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How to make a $7 cellphone sniffer

Please don’t use it for anything creepy<p>Tracking cellphone signals is much, much easier than you think. This demo from Danish IT pro Keld Normal uses a $7 USB device to snoop in on cell signals, essentially sniffing out any cellphones connected to a tower nearby.<p>There’s a lot of Ubuntu and Python …

Our computer education is lagging far behind society’s needs. I took matters into my own hands by teaching myself to code<p>I was born in 1999, around the peak of the dotcom bubble. But like most other young people out there, by the time I got to secondary school, my ICT lessons still just consisted …

Education

How Do You Start a Blog?

How Do You Start a Blog?<p>Updated November 20, 2016<p>Maybe because I am a marketing consultant and I have started and written for many blogs, many times …

Studying high-res satellite images on your lunch break can help uncover new archaeology sites

If you've ever dreamed of becoming an archaeologist, you might want to take a look at GlobalXplorer: a browser-based app that trains ordinary …

Build your own matchbox sized DIY timelapse spy camera for only $30

I’ve been a huge fan of the Arduino for quite a few years now. It allows me control cameras and lights in ways that would be otherwise impossible. As …

Install a Windowed GNU/Linux Environment On Any Android Device With This Guide

Android’s designed largely for mobile users, but since it has Linux at its core, it can work with a desktop environment as well. If you’ve ever …

The Python Power Coder BONUS Bundle | Popular Mechanics Shop

<b>The Developers' Guide to Python 3 Programming</b><p>Want to Code? Python 3 is the Perfect Place to Start<p>Python is an excellent first programming language because of its simple syntax, coding principles, and easy readability. It is a simple, yet powerful programming language that allows developers to build …

Python Programming

Getting Started with Raspberry Pi using the WD Labs PiDrive

<i>Make:</i> pal and former staffer, Donald Bell, has a new tutorial on his Maker Project Lab <i>YouTube</i> channel showing how relatively easy it is to get a full-blown Raspberry Pi computer system up and running. Donald’s channel is sponsored by Western Digital and the video is of him unboxing and setting up …

5 Best apps for programming on android platform

Share15<p>Tweet<p>Share22<p>+1<p>Shares 37<p>Learning to program is awesome. You can make yourself think in very different ways, and learn a trade that will be …

13 best-selling online classes you can enroll in for just $10 right now

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>With this in mind, Udemy is offering more than 17,000 classes on their site for just $10 each.<p><b>The deal ends on March 14 at 6 a.m. PST.</b><p>Below …

How to Program: Computer Science Concepts and Python Exercises

What Is Programming? Why Python?<p>episode 130 min.<p>Hello, World! Following tradition, write a program that produces this greeting as your first exercise …

Digital Offers: Learn to Code in Every Language you Need for $39!

"Computer programming is the future the industry of the future." If you have heard someone say that, it's time to look at a calendar and realize that …

Raspberry Pi PIXEL OS Now Available For PC And Mac Systems

After creating the new PIXEL operating system for the Raspberry Pi mini PC range the official Raspberry Pi Foundation has this week announced a …

Raspberry Pi

The Most Popular Programming Languages Based On Jobs, Search Engines, and More

There’s no rule that says you <i>have</i> to learn the most popular programming languages, but if you want to code for a living it might be beneficial to …

6 Tech Skills That'll Help You Earn More In 2017

Want to make big money in 2017? If you’re fluent in one or more of the following skills, you have it made–and if you’re not, there’s no better time to learn.<p><b>1. Data science</b><p>The industry has been building up to this for several years, and it’s never been more true than it is right now: big data is …

Mobile Development

Learn Python: A Free Online Course from Google

Google has created a free Python class designed for "people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python." A fortunate thing …

The Operating Systems Real Hackers Use

Black and gray hat hackers are what most people consider professional despite the morally disputable nature of their operations.<p>Most hackers’ skill …

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Get a complete computer science education for only $39

It’s been repeated ad infinitum: Coding is the new literacy, and you’ll need to learn a programming language or two if you’re serious about keeping your resume sharp in the 21st century. Here’s one way: Take advantage of a university-caliber computer science education without the crazy tuition fees …

9 Places to Learn How to Code in 15 Minutes or Less a Day

I read with great interest a recent TechCrunch article from a developer named Basel Farag. In “Please Don’t Learn to Code,” the author makes a …

Pay Per Click

How to Make Money as An Amazon Affiliate

Earlier this week, a newer blogger asked me how to make money as an Amazon affiliate.<p><i>Note: This post contains affiliate links.</i><p>It reminded me that …

Keras Tutorial: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Deep Learning in Python

In this step-by-step Keras tutorial, you’ll learn how to build a convolutional neural network in Python!<p>In fact, we’ll be training a classifier for …

Deep Learning

Python Top 10 Articles

<i>In this observation, we ranked nearly 1,500 articles posted in October-November 2016 about Python and Data Science. (0.67% chance)</i><p>According to GitHub …

Top 10

The Best Free Alternatives to Expensive Software

If you’re paying for premium software, chances are there’s a free alternative out there you could use instead, with features just as good as the ones …

Best Courses to Become a Complete Web Developer

Web development has been steadily growing as a career, with many people finding their passion for coding and problem solving. Development has also …

JavaScript

Top 10 best tutorials to start learning hacking with Kali Linux

Top 10 Best Kali Linux Hacking And Security Tutorials for Beginners<p>Kali Linux is one of the most loved distros by the hacking and security community …

How To Create Dramatic Vector Illustrations

Things To Consider Before Getting Started<p><b>Resolution</b>. Although vector artwork is scalable without compromising quality, you have to decide on the …

Graphics

How-to Install Oracle 11g Database on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety 64bit Easy Guide

<b>Download the Oracle 11g R2 Database for Linux</b>: <b><br>Oracle 11g R2 .zip for Linux</b> <br>The Link Contains the List of Oracle 11g r2 Database Releases.<p>Open a <b>Shell</b> …

Nine DIY Photography Tricks That Anyone Can Do

<b>Video:</b> If you're getting tired of the usual selfies and perfunctory sunset pictures, here are a few fun tricks that can reinvigorate your photos with …