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New functional programming language can generate C, Python code for apps

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen's Department of Computer Science recently unveiled Futhark, an open source functional programming …

Programming

Chesapeake Light Craft | Boat Plans, Boat Kits, Boatbuilding Supplies, Boat Kit, Kayak Kit, Canoe Kit, Sailboat Kit

If you want to build a boat, we have what you need. Chesapeake Light Craft is your source for boat kits, kayak kits, boat plans, and boatbuilding …

The Powerful Force Behind Android Marshmallow's Rapid Rise

Another month, and another look at the market share of Google’s latest version of Android. As measured by visitors to the Google Play Store over a seven-day period that ended on April 4th, Marshmallow has managed to double its share of the Android market.<p>Rising from 2.3 percent last month to 4.6 …

try - It's never been easier to try Python packages

<b>try</b> is an easy-to-use cli tool to try out Python packages.<p>Features<p>Install specific package version from PyPI<br>• Install package from GitHub<br>• Install in …

Python 201: namedtuple

Python’s collections module has specialized container datatypes that can be used to replace Python’s general purpose containers. The one that we’ll …

Python Programming

A Security Framework for Python Applications

Project web site: http://yosaiproject.github.io/yosai<p>What is Yosai<p>Yosai is a "security framework" that features authentication, authorization, and …

The TSA spent $336,000 on a random number generator

If you’ve traveled through the US recently, you might have seen a TSA officer at a security checkpoint holding an iPad and directing people to different lines.<p>That’s the TSA’s “randomizer” app that’s reportedly used at 100 airports to randomly sort which line you end up in, so it’s a …

See the Grenadines by Sailboat

<b>The sailing course</b><p>"Those are Cumulonimbus clouds. A squall is coming. In a second the wind can go to 30 knots." Captain Alessandro says with a tad bit of urgency in his voice. "We are going to heave to and you guys need to put a reef in the sail."<p><i>Heave to</i>? My mind races through the jumble of sail …

Chaotic Motion Device Aims for Scalability, Portability | Engineering360

The world is full of “chaotic motion,” in other words, continuous but non-uniform types of physical excitation that are nevertheless pervasive and …

Kymeta’s Partnership With Panasonic Brings Internet To Maritime Markets

This week at CES, Kymeta announced a partnership with Panasonic to bring lightweight, flat-panel antennas to the maritime market. Kymeta’s core technology, the mTenna, is designed to communicate with satellites in order to bring high speed internet to anything on the move.<p>The partnership will allow …

Coast Guard Boardings and Your Fourth Amendment Rights, Part 1

Sorry, but when it comes to Coast Guard boardings, you don’t have any rights.<p>I’m surprised how many boaters don’t know this. The US Coast Guard can …

16 mobile theses

We’re now coming up to 9 years since the launch of the iPhone kicked off the smartphone revolution, and some of the first phases are over - Apple and …

Apps

The Top 10 Marketing Trends That Will Define 2016

If relevance, context, and effective delivery aren’t the topic of regular conversations in your marketing department, 2016 is going to be a frustrating year for you.<p>Businesses need to keep a clear focus on the needs and expectations of their customers—a group that’s diverse and fragmented, with …

Customer Experience

Top 10 Disruptive Retail Trends for 2016

News<p>BY Dan Berthiaume<p>Enterprise technology provider Software AG is expecting retail to become an increasingly seamless and store-centric proposition …

Online retail trends for 2016

Reports and Insights | Retail USA: What's in Store 2016

By integrating research across solutions, Nielsen developed a forward-looking view of the retail environment encompassing trends in channels and …

Five Trends Ready to Disrupt In-Store Retail in 2016

With 2015 coming to a close, retailers are looking ahead for the next wave of technology that will impact in-store innovation. While we’re still …

Bio-Powered Chips Might One Day Fit Inside Cells

For the first time, researchers have developed a microchip that is powered by the same energy-rich molecules that fuel living cells, researchers say. …

Community Solar Is Going To Explode Next Year

If you’re one of the many who’ve missed the rooftop solar panel revolution—renters and home owners who don’t have solar-friendly roofs—here’s a bit …

Google’s Project Sunroof Now Tells More Homeowners How Well Solar Would Work On Their Roofs

Google’s Project Sunroof, which started as a 20 percent project by Google engineering lead Carl Elkin, helps you figure out how well solar panels would work on your roof. The company launched the project in August, but at the time, it only covered homes in Boston and a few select areas in …

Solar Power

This DIY Solar-Powered Steam Generator Can Reach 250 Celsius

<b>Editorial note:</b> This is one of the many cool projects to come out of the POC21 conference where 100 eco-hackers gathered in a French castle to brainstorm ways to improve the world.<p>Around 25% of the total energy used in industrialized countries is consumed as heat, much of it generated by burning …

Clean Energy

Earning their crust: Couple quit their jobs to sell pizza from a boat in paradise... and they're hiring!

One couple decided to quit the rat race to live the ultimate dream - to open a pizza boat in the stunning Caribbean ocean.<p>What's more, the quirky …

Kylie Jenner

The Sea is Calling

It’s just about that time. I knew I couldn’t stay away for much longer.<p><i>“It isn’t that life ashore is distasteful to me. But life at sea is better.” –</i> …