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US Pacific Command Name Change Sends A Powerful Statement To India And China

11:14 PM 05/30/2018<p>Secretary of Defense James Mattis announced that the U.S. Pacific Command will now be called the Indo-Pacific Command, a clear …

Understanding Blockchain: A Beginners Guide to Ethereum Smart Contract Programming

One of the hottest technologies of late is <i>blockchain</i>. A blockchain is a digital transaction of records that’s arranged in chunks of data called …

Great Australian cookbook – chilli mud crab, prawn rolls and oyster pies recipes

The new cookbook aims to take a snapshot of Australia and the food we love to eat – and what could be more Australian than fresh seafood?<p>Are we what we eat?<p>The publishers behind the Great Australian cookbook (Echo, $50) wanted to take a snapshot of the country and the food Australians love to eat, …

Pie

Chinese aircraft ‘practicing bombing runs on Guam’

The US Defense Department has criticised recent long-range test flights of Beijing’s H-6K bombers into waters surrounding its Pacific territories of …

Now the battle line is drawn before Theresa May’s disastrous Brexit | Polly Toynbee

Reality bites from this week: the reckless charge out of Europe has begun. But at last Labour, thanks to Keir Starmer, is fighting back<p>Off we go, headlong downhill, off piste, our Eddie the Eagle Brexit negotiators tumbling down towards a great crevasse. Far from “taking back control”, as Theresa …

JavaScriptCore Tutorial for iOS: Getting Started

Since the introduction of Swift in 2014, its popularity has skyrocketed: according to the TIOBE index from February 2016 it’s already listed in 16th …

JavaScript

Water Wars: In the South China Sea, Beijing Faces Twin Threats of New U.S. Military Presence and Pushback from an Old Friend

<i>China suffered two major setbacks in the South China Sea this week. First, sparks flew between the PRC and Indonesia when the bungled seizure of a</i> …

Microchip Unveils Online MPLAB IDE and $10 Board

Today, Microchip released a few interesting tools for embedded development. The first is a free online IDE called MPLAB Xpress, the second is a $10 …

Microcontroller

Python Design Patterns: For Sleek And Fashionable Code

Python is a powerful, object-based, high-level programming language with dynamic typing and binding. Due to its flexibility and power, developers …

High Level

Where Are the Raspberry Pi Zeros?

mikejuk writes: <i>The Pi Zero was supposed to be available from November 26, 2015. It is now the start of February and all of the stockists, including</i> …

Use Raspberry Pi to Measure Broadband Speeds to Hold Your ISP Accountable

If there’s one thing that’s the same about everyone’s broadband connection, it’s that it’s slow. Usually slower than it was advertised to be when you got it. But slow isn’t as irritating as sporadic, when you get constant drops and outages in your internet connection, it can drive you to …

Rethinking the Calorie

The simple weight-loss formula—burn more energy than you consume—may actually be holding us back in the fight to curb obesity.<p>“For me, a calorie is a unit of measurement that’s a real pain in the rear.”<p>Bo Nash is 38. He lives in Arlington, Texas, where he’s a technology director for a textbook …

Nutrition

A testing year for Australia's social cohesion as multiculturalism debate grows louder

Race issues,Australian immigration and asylum,Australia news,Islam,Social media,Sydney,Tony Abbott,Malcolm Turnbull,Coalition,Reclaim Australia,Geert Wilders,Adam Goodes,Indigenous Australians,Religion,Islamic State,Refugees,Victoria,Sydney siege,Australia sport<p>Consensus on the limits of tolerance …

200 Page Official Raspberry Pi Project Book Now Available To Download For Free

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts or those looking to get started using the range of mini PCs may be interested to know that an official Raspberry Pi projects …

How to start Android app development for complete beginners in 5 steps

So you have a killer app idea and you’re ready to turn it into a reality and take it to market. No doubt you’re itching to start getting your first downloads, reviews and profits… But there’s just one problem: you don’t have a clue where to start!<p>Learning to code is difficult enough on its own but …

Android News

18 Examples of SVG With Awesome Effects

SVG is much more powerful than other image formats we can use on the web as we can manipulate them with code (either in our text editor or with CSS / …

10 Top Programming Languages For Learning To Code

Everyone wants to learn how to code, but what is the best entry point? Here are 10 top ways to check "programming" off your skills life-list.<p>1 of …

Business Technology

Swift + Javascript

Unlikely Friends<p>I had a hunch, you might call it, that this last week would be filled with new experiences for me. A new job, new friends, going 100% …

Netflix Switch – you can make this button to ease your binging needs

Nothing like winding down after a long day and going through a couple (or many hours) of entertainment binging. Getting the right mood always takes some extra effort we would rather facilitate, though. You have to take care of the lighting, order your favorite meal, set up your home entertainment …

Web Servers

Easy Chinese recipes to cook at home

Chinese food and drink,Food & drink,Life and style,The Observer,Recipes,Features<p>Try Andrew Wong’s Sichuanese aubergines, five-spiced Dover sole and char siu pork

Food & Dining

What is Arduino?

Arduino Explained<p>One of the most common questions I see from people that are just entering electronics and programming is: what is Arduino? Well, …

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Python If statements

An <b>if statement</b> lets you perform a test to decide whether or not to run certain lines of code.<p>If statements<p>Lines of code are normally executed one …

How to Choose Which Programming Language to Learn [Infographic]

Udacity illustrates how to pick the programming language for the life you want.<p><i>"I think everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer because it teaches you how to think." ~</i> <i>Steve Jobs</i><p>You might have guessed by now that I'm a huge advocate for coding — and not just for geeks or …

Encrypted Communication Has Never Been Easier – Security Never More Challenging

Just over two years ago I decided to spend some time digging into an emerging class of encryption tools that were making a solid run at simplifying …

Encryption

Edward Snowden, American Hero? His Greatest Defender And Greatest Critic Hash It Out.

It's as close to a whistleblowing cage match as we're going to get...<p>WASHINGTON -- More than two years after former National Security Agency contractor-turned-<p>whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed the U.S. government’s mass surveillance program, his chief critic and his chief defender met on stage …

How Edward Snowden Inadvertently Helped Vladimir Putin's Internet Crackdown

Edward Snowden's exposés of the National Security Agency's global surveillance sparked calls to roll them back around the world. But in Russia, where he claimed asylum, Vladimir Putin's censors seized on his revelations to justify unprecedented control over the internet — and expand the Kremlin's …

How to get YouTube back on your Apple TV (second gen)

Although Apple’s September 9th event looks like it will super charge the Apple TV into a PlayStation-killing video game console, it’s not the indisputable king-of-the-hill of streaming media boxes right now. Roku, Fire TV, Chromecast… all have their advantages over the Apple TV except for one …

Smart TV