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Kali Linux on the Raspberry Pi: 3, 2, 1, and Zero

Combining two of my favorite things: Kali Linux and variety of Raspberry Pi models.<p>This promises to be great fun! I'm going to be combining two of my …

Amazon Echo Murder Case Renews Privacy Questions Prompted By Our Digital Footprints

Smart devices like the Amazon Echo record snippets of conversation when they're being used. NPR's Scott Simon asks Scott Stein of CNET to explain what happens to the data that is collected.<p>Transcript<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST:<p>Police in Arkansas have asked Amazon for data from an Echo device they believe …

First Responders Give Google Glass A Second Life

Augmented reality helps identify patients who urgently need care<p>When first responders enter the scene of an active shooting or chemical spill, they must rapidly decide how to prioritize patient care. The current triage system uses color-coded tags corresponding to the seriousness of a patient’s …

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Your body is the interface

What if the future of the phone was no phone at all?<p>When Tim Cook introduced the Apple Watch, many hoped it might do for wearable computers what the …

If You Can’t Answer This Question in 5 Seconds, You’re in Trouble

“If I had more time, I would have written a shorter letter.” Considering its ironic truth, it’s not surprising that the quote has been widely …

SonoPi Touch – Raspberry Pi Powered Multiroom Audio System (video)

KnowHowTec based in Germany have created a multiroom audio solution which is powered by the awesome Raspberry Pi mini PC. The system includes a 160W …

What you see is not always what you get: how virtual reality can manipulate our minds

It is often said that you should not believe everything you see on the internet. But with the advent of immersive technology – like virtual reality …

Top 10 Augmented Reality Games We Want

After the massive success of <i>Pokemon GO</i>, we couldn’t help but brainstorm other properties that would make for fun augmented reality games. Here are …

Obama Looks Just As Awkward Wearing A Virtual Reality Headset As You Do

Not even the president can make this look cool.<p>It has to be pretty weird being the president. One minute you’re on Air Force One, the next minute you’re serving as your own guide on a virtual tour through one of America’s favorite national parks.<p>Chief White House photographer Pete Souza captured …

This Interactive Game Is The Reason My Daughter (Finally) Likes Science

Maybe video games have a bigger role in STEM education than we thought.<p>When I watched kids play the intergalactic science adventure game Blue Apprentice in a video I could almost see the neural connections forming in their brain.<p>So I put it to the test on my seven-year-old daughter (who would …

Is Android coming to Raspberry Pi? Eben Upton says claims are 'promising'

There are thousands of uses for the Raspberry Pi: you can use the credit card-sized computer to build an arcade machine, an internet radio, or even a …

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Teachers Ready for Virtual Reality in Education

Today’s teachers are ready to champion the use of virtual reality in education for their digitally savvy students. According to a GfK survey …

Google opens up virtual reality field trips to everyone

Last year Google first demoed its impressive virtual reality field trip program, Expeditions, and started rolling them out to a select set of schools. Now the company is opening up the VR experience to everyone.<p>In case you’re not familiar. Expeditions are VR ‘trips’ designed around Google Cardboard …

4 Predictions for Mixed Reality from Magic Leap

Graeme Devine certainly thinks big.<p>Since it was founded in 2011, what Magic Leap has been working on has been shrouded in mystery. An augmented …

Achieve3000 Unveils Nonfiction Blended Learning Literacy Solutions

ISTE 2016 Coverage<p>The New Jersey-based company announced new updates to its blended learning products.<p>Achieve3000 has announced several new and …

Amazon launches Inspire as it looks to become a major player in education tech

Sharing is caring — and it can also be profitable.<p>Amazon on Monday launched a new online portal with thousands of free education resources such as …

Game Boy disease? Wearable technology helps prevent, creator says

When patients visit Dr. Vahid Sahiholnasab for a routine check-up, he often asks to review their electronic fitness trackers.<p>He is learning that …

New tool for virtual and augmented reality uses ‘deep learning’

Future systems that allow people to interact with virtual environments will require computers to interpret the human hand’s nearly endless variety …

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Raspberry Pi Pocket Chip With 3D Printed Case Created (video)

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts who are looking for a project to keep themselves busy over the weekend or two might be interested in this new Raspberry Pi …

Simple reward-based learning suits adolescents best - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Adolescents focus on rewards and are less able to learn to avoid punishment or consider the consequences of alternative actions, finds a new UCL-led …

10 alternatives to the Raspberry Pi | ZDNet

VoCore<p>A coin-sized Linux computer that is totally open-source, and costs $20. This is a small, low-cost, totally open-source (both the hardware and …

Behind the Scenes of a Makerspace

Learning Spaces<p>The Rutgers University Makerspace has become a hub of creativity on campus. Here’s how it manages operations, equipment, projects and …

The biggest maker of Raspberry Pis was just acquired for $871 million

Premier Farnell, the biggest maker of the wildly popular Raspberry Pi minicomputer, is now being acquired by Daetwyler Holding AG, a Swiss industrial component supplier, for approximately $871 million. According to <i>Bloomberg</i>, the union will reportedly allow both companies to better compete in the …

​The 'Pokémon Go' wearable costs $35

Next month, Nintendo is going to fulfill the childhood dreams of thousands of people who grew up in the 1990s: it's releasing <i>Pokémon Go</i>, an app that lets you catch pocket monsters in the <i>real world</i> using your smartphone. That alone is pretty exciting for fans, but if you've been following the game …

Web Developer, Blogger and Technology Enthusiast

I'm a <b>web developer</b>.<p>I'm a <b>blogger</b>.<p>I'm a <b>technology ethusiast</b>.<p>Okay...<p>I'm really just a bit of a nerd.<p>I live in the <b>UK</b>.<p>I spend most of my time doing new …

Google Glass lets parking wardens scan for fines in seconds

Finland-based Vincit’s app works with Google Glass to scan the registration numbers of parked cars and check parking fees.<p>16 May 2016<p>Traffic wardens …

Raspberry Pis Sweeten a Library’s Bottom Line

Here’s a great real-world use case for the Pi—a small job for a small computer. [viking–] works in a public library. Like many public libraries, this …

Raspberry Pi Zero gains camera support, keeps the $5 price

When the Raspberry Pi Foundation launched the credit-card sized Zero, it stressed that the DIY computing board would not be as capable as the rest of the Pi family. But if there's one thing we've learned about the Raspberry Pi, it's that there's always room for improvement. Today, the Zero has …

Google's new Spaces app mixes chat, YouTube, and Chrome

With Google+ dying a slow death, Google has been looking for other ways to help users share content online. Its latest attempt is a new standalone app for group discussions on specific topics called Spaces.<p>It’s simple enough: you create a ‘Space’ dedicated to a particular interest, and then invite …

Raspberry Pi gets an 8-megapixel Sony camera upgrade

Although the Raspberry Pi has undergone numerous refreshes since it launched three years ago, its first official accessory -- a 5-megapixel Omnivision camera module -- has remained the same. That's mostly due to the Raspberry Pi Foundation and its partners buying a huge amount of sensors, which not …

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