Igor Riznar

5,974 Added | 12 Magazines | 4,650 Likes | 8 Following | 16,702 Followers | @edirrr | I am a teacher. I mean I learn all the time. First, I had to unlearn the old rules imposed on me by my teachers.  Speaking about my teachers, I still remember some of them, mainly those I admired, but have gladly forgotten many of them. Then, I had to learn new rules, which required questioning old assumptions, challenging old paradigms, and relearning what is relevant for my job, my career and my life. I have no special talents, but I try to be curious. I believe that having a hungry mind is a good thing, which is too often lost in the process of formal education. I try to retain student's inquisitive and open minds, sometimes with some success.

An Inside Look at the World of McIntosh, Manhattan’s Most Exclusive Showroom

It’s a balmy afternoon on Lafayette Street in Manhattan’s artsy SoHo district. Just to the south, beyond Petrosino Square, is the old police …

Audiophile

Test your music system with these great rock tracks

Manchester

Sumiko Announces 6 New Phono Cartridges

The following is a press release issued by Sumiko. Berkeley, CA | April 16, 2018 – SUMIKO is proud to announce six new phono cartridges, the outcome …

Audiophile

New Google AIY Vision Kit Now Includes Raspberry Pi Zero

Makers, hobbyists and students or anyone else interested in learning more about artificial intelligence, may be interested and know that Google has …

Raspberry Pi

How to Build a Mini Supercomputer for Under $100

Wei Lin built a scalable computing cluster comprised of $7 chips.<p>Supercomputers are used by governments and research institutions around the world to solve some of science’s most complex problems, such as hurricane forecasting and modeling atomic weapons. In most cases, a supercomputer is actually …

Raspberry Pi

Neuroscience Explains Why You Need To Write Down Your Goals If You Actually Want To Achieve Them

I’m sure you’ve heard that if you want to achieve a goal, you need to write it down. I know it sounds a bit cliché, but it actually does work.<p>One of my studies, called “The Gender Gap and Goal-Setting,” found that both men and women need to do a much better job of writing down their goals (although …

Goal Setting

Learn Arduino by building 15 projects from scratch

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>It's no secret that Arduino is the go-to …

Arduino

Awesome Raspberry Pi Add-On Boards

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts searching for unique Raspberry Pi add-on boards might be interested in a new article created by the Average Man vs Raspberry …

Learn Arduino Programming With The ATTiny85 Arduino Discovery Kit

Anyone who would like to learn Arduino programming and more about the fantastic electronic development platform which is fun and easy-to-use to …

Arduino

We don’t have time for pseudoscience

First of all, that’s a stupid name, or to be polite – an oxymoron. Like fake news. If it’s pseudo, then it’s not science. But that doesn’t stop a lot …

Astrology

Portable DVD Player gets Raspberry Pi Zero Upgrade

You might remember a time when people thought portable DVD players were a pretty neat idea. In the days before netbooks, cheap tablets, and arguably …

Raspberry Pi

Stop Labelling Kids By Their 'Learning Style'

You may have taken the quiz as a child: <i>What type of learner are you?</i> You'd answer questions such as, "When you see the word cat, are you more likely …

Pedagogy

Sell all crypto and abandon all blockchain

Blockchain

Crafting Feedback That Leads to Learning

Asking Questions Rather Than Making Corrections<p>If you point out the same blunder once or twice on a given assignment, it’s best to stop there. When I …

Pedagogy

In Tenn., a 'Microcredential' to Help Teachers Identify Students' Hidden Giftedness

The Volunteer State is the first to test a professional development effort aimed at enabling teachers to find academic potential in students who …

Education

Blockchain-Based Online Learning Platform To Connect Tutors And Students

A peer-to-peer online learning platform is gearing up to bring the “out of date” education sector into the 21st century by becoming a one-stop shop …

Education Technology

Blockchain for Social Impact

The promise — and potential — of blockchain to drive social impact is massive, but how much of it is hype and how much is reality?<p>Proponents contend …

Blockchain

20 Real-World Uses for Blockchain Technology

I bet you didn't realize blockchain could do all of this.<p>Cryptocurrencies simply couldn't be stopped in 2017, and blockchain technology is to thank …

Blockchain

More power to your Pi

It’s been just over three weeks since we launched the new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+. Although the product is branded Raspberry Pi 3B+ and not Raspberry …

Raspberry Pi

Dunning-Kruger Effect: Why Incompetent People Think They Are Superior

The Dunning-Kruger effect is a type of cognitive bias in which people believe that they are smarter and more capable than they really are. …

Psychology

Marketers: Here’s what your job will look like in a blockchain world

General Stanley McChrystal was responsible for the U.S. Army in Iraq and Afghanistan. In his book <i>Team of Teams,</i> he talks about the rude awakening he had when he saw how disadvantaged his centralized command was compared to the decentralized networks of Al-Qaeda in Iraq and Afghanistan. McChrystal …

Blockchain

Work Without Interruption and Protect Your Computer: Fstoppers Reviews the APC Battery Back-UPS Pro BX1500M

Most of us have our computer equipment hooked up to at least a basic surge protector, but that doesn't protect against fluctuating voltages or power …

Gear & Gadgets

Easy Raspberry Pi WiFi Bridge

A Raspberry Pi WiFi bridge is one of the best ways of providing internet access to a device that only supports an Ethernet connection.<p>In this …

Raspberry Pi Zero Docking Hub Adds 5 USB ports, Ethernet And Audio

MakerSpot has designed and created a handy Raspberry Pi Zero docking herb which allows you to add an extra five USB ports, Ethernet connection and …

Mining cryptocurrency with Raspberry Pi and Storj

I'm always looking for ways to map hot technologies to fun, educational classroom use. One of the most interesting, and potentially disruptive, …

Raspberry Pi

Raspicast – Chromecast for Raspberry Pi

This is cool! I just came across this tutorial for how to cast videos, pics and more, from your android phone to the Raspberry Pi and onto your TV or …

Raspberry Pi

RPi Internet Weather Station

Description<p>The Raspberry Pi Internet Weather Station project displays the weather information such as temperature, humidity and successive weather …

RasPad is a Raspberry Pi tablet for makers that looks like a fat iPad

Who ate all the Pis?<p>We love the Raspberry Pi, but being faced with a computer’s guts can be intimidating. And even if you’ve grand designs on turning …

Raspbian update: supporting different screen sizes

You may have noticed that we released a updated Raspbian software image yesterday. While the main reason for the new image was to provide support for …

Raspberry Pi

Turn a Raspberry Pi 3 into a desktop PC | ZDNet

Building a Raspberry Pi 3 powered desktop PC<p>Assuming you have a Raspberry Pi 3 - and the new Model B+ is perfect for this - then what you need to …