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Want to Become a Millionaire? Create Multiple Streams of Income | Inc.com

At my last job as a recruiter, I would often interview people who lost their jobs from one week to the next.<p>It was during this time that I realized I had to always make sure I had money coming from different places, so I freelanced on the side of my day job and worked on a blog in the hopes of …

Self-employment

5 Awesome Uses for Drone Technology

<b>Interest in flying robot technology is skyrocketing, bringing a thrilling wave of novel uses for drones from saving lives to creating new</b> …

How to Be a Pro Drone Racer

<b>Fly along with Rotor Riot teams’ quest for the World Drone Prix.</b><p>Competing at top drone racing tournaments takes teamwork, practice, tinkering skills, …

Drones

Teen invents a $60 hearing device

A 16-year-old student spent two years trying to invent a cost-efficient hearing device after getting the idea while visiting his grandfather in India.

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The NesPi NES Shaped Raspberry Pi Case Built with LEGO Bricks

We have introduced a 3D printed NES shaped Raspberry Pi case, but if you have a preference for LEGO bricks, the NesPi Raspberry Pi case should be …

It's Official: Drone Racing is a Thing

<b>The Drone Racing League is searching for the world’s best quadcopter pilot.</b><p>With drones getting better and faster, it’s hardly surprising that people …

Drones

Raspberry Pi 3 Has Better SoC, Built-in Wi-Fi & Bluetooth: New Slice, Same Price - Technabob

Single board computers are getting more and more powerful, as exemplified by last year’s Pine A64. The Raspberry Pi Foundation keeps up with the …

DIY Amazon Echo: Raspberry Pi Pi Pi Pi Pi... - Technabob

Amazon has just released two variants of the Echo, a personal assistant and Bluetooth speaker. Both these variants – the Tap and the Echo Dot – are …

100 Dancing Drones Set World Record

If 2015 was the year consumer drones took off then 2016 is poised to be the year when curious and creative people use these unmanned aerial vehicles …

Drones

Hacker Says He Can Hijack a $35K Police Drone a Mile Away

As the rise of hobbyists' cheap quadcopter drones freaks out the FAA and the Secret Service, it’s easy to forget that the government itself is …

Raspberry Pi 3 gets wireless and it's available now

Raspberry Pi was born on 29 February 2012, the last leap year, and now on the second leap year in the company’s history it’s releasing a major hardware update.<p>The Raspberry Pi 3 features a 1.2GHz 64-bit quad-core, 1GB of RAM, integrated 802.11n wireless and Bluetooth 4.1, as well as full …

Megacopter Sets Guinness World Record for Lifting Heaviest Payload - Technabob

A couple of weeks ago we checked out a drone designed to carry a person across considerable distances. The Megacopter had a more modest goal, but …

How to code your own adventure game in Python

The Raspberry Pi is a wonderful piece of technology, but many people don't use it to its full potential. With your Raspberry Pi you can create …

Society needs to work through its drone concerns

Society needs to work through its concerns about drones.<p>That is the view of DJI Director of Education Romeo Durscher who spoke to BBC Click about the technology and its possible applications.<p>Last year drone manufacturer DJI made around $500m (£330m) in sales.<p>The company sold about 400,000 drones …

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Drones for Social Good

<b>Flying robot technology is helping researchers find new ways to deliver medical aid to remote areas, monitor the environment and more.</b><p>The World …

This 21-year-old invented a way to clean up the massive Pacific garbage patch

Boyan Slat is not your typical 21-year-old.<p>At an age when most people are still trying to figure out what they're going to do with their lives, the Dutch innovator is the head of The Ocean Cleanup, a nonprofit that's raised millions of dollars to put into action a plan that Slat devised.<p>His goal is …

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Government Task Force Wants All Drone Pilots To Register In A Database (Even You)

Not official yet, but rules would apply to drones as small as 0.5 lbs<p>In the near future (possibly by the end of this year) Americans will have to register almost all of the small personal drones they buy in a great big government database that the public can’t access. At least, that’s one possible …

FAA recommends registering drone pilots instead of individual drones

A U.S. Federal Aviation Administration task force has issued a set of recommendations for registering unmanned drones, looking to manage the …

FAA Task Force Proposes Registration Procedure For Drones Weighing More Than 250 Grams

Earlier this month, the FAA convened a task force to work out a proposal for drone registrations. As expected, the task force published its report today and it looks like you will indeed soon have to register your drone before you’re allowed to fly it.<p>Here are the basics of the recommendations …

Drones

The Drone Racing League Will Be a Spectator Sport Like No Other

When you think of spectator sports, you think of big crowds. Hot-dog stands. Beer vendors. Foam No. 1 fingers. Although some sports may actually be …

Mining (And Learning) With The 21 Bitcoin Computer

A few days ago a $400 charge hit my credit card and Amazon notified me that my 21.co bitcoin computer was on its way.<p>Essentially a Raspberry Pi connected with a custom bitcoin-mining ASIC and a heatsink, the computer is one of the most interesting MVPs in modern memory. While you could easily …

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Parrot Announces Bebop 2 Drone

No word yet on shebob, rama lama, or ding dong<p>French drone-making company Parrot, perpetual underdog to the Chinese drone giant DJI, has announced the next generation of its flagship Bebop camera drone: the Bebop 2.<p>According to <i>CNET</i>, the Bebop 2 is aimed at consumers who want a drone that requires …

World's Largest Drone Maker Is Opening a Flagship Store

DJI, the world’s largest commercial drone maker, is opening up a flagship store in Shenzhen, China.<p>The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported that the Chinese …

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RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

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Introduction to Hardware Programming (Part 1)

​<p>In this blogpost I'll try to backtrack on the previous code night on "Introduction to hardware programming" and go through the examples and …

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Raspberry Pi offers custom-made, mass-produced boards

It's one thing to buy a Raspberry Pi for your own tinkering, but it's another when you need to buy a lot of them for your company -- you aren't going to tweak thousands of boards by hand. Thankfully, you don't have to. Raspberry Pi is teaming up with Element14 on a customization service that lets …

DIY Raspberry Pi Voice-activated Smart Mirror: Who's the Makest of Them All? - Technabob

Videos about the future of consumer tech often feature interactive mirrors, windows and other glass surfaces. But you don’t have to wait for the …

Raspberry Pi

DJI Phantom 3 Standard is the drone you're looking for

We face the very real possibility that drone flying as a hobby may be coming to an end or at least an extended pause due to new regulations. That …

DIY TV Remote Control: Shop Potato - Technabob

Hack A Day member Hari Wiguna made a TV and set top box remote control for his dad, who finds it difficult to press the tiny buttons on the original …