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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 …

Unreal Engine 4 Tutorial for Beginners

Unreal Engine 4 is a collection of game development tools capable of producing everything from 2D mobile games to AAA console titles. It is the …

WALTER - The Arduino Insect Robot

[Please excuse my English] <br>I really like the popular set-up of 2 servos arduino insects on youtube. When I looked at it, I always remember what BEAM …

Automated Chicken Feeder

Introduction: Automated Chicken Feeder<p>About: EET Student, NBCC More About kobiie »<p>This automated device will allow a simpler, and easier way to feed …

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Daily December #10

Back in the Before Times, in the Long Long Ago, I’d save up links and stuff over a couple of days, and then post a link dump on my blog. With the …

Most Popular How-To Guides of 2016

Step-by-step guides are our bread and butter here at Lifehacker, and you seem to enjoy reading them as much as we enjoy writing them. From start to …

Taking It To Another Level: Making 3.3V Speak with 5V

If your introduction to digital electronics came more years ago than you’d care to mention, the chances are you did so with 5V TTL logic. Above 2V …

Build and Program an Arduino Drawbot

This is a modification of an existing project, the Arduino Drawing Robot, that inspired me to modify, and create a set for my robotics class. These …

Amazon launches Amazon AI to bring its machine learning smarts to developers

Amazon today announced the launch of its new Amazon AI platform at its re:Invent developer event in Las Vegas. This new service brings many of the machine learning smarts Amazon has developed in-house over the years to devs outside the company. For now, the service only makes three different tools …

Raspberry Pi Smart Mirror

In this video, we show you how to make an easy raspberry pi powered home smart mirror. It displays applications so that you can check the weather and …

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Skype’s WebRTC Linux app remains in alpha, but it now has video calling

Three months after unveiling an all-new Linux app, Skype has finally announced that it’s adding video-calling to the mix too.<p>Though the Microsoft-owned communications service has existed on Linux for some years, users had long complained that it was lagging behind its counterparts on Windows and …

nodejs-dashboard

Telemetry dashboard for node.js apps from the terminal!<p>Determine in realtime what's happening inside your node process from the terminal. No need to …

Building an Amazon Echo Skill with the Flow API

The Amazon Echo device sits in your <b>living room or office</b> and <b>listens</b> to your verbal instructions, much like <b>Siri.</b> It performs various activities. Such …

The Compute Module – now in an NEC display near you

Back in April 2014, we launched the Compute Module to provide hardware developers with a way to incorporate Raspberry Pi technology into their own …

AngularJS - Understanding digest cycle (digest phase or digest process or digest loop)

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How to Build Your Own Amazon Echo with a Raspberry Pi

The Amazon Echo is useful to have around the home. It can play podcasts, take reminders and notes, tell you the length of your commute, even control …

Raspberry Pi

Learn C in our brand new MagPi Essentials book!

Rob from The MagPi here again! As I’m sure you’ve noticed, Python is the preferred programming language around these parts. It’s powerful, it’s easy …

Watson IoT and Avnet, connecting the physical and digital worlds

October 10, 2016 | Written by: Karen Lewis<p>Categorized: Blog<p>Share this post:<p>The connection of the physical and digital worlds makes it easier to …

Use a Raspberry Pi as a Hub for All Your Connected Devices

The Raspberry Pi makes a great brain for your smart home and to show off just <i>how much</i> you can do with it, DIYer Frederick Vandenbosch demonstrates a …

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Nomad Horween Leather Strap Dresses Apple Watch, Charging Wallet Boosts iPhone

<b>Horween Leather Co. and Nomad: Tradition Meets Technology</b><p>The Horween Leather Company has been producing some of the world’s best leather since 1905. That’s five generations of craftsmanship, with the Chicago company still making its high quality leather by hand.<p>Nomad got its start in 2012 with a …

Futuretown Total Motion Virtual Reality Systems Launching In 2017 (video)

If you already own a virtual reality headset you may be interested in a new range of immersive VR motion systems which have been designed by …

How to build a serverless NodeJS microservice on AWS Lambda

<b>DEPRECATED</b><p>Unfortunately, since I wrote this article, v1.0 of the Serverless Framework has been released, along with some breaking changes. I believe …

NodeJS is not magic, and you are not a Wizard

To begin my first writing on a technical subject, I must say I don't like writing. I prefer to speak to a camera and microfone, but I thought this …

Automate Git and Upgrade Your Battle Station With a Custom Peripheral

[mfaust] wakes up in the morning like a regular person, goes to work like a regular person, types in tedious commands for his software versioning …

Build a Persistence-of-Vision LED Globe

Spin up a 3D optical illusion to display words and images in thin air<p>Maybe you’ve seen a persistence-of-vision (POV) illusion before: an array of bright LEDs on the spokes of a spinning bicycle wheel that magically paints colorful animations, light effects, and messages in the night. These visual …

Debugging NodeJS with Atom Editor

After looking for a while for a node debugger on existing atom packages, just decided to create it myself xatom-debug. I have used other code editors …