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4 Ways to Control Electronic Relays

I’ve always been fascinated with relays, they’re so absolute, so binary. Anyway, I’ve built a few projects using relays and thought I’d share what I learned to help make it easier for others to use relays in their projects. I’m not an expert, I’m just a coder who likes to play with hardware.<p>An …

If you’re over 40 and work, you’re in for some big surprises

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Boomers and Gen X-ers: Your working world is in for major disruptions between now and …

Retirement

Airlines are starting to price their seats based on your personal information – but is it legal?

Imagine if airlines behaved like stallholders at a flea market, pricing their stock according to the characteristics of the customer stood before them; higher for those wearing a pin-striped suit, holding a wad of cash and far too keen on a sale, lower for anyone counting the pennies and in need of …

Landing the Falcon Heavy boosters relies on a principle that applies to everything from human organs to interest rates

The successful first test flight of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch vehicle this week was an amazing technological feat – and fantastic theatre.<p>The …

Flush Wall-Mounted Raspberry Pi Touchscreen

The Raspberry Pi 7" Touchscreen is an amazing, affordable piece of tech. I decided I wanted to mount one to my wall to use for home automation. But …

Raspberry Pi

This Could Be The Next Disruption in Enterprise Technology | Inc.com

Legendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden once said, "It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen." The same philosophy could be applied to data.<p>It's not the vastness of data accumulation that has value, it's what can be done with specific data - the tiny details …

Artificial Intelligence

5 Bitcoin Rivals That Are Rapidly on the Rise

Bitcoin prices peaked at an all-time high of over $11,800 Sunday in one of the most dramatic value surges of any asset in living memory.<p>Today’s …

Cryptocurrency

Blockchain Has ‘Incredible Potential’ in Agriculture: Rabobank

• Overall, there’s “incredible potential” in agricultural commodity sales, both in U.S. and globally<br>• “They are using blockchain in wheat merchandising …

The end of the cloud is coming

We’re facing the end of the cloud. It’s a bold statement, I know, and maybe it even sounds a little mad. But bear with me.<p>The conventional wisdom about running server applications, be it web apps or mobile app backends, is that the future is in the cloud. Amazon, Google, and Microsoft are adding …

Blockchain

T-Mobile introduces an unlimited talk and text plan with no data

T-Mobile has been known for some unorthodox moves, but this one is unusual even for it. The company that has championed unlimited data is now introducing a new plan with unlimited talk, text, and no data.<p>It sounds strange, but it’s true. You can call and text to your heart’s content, but you won’t …

Bangalore, before the dystopia: The birth, life, and death of India’s most liveable city

An old friend and I met up one afternoon this May.<p>She had changed. Many times over. For good or for bad, I am not to judge, but I didn’t like what I saw.<p>We have known each other since 1980, the year I was born. So, despite long periods of separation, I perk up every time she is mentioned. …

India

ARM: One trillion IoT devices by 2035, $5 trillion in market value

The Internet of Things will be the next stage in the computer revolution, this time focused on the “type of data we collect,” according to a whitepaper from ARM.<p>The British semiconductor firm, recently acquired by SoftBank for $32 billion, estimates that one trillion IoT devices will be built …

Blockchain set to disrupt aviation within 2 years claims Accenture

Consultants in the aerospace industry are backing blockchain technology to drive down the huge cost of plane maintenance.<p>Blockchain has been …

Aviation

Attendance System Using MYSQL With Raspberry Pi and RFID-RC522 @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi

Nice project tutorial from instructables user deligence.In thisproject we are taking data from RFID reader which is connected to Node MCU V3 and …

Thomson Reuters is making a blockchain push

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Fintech Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>At a time when financial institutions (FIs) are increasingly building blockchain technology proofs of concept (POCs), data providers have begun capitalizing on this boom by …

Peer-To-Peer Parcel Delivery On The Ethereum Blockchain

A parcel service prototype has been developed on the Ethereum blockchain as a result of collaboration between the team at Streamr and PassLfix CTO …

How AI And Machine Learning Are Helping Drive The GE Digital Transformation

General Electric (GE) was co-founded in 1897 by Thomas Edison. Today, 120 years later, GE is the single company with the longest continual presence in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and is undergoing one of the most dramatic transformation initiatives of any major company. Mainstream legacy …

Machine Learning

The National Bank of Canada Just Joined An Alliance to Develop Ethereum

Why not bitcoin?<p>On Monday, the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance announced 86 new members that will work together to develop business applications on the Ethereum blockchain, including Toyota, Deloitte, Samsung SDS, and the National Bank of Canada.<p>Ethereum is an alternative to bitcoin, which still …

Forget Bitcoin. The Blockchain Could Reveal What’s True Today and Tomorrow

As far back as the 1880s, people stood on the curb outside the New York Stock Exchange taking bets on political elections, and newspapers would …

Maersk Tests Blockchain-Based Freight Tracking

Maersk, the world’s largest shipping company, has completed the first test of a system that would manage the company’s cargos using blockchain, the …

How to add a power button to your Raspberry Pi

1<p>Gather your supplies<p>Before we get to work we should gather the supplies.<p>If you're following along with this guide, it's likely that you're going to …

Corporate boards are on board with blockchain, survey finds

Nearly nine out of 10 senior executives in financial services and information technology believe that blockchains will be used on a daily basis in …

IFTTT Smart Button

Things used in this project<p>Hardware components<p>Everything ESP ESP8266 ESP-01<p>×<p>1<p>Buy from MCM Electronics<br>• Buy from Newark Element14<p>1N4001 Diode<p>×<p>1<p>Resistor …

Microcontroller

Accenture looks to drive FSI blockchain adoption

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Fintech Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Despite all the coverage around blockchain technology and the benefits it can bring to FSIs, these companies have been hesitant to adopt it, due partly to unresolved concerns …

Blockchain

Raspberry Pi Zero Ambient Lighting using Hyperion

If you want to jazz up your tv with an Ambilight system now might be the time. We have seen other systems in the past that were impressive but not as …

Raspberry Pi

The Truth About Blockchain

Contracts, transactions, and the records of them are among the defining structures in our economic, legal, and political systems. They protect assets and set organizational boundaries. They establish and verify identities and chronicle events. They govern interactions among nations, organizations, …

Scientists discovered an absurdly easy way to seem convincing

Over the holidays it's best to avoid any arguments, whenever possible. But if you can't, you may want to bring some scientific ammunition for your side of the discussion.<p>It turns out that if you want to convince someone that your explanation for something is the best way to explain it, you might …

Building and shipping Raspberry-flavoured Microservices

14 Dec 2016<p>If you’re like me, then you love reading and discussing papers, blogs and books on distributed systems. But all theory is grey. It comes a …