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Create Your Own Apple HomeKit Enabled Projects Using The Raspberry Pi

Hobbyists and Raspberry Pi enthusiasts interested in creating DIY HomeKit enabled projects and devices may be interested in a new tutorial published …

Raspberry Pi

Couple underwent a 24-hour 'hackathon' and created a multimillion-dollar business

Husband and wife team Chris Caley and Melanie McVean gave themselves an almighty challenge.In May 2015 they staged a 24-hour "hackathon" and tasked …

Peer-Reviewed

How to Channel Your Fear of Failure Into Remarkable Success

The truth is, fear drives everyone's behavior.<p><i>How do you overcome the fear of entrepreneurial failure? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Todd Belveal, Founder and CEO at Washlava, on</b> …

Self-improvement

You Don't Need to Be a Blockchain Expert to Start a Blockchain Company

Privacy and data ownership will drive consumer decisions in 2018 and beyond.<p>If you're still trying to get your head around Bitcoin and ICOs, that's understandable. Blockchain though, the underlying social encryption technology behind cryptocurrency, is applicable to any and all industries.<p>The …

Blockchain

Turn your Raspberry Pi into a portable Touchscreen Tablet with SunFounder's RasPad

I was very fortunate to get a preview version of the "RasPad" from SunFounder. Check it out at https://raspad.sunfounder.com/ and at the time of …

Be a Person Who Makes Focaccia on the Regular

Top it with crunchy flakes of Maldon salt, thinly sliced red onion, a big red ribbon—you do you.<p>I hear that if you say “classic focaccia” three times aloud on the night of a full moon, it might appear hot and puffy from the oven right before your eyes. And if that doesn’t work, we’ve got a …

Baking

Neuroscience Says Doing This 1 Trick Can Help Your Children Feel More Fulfilled

It takes just a couple of minutes, but studies show this mindfulness exercise can boost compassion, resilience, and positive emotions. And it's not just for kids.<p>Say you get a nasty email from a client. Or you have to fire an employee. Or you're pitching to investors on zero sleep.<p>Entrepreneurs …

Mindfulness

Inside a sexy, secret men’s only club for the super-rich

Few have set foot inside the newly opened Munich Contenance Club, a place so secretive that its exact location is shrouded in mystery. What is known …

The Next Big Volcano Could Briefly Cool Earth. NASA Wants to Be Ready.

A quarter-century ago, Pinatubo, a volcano in the Philippines, blew its top in a big way: It spewed a cubic mile of rock and ash and 20 million tons of sulfur dioxide gas into the atmosphere. The gas spread around the world and combined with water vapor to make aerosols, tiny droplets that …

Climate Change

‘Migrants are more profitable than drugs’: how the mafia infiltrated Italy’s asylum system

Crime families have cashed in on the ‘refugee industry’. By Barbie Latza Nadeau<p>Joy, a young Nigerian woman, was standing in the street outside the sprawling, overcrowded Cara di Mineo reception centre for asylum seekers in central Sicily, waiting for someone to pick her up when I met her. It was …

Profit

The $500 Million Heist Hit High-Minded Cryptocurrency: QuickTake

When hackers broke into a cryptocurrency exchange in Japan last week, they made off with about $500 million. But what they stole wasn’t Bitcoin or …

Cryptocurrency

Mustafa Suleyman: The liberal activist who cofounded Google's £400 million artificial intelligence lab

Mustafa Suleyman is one of the three cofounders of DeepMind, an artificial intelligence (AI) lab in London that was acquired by Google in 2014 for a reported £400 million — the search giant's largest acquisition in Europe to date.<p>Listen to a few of Suleyman's talks on YouTube and you'll quickly …

Artificial Intelligence

How to create your own cryptocurrency: A beginner's guide to starting a bitcoin alternative

Bitcoin’s spectacular rise in value over the past year has spurred huge amounts of interest in digital currencies, and brand new altcoins are …

Here is the leaked white paper for the massive Telegram ICO

It seems everyone wants in on the cryptocurrency craze – and it looks messaging giant Telegram is gearing up to launch its own initial coin offering (ICO).<p>Following a report from TechCrunch, Cryptovest has shared a leaked copy of the white paper primer detailing Telegram’s blockchain-powered …

Cryptocurrency

What the heck is Ripple? A brief look at the hottest cryptocurrency of the moment.

