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Every story in the world has one of these six basic plots

Researchers analysed over 1700 novels to reveal six story types – but can they be applied to our most-loved tales? Miriam Quick takes a look.<p>“My prettiest contribution to the culture” was how the novelist Kurt Vonnegut described his old master’s thesis in anthropology, “which was rejected because …

Literature

Double The Resolution, From An Arduino ADC

Analog-to-digital converters, or ADCs, are somewhat monolithic devices for most users, a black box that you ask nicely for the value on its input, …

Arduino

Top 10 Raspberry Pi Apps Of 2018

Back in the golden age of computing, circa 1960’s everyone was jumping on to the computer bandwagon. Most often than not, one would buy a computer …

Raspberry Pi

Build Your Own Supercomputer with ESP32s

If the computer you have isn’t particularly fast, there’s a well-documented way to get more out of it. You just need more of the same computer, and …

Supercomputers

7-Port USB Hub with Switch Adapter LED Light

7-Port USB Hub with ON / OFF Switch, Black<br>Expand your computer's connectivity with this 7-port USB hub with ON / OFF switch<br>Designed with 7-ports, …

What Is Cloudflare's 1.1.1.1 DNS and How to Set It Up

On April 1, the internet-services firm Cloudflare announced it was offering a fast DNS resolver that uses the 1.1.1.1 IP address. Here's how to set …

How to install and use Flatpak on Ubuntu

Universal packages are the way of the future. Don't be limited to only snaps on Ubuntu. Jack Wallen shows you how to install Flatpak support, so the …

Linux

15 Ways to Get Someone Out of Your Head

7. Don't waste all of your time trying to figure someone else out.<p>Have you ever found that you just can’t stop thinking about someone—what they did …

Pro Tip: How to add blank spaces to your iPhone home screen grid

Some of the most creative iPhone home screen designs we’ve ever seen use blank gaps to separate icons into groups or to create interesting stepped patterns. But how is that even possible? After all, if you delete a home screen icon, the others close ranks to fill in the space.<p>The answer is to add …

Get started with IoT: How to build a DIY Blynk Board

<i>This tutorial is for those with some DIY hardware experience, though advanced beginners may find it a fun challenge. Also, experienced users might</i> …

Arduino

Amp Voltage Meter Voltmeter Dual USB 4.8A Car Charger LED Display Fast Charging

Arduino Automated IC Tester Created Using Arduino Mega

Developers, electronics engineers, makers and hobbyists looking for an affordable integrated circuit tester may be interested in this automated …

Arduino

IC testing with Arduino Mega

Arduino boards by themselves are, of course, great for making a wide array of projects. Sometimes, however, you’ll need to add other integrated …

Arduino

Fast and Accurate Face Tracking in Live Video with Python

Fast and Accurate Face Tracking in Live Video with Python<p>Follow Glenn • 72 days ago<br>8 Projects • 6 Followers<p>I recently came across a post on Reddit …

We have unlocked the deep, terrible heart of evil lurking within the so-called “Piano Man”

Given Twitter’s recent obsession with turning old poems into memes, it should be no surprise that someone dug up some old H.P. Lovecraft verse and …

12 Stretches to Help Relieve Tight Shoulders

It’s important that you stretch your shoulders regularly to loosen and strengthen the muscles. Releasing tension in your body can improve your …

BLE Driving 101 | David Sopas - Web Security Researcher

I’m writing this article on my path of becoming a better researcher on IoT devices.<br>My goal was to create a portable device that I could use to scan …

Hunting Rogue Access Points with the ESP8266

Cantennas outperform every consumer-grade Wi-Fi antenna I’ve had the bad luck of purchasing. Cantenna is a mashup of ‘can’ and ‘antenna’ creating the …

GPIO expander: access a Pi’s GPIO pins on your PC/Mac

Use the GPIO pins of a Raspberry Pi Zero while running Debian Stretch on a PC or Mac with our new GPIO expander software! With this tool, you can …

Raspberry Pi

10 Useful Windows 10 Features You Probably Never Use But Should

Windows has been knocking around in some form or another for a grand total of 32 years now, and in that time it’s amassed a lot of features—not just …

Software

A Few Caps For A Faster Multimeter

We just love it when someone takes apart a bench instrument. There is something about voiding a warranty and then making modifications that hits the …

How to tweak the new Firefox 57 Quantum browser to suit your preferences

Trying the new multi-process Firefox 57? Save yourself some time with these set-up tips...<p>Mozilla's new Firefox 57 Quantum browser has been well …

Plusboard Electronics Prototyping Board Designed For Makers

Makers, electronics enthusiasts and hobbyists searching for a unique electronic prototyping board maybe interested in Plusboard, an enhanced …

Arduino

How to Turn Your Raspberry Pi Into an Amazon Echo/Dot Using Alexa

<b>Article Technical Rating: 8 out of 10</b><p>When Amazon launched its flagship product the Amazon Echo in 2015, it was nothing more than a voice-controlled …

Raspberry Pi

Want a Temperature-Controlled Cordless Soldering Iron? Here’s How to Make One

You can’t buy one, but you can build a DIY one for tinkering in the field Photo: Randi Klett Photo: Randi Klett <b>When I first learned to solder,</b> I did …

Atom X1 Super Small 32-bit Arduino Development Board

Electronics enthusiasts, makers and developers searching for a super small 32-bit Arduino development board may be interested in the Atom X1 which …

Hackaday Prize Entry: Unlock Your PC The RFID Way

Sometimes we see projects whose name describes very well what is being achieved, without conveying the extra useful dimension they also deliver. So …

Arduino

Building a Hacking Kit with Raspberry Pi and Kali Linux

The Raspberry Pi has some unique features that are very powerful and easily accessible for a Hacking Kit. In particular, Pi is a joke and its …

Raspberry Pi

Here’s how people judge you based on your face

Scientists have identified countless ways that we judge people based on their looks, even when those judgments have no basis in reality.<p>"We form …

Cheap DIY MIDI to USB Adapter

[Joonas] became frustrated with cheap but crappy MIDI to USB converters, and the better commercial ones were beyond his budget. He used a Teensy LC …

Arduino