Ricky Dee

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Android could be the key to the smart house of the future

First of all, we’re curious, so we’re just gonna come right out and ask this. Does anybody remember that ridiculously cheesy movie from (*shudder*) …

Smart Power Strip set to bring simple, cheap automation to the home (video)

Listen, we'd all like an automated home -- we've got the appliances and we've got the smart devices. What we really need is a bridge between the two, something that allows our little pocket computers to turn our home devices on and off at will. There has been no shortage of attempts by some of the …

Prototypes That Last: Simple Tips for Making Durable Parts, Part 1

Advances in low-cost 3D Printing and CNC Machining have made it easy for a growing number of hobbyists to design and manufacture complex parts in the privacy of their homes. But the technology itself is not always enough: functional prototypes made out of PLA or machined out of HDPE often prove to …

Chris Anderson shares his tips for giving a killer presentation

Watching curator Chris Anderson in speaker rehearsals before a TED conference feels like witnessing the zen of a longtime coach who knows his sport …

The key to business success: Have no staff

Ask a business owner 20 years ago how big their company was and, like the pharaohs, he or she would soon tell you how many people they employed. …

40 ways to save a fortune

In these troubled times, businesses and entrepreneurs can’t always rely on anybody else’s financial support.<p>Banks – not worth the paper their money …