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Microchip Code Configurator: now with support for click boards

MPLAB® Code Configurator (MCC) is a fantastic tool. One can use the intuitive, graphical interface to configure the peripherals and functions of many …

Arduino

Neural Networks… On a Stick!

They probably weren’t inspired by [Jeff Dunham’s] jalapeno on a stick, but Intel have created the Movidius neural compute stick which is in effect a …

Raspberry Pi

Rebble is ready to fill the gaps for Pebble owners – no matter what Fitbit does next

On Wednesday 7 December 2016 the Fitbit buyout of Pebble was official. Two days later, members of the Pebble dev community announced Rebble, "Pebble …

PID Control with Arduino

Experience — or at least education — often makes a big difference to having a successful project. For example, if you didn’t think about it much, you …

Arduino

Tiny Neural Network Library in 200 Lines of Code

Neural networks have gone mainstream with a lot of heavy-duty — and heavy-weight — tools and libraries. What if you want to fit a network into a …

Deep Learning

MIT's tiny rubber robo-fish is here to help save the world's coral reefs

Some fish are almost impossible for scientists to observe: the Greenland shark, which can live for more than 400 years, was caught on camera for the …

Physicists Are About to Attempt The 'Impossible' - Turning Light Into Matter

E=mc2 becomes m=E/c2.<p>Theoretically, it should be possible to turn light into matter. In practice, well - "easier said than done" is an understatement.<p>…

8bitdo’s wireless adapter adds flexibility to Xbox, PlayStation and Switch controllers

Game controller compatibility is a labyrinthine nightmare most of the time: Some controllers work with some platforms some of the time, but it’s very hard to keep track of how and when. 8bitdo’s latest accessory adds some simplicity to the mix, enabling use of Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo …

MacTrast Deals: Atech Micro Bluetooth Receiver

The Atech Micro Bluetooth Receiver quickly turns your old-school wired headphones into Bluetooth-powered sound machines!<p>DESCRIPTION<p>Wireless …

Cool things you can make with a Raspberry Pi

Just in time for Pi Day (March 14, a.k.a. 3.14, for the less mathematically inclined), the Raspberry Pi foundation released a new Raspberry Pi board. …

Data science with Python: Turn your conditional loops to Numpy vectors

Vectorization trick is fairly well-known to data scientists and is used routinely in coding, to speed up the overall data transformation, where …

Data Science

Making Your Own Soldering Station

On the heels of yesterday’s post about experimenting with turning an ultrasonic cleaner into a ultrasonic cutter comes this far more successful reverse engineering of a technology to turn it into something useful.<p>On GreatScott!, Scott was lusting after an expensive JBC soldering station (which …

OpenAuto makes car smart with Raspberry Pi DIY hack

Android Auto can be installed on a Raspberry Pi unit with relative ease – and the results are pretty neat. Based on the DIY project we’re having a …

Why even a moth’s brain is smarter than an AI - MIT Technology Review

One of the curious features of the deep neural networks behind machine learning is that they are surprisingly different from the neural networks in …

Machine Learning

All The Stuff You Wished You Knew About Fourier Transforms But Were Afraid To Ask

The Fourier transform underpins so much of our technological lives, in most cases probably without our realising it. The ability to mathematically …

Mathematics

RebbleOS Hopes To Keep Your Pebble Smartwatch Alive

Pebble smartwatch owners worried they will not be able to use their smartwatch for much longer, may be interested to know that a new project called …

Wearable Tech

The PVC Scanning Tunneling Microscope

<b>Design Parameters</b><p>This microscope is designed to be built by students in a few lab periods. In most places, the trade-off between resolution and cost …

Segway Robotics’ Loomo wants to be your little buddy

Everyone needs a robotic friend and the Loomo might be the best yet. Part pack mule, part Segway, part voice assistant, the Loomo packs a lot of goods into its self-balancing frame.<p>The device is from Segway Robotics, which is backed by Intel and Xiaomi. Intel’s RealSense provides sensors to make it …

This Little Box Can Make Even the Junkiest Laptop a Gaming PC

You are probably surrounded by more computers than you know what to do with, whether it’s the phone in your pocket, the old clunker at home, or the …

This Overlooked Theory Could Be The Missing Piece That Explains How The EM Drive Works

What if it doesn't break the laws of physics?<p>Ever since the EM drive first made headlines, science lovers have puzzled over how the propulsion system …

Intel Proposes Its Embedded Processor Graphics For Real-Time Artificial Intelligence

I was wrong to say that Intel (INTC) doesn’t need GPUs to compete with Nvidia (NVDA) on artificial intelligence/deep learning computing. Further …

Artificial Intelligence

AVR vs PIC: The case of the candle

The hardware is as simple as it gets: A battery, a microcontroller, and an LED connected to two pins of the microcontroller.<p>I used cheap equipment …

The Fundamental Limits of Machine Learning - Facts So Romantic

<i>From a computer’s standpoint, the difficulty in pattern recognition is one of surplus: with an endless variety of patterns, all technically valid,</i> …

Machine Learning

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Geek Humor

5 best Nintendo DS emulators for Android

The Nintendo DS is among the most popular handheld consoles of all time. Its iconic value is right up there with that of the Game Boy and the PSP. There were some amazing games for the system and sometimes it’s easier to keep those games on your phone than to carry around a second device to play …

Retrogaming

VexRiscv: A Modular RISC-V Implementation for FPGA

Since an FPGA is just a sea of digital logic components on a chip, it isn’t uncommon to build a CPU using at least part of the FPGA’s circuitry. …

High Level

Add IR Thermal Vision to Your Homebrew Projects - Technabob

Thermal cameras are pretty nifty devices. They let you see the heat signature of objects by capturing infrared light. There are off-the shelf thermal …

Raspberry Pi

Mathematica and the Sense HAT: collect and analyse real world data on a Raspberry Pi

Mathematica and the Wolfram Language is included with Raspbian on the Raspberry Pi. The Wolfram Language is particularly useful in partnership with …

Microcontroller

World's Cutest Spider Robot

<b>What's Xpider?</b><p>Xpider is the smallest programmable spider robot in the world. It measures only 3.4-inch in diameter and weights only 5.3 oz. You can …

Remote Controls