Jennifer Morris, Writer, Formative Content<p>Back in September 2016, Google launched its Neural Machine Translation (GNMT) system, which uses deep …

Udacity open sources its self-driving car simulator for anyone to use

Self-driving cars require self-driving car software, and Udacity’s helping to feed that need with its nanodegree program in the field. Now, the online education company is also making available its self-driving car simulator via open source license, allowing anyone with a working knowledge of Unity …

What We Learned Designing a Chatbot for Banking

The truth about online banking interfaces is that they are usually terribly complex. Chatbots make it easy.<p>For the past year we were working on a …

Ikea’s hackable ‘open platform' furniture will go on sale early next year

The furniture is designed to be easily adapted to customers’ needs<p>Ikea has long been a target for furniture hackers, with customers finding new ways to repurpose items sold by the firm. Turn some shelves into a radiator cover? No problem. Make a toolbox on wheels out of a chest of drawers? Simple. …