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Signs that you're a bad programmer - Software Engineering Tips

<b>June 1st, 2012.</b> This article now has a sequel: Signs that you're a <i>good</i> programmer.<p>Why was this written?<p>1. Inability to reason about code<p>Reasoning …

How to Build Your Own Computer

Introduction: How to Build Your Own Computer<p>About: I'm a really open person so ask away if you wanna know anything :) More About michael.horjus »<p>The …

The Best Buttermilk Pancakes

Beltane Ranch's ripe raspberries serve as both a base for the fruity syrup and as a garnish for the pancakes. Fresh raspberries are the pride of the …

Methods of Alleviating Anxiety

In my previous post, Understanding Anxiety as a Symptom: Not the Problem, I focus on what causes the brain/body reaction to produce anxiety symptoms, …

Hackaball: A Toy for 21st Century Launched on Kickstarter

Creators Made by Many give us an insight on an epic 2-year design process<p>We've had an eye on the "Hackaball" project by London based agency Made by …

Cockroach robots? Not nightmare fantasy but science lab reality

They lurk in dark corners, feed off crumbs, and obey the commands of humans. Years in the making, and a contender for the most revolting creation to emerge from a laboratory, the robo-roach has arrived.<p>Built by engineers in Texas, the robotic insect fuses a live cockroach with a miniature computer …

Robotics

Tiny Ringo Arduino Robot Unveiled (video)

Anyone who enjoys building projects using the Arduino platform may be interested in a new tiny palm sized Arduino robot which has been created by …

Arduino

What Programming Language Should I Learn in 2015?

We live in a peak time of information technology.What Is The Biggest Mistake Web Designers Make The Most Often?We have written and grown a lot with …

Paris has a drone problem

Mysterious sightings over major landmarks raise security concerns following Charlie Hebdo attacks<p>Police in Paris yesterday detained three Al Jazeera journalists on charges of flying a drone without a license, marking the latest development in what's been a bizarre week for a city still reeling from …

Here Are All The Crazy Ways Humans Are Changing Nature

A new photo series titled “A Guide to the Flora and Fauna of the World” documents the ways humans are changing the natural world. Shot and edited by Robert Zhao Renhui, whose work explores the ethics and morality of man’s relationship to nature, the images catalogue how animals and organisms evolve …

With Mesh, Bluetooth Strengthens Case As Key Internet Of Things Technology

Back in the late nineties, it seemed everyone was talking about about a new wireless technology with a funny name.<p>“It’s the name of a medieval King of Denmark!” some would write, but soon it became apparent that it wasn’t the name that made Bluetooth interesting. Instead, it was how the new short …

Internet of Things

Rats Remember Who's Nice to Them—and Return the Favor

It's the first time scientists have found direct reciprocation in the animal kingdom.<p>Rats can remember acts of kindness by other rats—and treat them accordingly, a new study says.<p>In experiments, Norwegian rats were most helpful to individuals that had previously helped them—perhaps to try and …

Research

How long can we stay awake?

We can fight off the sandman for a while, but after a certain point, sleeplessness leads to temporary madness and – just maybe – death, discovers Adam Hadhazy.<p>People start to hallucinate and go a bit crazy<p>It’s surprising how we spend our lives. Reach your 78th birthday and according to some …

University of Chicago

Tiny Robot Grippers Dissolve Away in Your Body Once Their Job Is Done

As robots get small enough to easily swim around inside the human body, they'll soon be used to perform medical procedures all from within a patient. …

Robotics

These tiny ASCII animations live in your browser's address bar

These animations created by developer Glen Chiacchieri might be the cutest example of ASCII art we've ever seen. Each piece is composed of multiple frames that are actually uniques URLs — click on one and your browser loads the pages in quick succession, turning your address bar into a flip …

Does pacing back and forth actually help anxiety?

Maybe you're on a phone interview for the perfect job opportunity, or maybe your in-laws are due to show up any minute.<p>To deal with these everyday …

5 lucrative tech careers to pursue in 2015

Looking to make the biggest bucks in the fastest growing industry?<p>There are two crystal clear — albeit unsurprising — commonalities among the top 10 …

Machine Learning

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'Internet of Things' gets watchdog to prevent hacking of smart gadgets in homes

'Internet of Things' gets watchdog: Report calls for extra security to prevent hacking of smart gadgets in homes<p><b>Guidelines were announced by the</b> …

technosensations.com

Use The 'Incremental-Hacking Cycle' To Hone Your Programming Skills

Learning how to become a hacker is a lot like learning to play an instrument, says software developer and open source advocate Eric Steven Raymond. …

Partly cloudy with a chance of hacking?

In the latest Internet of Things security blunder, personal weather station devices made by Netatmo were found sending users' Wi-Fi passwords back to …

Forum Thread: What External Hardware Is Used in Hacking?

What external hardware is required for hacking?

Growth Hacking: 4 Simple Tactics To Get In The Game

The term growth hacking was initially used by entrepreneur and angel investor Sean Ellis back in 2010, when he was hiring for his replacement. While he received many qualified marketing resumes, he felt one key area was missing from potential candidates: growth.<p>He then added the phrase “growth …

It's now possible to map your home's WiFi signal in 3D

We already know that it's possible to map your home's WiFi signal in 2D, but that doesn't help if you're holding your phone above your head to get connected. Step forward YouTuber CNLohr, who appears to have developed a reasonably low-tech way to analyze the WiFi strength of any 3D space. Using …

Wi-Fi

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Religion