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How to Network if You Are an Introvert

If you're more introverted, the concept of networking can be scary. However, there is no need to fear networking just because you're not an …

DIY RC Hovercraft - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

ScratchBuiltAircraft had some extra parts laying around and decided to slap together a quick RC Hovercraft. It looks very controllable even though …

How to Draw Animals

Animals are fun yet challenging to draw. This tutorial will show you how to draw different animals.<p>Method 1<p>Arctic Animals: Penguin and Polar</b> …

How to Make Sangria

Sangria is a melange of fruit and wine that tempts your taste buds in the way that only sangria can. Refreshing, customizable, and perfect fo …

Nonprofits

Adafruit Learning System

How to Cook Pizza on a Barbecue

Cooking pizza on a barbecue is both an art and a science. A lot of things can go wrong, but with a bit of practice, it's quite easy to barbecue a …

BBQ

Go Ahead, Mess With Texas Instruments

Why educational technologies should be more like graphing calculators and less like iPads. An Object Lesson.<p>Last year, while cleaning out the basement of my childhood home, I discovered a plastic storage bin marked "Calcusoft." Inside were piles of notebooks filled with sketches, storyboards, and …

How to Make Bananas Foster Chimichangas

Bananas foster is always a great dessert to incorporate bananas. The melted brown sugar and rum gives it a silky dessert sauce and also can be used …

Recipes

How to Make Vodka Soaked Strawberries

Soaking strawberries in vodka for at least 1 hour will infuse the fruit with vodka flavor. You can then use the berries as a topping for ice cream, …

Recycled Energy: Ambient Backscatter Allows Wireless Communications with no Batteries

One of the things holding back a more widespread push towards the Internet of Things — making everyday objects smarter and network connected — is battery technology. Computing power, and lately storage capacity, have increased and are still increasing exponentially. However battery technology has …

Internet of Things

David A. Mellis: DIY Cellphone

DIY Cellphone<p>An exploration into the possibilities for individual construction and customization of the most ubiquitous of electronic devices, the …

Open Source DIY Cellphone - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

This Open Source DIY Cellphone might not be the latest and greatest Samsung phone but it is something that you can build yourself. It is Arduino …

Gear & Gadgets

53 Minutes To Your First Remote-Controlled EV3 Robot

I got an Lego Mindstorms EV3 set last week — see my thoughts on the cool parts that came with the set. This morning I wanted to check out the quick-start project that comes with the kit — a tank bot called the TRACK3R.<p>One of the concerns some builders had with the previous version of Mindstorms, …

Robotics

How to Perform Astral Projection

Astral projection refers to an out-of-body-experience (OBE) during which the astral body leaves the physical body and travels to the astral plane. …

Meditation

How to Build CoffeeBots

I created CoffeeBots to observe chaotic behavior, by programming a bunch of them with subtle differences and a few choices — for example, how to respond to light sensors — and then turning them loose. To distinguish one from another, I named them after celebrities or historical figures and gave …

Arduino

6 Tips to Advance Your Career

I was able to embark in great conversation with a Subject Matter Expert in career advancement recently. During that conversation he shared some great …

CVS Health
Leadership

7 Skills for Successful Internet Entrepreneurship

There is no doubt that more and more entrepreneurs are scaling the Internet for opportunities that will make them rich in the shortest amount of time …

Entrepreneurship

Required Reading Regarding Mobile

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Semil Shah is a contributor to</i> TechCrunch<i>. You can follow him on Twitter at @semil</i>.<p>It’s clichéd, overplayed, and the obvious new normal: Mobile is the big, fundamental force driving consumer tech. Yes, we all know that, but even taking a few steps back for a minute, we should stand in …

How to Become a Thought Leader

<i>This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and</i> …

We’re on the cusp of deep learning for the masses. You can thank Google later

Advertisement<p>22 Comments<p>Credit: Google's new deep learning architectures<p>Google (s goog) silently did something revolutionary on Thursday. It open …

If school isn’t teaching your kid to code, this program will (for a fee)

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>If you want your child to have an early start on becoming the next Zuckerberg or Gates, it’s pretty clear that (for now, at …

Programming Languages

With Tynker’s New Service, Kids Can Learn To Code At Home

Mountain View-based Tynker, a startup focused on teaching children of all ages the basics of learning how to code, is now expanding its service beyond schools with today’s debut of Tynker for Home. This new system is similar to the platform targeting teacher and classrooms which launched earlier …

The iPhone's 'tri-tone' text message alert was made for a 90s MP3 player

Ah, Apple origin stories. We've heard about the Swiss railway company behind Apple's Clock app, the inspiration for the iOS Calculator, the voice of Siri, and now, we know about the unlikely inventor of the omnipresent "tri-tone" alert sound popularized by iTunes and the iPhone.<p>In a blog post, …

Weekend (Foodie) Project: How to Make Ice Cream without an Ice Cream Maker

Well, it's officially August, and the summer ice cream recipes are still flowing pretty steadily around the web (and on Pinterest). Honestly though, …

Recipes

Unlimited Online Developer, IT and Creative Training

Individual<p>Small Business<p>Enterprise<p>Iris<p>Intelligent skill development.<p>Iris is a new way to measure and evolve technology skills. She powers our …

2-Player Pong Game with Arduino Uno

Classic Pong game using an Arduino Uno and a Nokia 5110 screen.<p>Classical Pong game implemented on an Arduino Uno using a PCD8544 LCD screen which is better known as the Nokia 5110 screen.<p>Player bars are controlled by a potentiometer for each player. If you want the bar to go left, just turn the …

Arduino