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How to Extract and Clean Data From PDF Files in R

Do you need to extract the right data from a list of PDF files but right now you’re stuck?<p>If yes, you’ve come to the right place.<p><i>Note: This article</i> …

Natural Language Processing

This pretty e-paper smart calendar is everything I want in a gadget

A designer named Kosho Tsuboi has conceived a beautiful gadget idea. His product, the Magic Calendar, is an e-paper calendar that syncs with a smartphone to display your schedule. The project is associated with Google’s Android Experiments, which appears to be a Japanese program in which creators …

Extreme Weather

3 Simple Habits That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Remove the unnecessary. Automate decisions. Maintain good health.<p><i>What are the best productivity hacks of startup CEOs? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mikael Cho, founder of Crew | Unsplash,</b> …

Productivity

Scientists Confirm the Universe has no Direction

The universe is not spinning or stretched in any particular direction, according to the most stringent test yet. Looking out into the night sky, we …

Scientists Have Bee Designed First Artificial Photosynthesis Facility

Scientists have been studying a way in which to replicate the process of photosynthesis artificially by using a combination of solar cells and an …

Pressure Plate LED Coasters!

Looking to use up some more of his flexible LED strip, Hackaday alum and Tindie writer [Jeremy Cook] tried for a funky accent to his dinner or coffee …

Hacking

How a $50 Homemade Sensor Could Change the Way We Fight Urban Heat

<b>New York</b>: “#117 is back with me. The host has been traveling,” Carlos Jusino says to his colleague while I hang around hoping to chat with him about …

Smart Cities

The 5 do's and don'ts of being a successful startup founder, according to a big-time Silicon Valley VC

While Jordan is now a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), he used to be the CEO of OpenTable — and before that, the president of PayPal — so he knows a thing or two about running a company.<p>"We're charged with picking the people who see the future correctly," Jordan says of his role as a …

Silicon Valley

Antimatter | physics

<b>Antimatter</b>, substance composed of subatomic particles that have the mass, electric charge, and magnetic moment of the electrons, protons, and …

This Cheap, Portable Solar Panel Will Be the iPad of Renewables

A California-based startup unveiled a product this week that aims to disrupt solar power production, much like the iPhone changed …