Move over ethereum and litecoin — ripple is suddenly the hot new cryptocurrency.<p>But ripple is different. It can't be mined. It can't be used to go …

Cryptocurrency

Citizen science projects you can undertake to beat summer holiday boredom

Are you craving something more stimulating than binging television series or walking around shopping centres this summer?<p>Hundreds of research …

Australian Universities

9 Adorable DIY Ornaments Your Kids Can Make Themselves

The goal: To keep your totally insane, house-bound children occupied while you run around tackling Christmas to-dos. These DIY ornaments are not only …

Chemicals

12 tips that kept our guts healthy and inflammation-free in 2017

Keeping your gut healthy is one of the most important things you can do for your well-being. When your digestive system is messed up, sheer chaos in …

Moody Tongue’s Chocolate Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p><b>Make the chocolate cakes</b> Preheat the oven to 350°. Grease two 10-inch round cake pans, line with parchment and grease the …

Dessert

A new layer of blockchain tech is emerging: inter-chain mediators

In the beginning was Bitcoin, the only blockchain we thought we’d need. Then Ethereum came along and launched us into a multi-blockchain world. Since then we’ve seen many new blockchains emerge with their various different protocols, financed by their various different tokens.<p>One of the the key …

Blockchain

Make your own Twitter bot with Python and Raspberry Pi

Twitter is a wonderful communication and social media platform. It has everything: breaking news, political opinion, humor, celebrities, …

Raspberry Pi

How to Write and Run a Shell Script on the Raspberry Pi

In this tutorial I’ll discuss the basics of shell scripts, what they’re used for, and how to write and run them on the Raspberry Pi.<p>What is a Shell …

Linux

Send Text and HTML Email Using Python on the Raspberry Pi - Raspberry Pi Spy

My first attempt at Python programming was a script to send email. This is something I planned to use in a future applications so I thought it was a …

Build Your Own Laptop With $250 Kano Computer Kit

Family-friendly fun (via Kano)<p>Parenting just got a lot easier with the Kano Computer Kit Complete.<p>The DIY laptop, powered by Raspberry Pi 3 and Kano …

​Umain eyes UWB sensors in sync with Raspberry Pi 3

Umain's latest development kit for its Ultra Wide Band (UWB) short-distance radar sensor, called HST-D3, works with Raspberry Pi 3 and will allow …

Raspberry Pi

How To: VPN Your IoT & Media Devices with a Raspberry Pi PIA Routertraffic

Virtual private networks, or VPNs, are popular for helping you stay anonymous online by changing your IP address, encrypting traffic, and hiding your …

Linux

Deep learning on the Raspberry Pi with OpenCV

I’ve received a number of emails from PyImageSearch readers who are interested in performing deep learning in their Raspberry Pi. Most of the …

Deep Learning

How to use stepper motors from old printers

I have been using stepper motors for a while now, and they are fantastic for all sorts of robotic projects.<p>Today I will share the things I have …

Arduino

Robot AIY Project

<b>Posts:</b> 4<p><b>Joined:</b> Mon Jun 29, 2015 5:05 pm<p><b>Location:</b> Poland<p><b>Contact:</b> Website<p>Hello.<br>I build a voice-controlled robot.<p>I use a chassis with 4 motors.<p>This is …

How blockchain will finally convert you: Control over your own data

In the past few years, blockchain has developed an unrivaled reputation as the next big thing for the decentralized internet. Startups have absorbed billions of dollars from traditional funding and token sales to develop software and proof-of-concepts that employ blockchain to fix many of the …