Bruce Rucker

7 Flips | 1 Magazine | 13 Likes | @brucerucker | Keep up with Bruce Rucker on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Bruce Rucker”

How to Change Your Car's Brake Pads

Your car is a big expensive machine that, over its life, will cost you a ton in maintenance. If you learn to do some of those jobs yourself, you can …

How to Install Unapproved Apps on an iPhone Without Jailbreaking

Apple’s notoriously picky about what apps are allowed in their store, which means a lot of great apps get locked out. Jailbreaking has always been …

Self-driving cars will bristle with sensors

<b>Editors' note:</b> <i>Be sure to catch the other stories in this package: on how Google's robo-cars mean the end of driving as we know it, on real-world experiments with platoons of connected cars, and on smart transport grids.</i><p>Self-driving cars are analogous to another autonomous entity, the human being: …

PigIt helps students pay for college via ‘educational piggy bank’

Piglt is one of the many startups trying to rescue students from the burden of student loans.<p>Cofounder Casey Wallace described the site as “education’s entrepreneurial piggy bank.” Piglt is an incentive-based crowdfunding platform for higher education expenses and student loan debt. Students offer …

Nymi bracelet uses biometric heart data to unlock digital and physical doors (video)

Unlike faces and fingerprints, a heart's electrical activity is difficult to fake -- it's a unique and potentially ideal security tool. Bionym is taking advantage of this trustworthiness in its upcoming Nymi bracelet. The wristwear authenticates users through a combination of electrocardiograms and …

This NFC-Enabled Ring Stores Your Personal Data On Your Fingertips

Have you ever wanted to wave your hand to unlock a door or transfer your contact information by simply touching a phone? How about keeping all of …