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How to see the best of Canada's British Columbia on a 12-day holiday

With its epic landscapes and vibrant cities, it's no wonder that Canada holidays are on most people's bucket lists; it makes for a once-in-a-lifetime …

How to move photos on your phone to a microSD card

We wish all phones came with unlimited storage out of the box, but at least many Android phones have the option to expand that storage with microSD …

Posting To Instagram From Your Computer! Your Current Options

<i>Instagram is THE social network photographers should be utilizing</i><p>Instagram – if you are not using it often to share your photography with the world …

The 15 Hottest New Fishing Lures for 2018

The annual show of the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades—better known as ICAST—is the highlight of the year for the fishing …

The 12 Best Hiking Backpacks of 2018

From light daypacks to heavy load haulers, these packs keep your essentials close at hand—and makes carrying them less of a chore.Best Hiking …

Backpacking

Top 15 Open Source Backup Software for Linux

To recover from some unexpected situations like human errors, Disk failure or RAID, Corruption of file systems we need a good backup plan. The …

Linux

How to Access Google Drive from Ubuntu Desktop

Google drive is a very useful option to keep backups of necessary documents. You can also synchronize your devices with Google drive easily. You can …

A Dovetailing Trick for Beginners

I don’t think I’ve cut a single dovetail for eight months – my work has been mostly chairs and casework that relied on other joints. So I’m a bit out …

Woodworking

Introducing pydbgen: A random dataframe/database table generator

Introducing pydbgen which is a lightweight, pure-python library to generate random useful entries (e.g. name, address, credit card number, date, …

The 10 Best Media Editing Applications for Linux

Are you a professional vlogger looking to improve the quality of your content? Or maybe you’re an aspiring director envisaging the next big picture …

The Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra-Macro: A $399 Full-Frame 5:1 Lens

Venus Optics has just announced its new Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra-Macro lens, an “affordable extreme macro option for full frame cameras.”<p>The …

8 Best Tools to Access Remote Linux Desktop

Accessing a remote desktop computer is made possible by the remote desktop protocol (RDP), a proprietary protocol developed by Microsoft. It gives a …

Linux

Google offers free 15-hr machine learning crash course as part of AI resource center

The Learn with Google AI website provides ways for people to develop and hone machine learning skills, and apply the technology to real-world …

À quel âge allez-vous vraiment vous tanner de votre job?

Ça a toujours du bon de ranger... L'autre jour, j'ai décidé de faire un peu de tri dans les papiers qui s'accumulent sur mon bureau, et ça m'a permis …

Monitor Linux CPU temperature, frequency, power in a graphical way

S-tui is a free and open source terminal UI for monitoring your computer. s-tui allows to monitor CPU temperature, frequency, power and utilization …

UniMatrix

Python script to simulate the display from "The Matrix" in terminal. Uses half-width katakana unicode characters by default, but can use custom …

How to tell if your Linux machine is patched against Meltdown and Spectre

Jack Wallen walks you through the process of testing to see if your Linux machines have been patched for the Meltdown and Spectre …

The Top 10 Open Source Distros You Haven't Heard About

As I have mentioned in previous articles, the open-source community is littered with many distributions – some of which you might never get to hear …

Linux

Raspberry Pi Gets Turned On

The Raspberry Pi and other similar Linux-based single board computers simplify many projects. However, one issue with Linux is that it doesn’t like …

Tracking Nearly Every Aircraft With A Raspberry Pi

FlightAware is the premier site for live, real-time tracking of aircraft around the world, and for the last year or so, Raspberry Pi owners have been …

Raspberry Pi

20 Free Open Source Applications I Found in Year 2017

It is time to share a list of the best 20 Free and Open Source Software I found during the year 2017. Some of these programs may not be new in that …

Macro Photography Tutorial - How to Shoot on White Background in the Field

From the rainforests of Ecuador, Phil Torres uses a Canon 100mm macro and MP-E 65mm macro lens to demonstrate how he gets clean, studio-like photos …

Macro Photography

How to Shoot Epic Wide-Angle Photos of Trees

Trees invoke a sense of timelessness, of grandeur. Most species grow many centuries older than humans ever will, so let’s make trees look the part …

Landscape Photography

Edward Snowden's new app turns your old Android device into a stealthy security monitor

If you happen to have an old Android device lying around and a reason to worry about people messing with your business, Edward Snowden has an app for …

Immerse yourself aboard Viking visit to Cuba

On-board lectures on Cub'as history, relevant films highlight numerous excursions for cruise ship passengers<p>Cuba has become one of the Caribbean’s …

Cuba

How To Choose The Best Backpacking Stove

How To Choose The Best Backpacking Stove<p>Backpacking is a great method to visit new places and obtain fresh experiences. Yet after moving around for …

Download New Storyboarding Software That’s Free & Open Source

Quick tip: The new software package, Storyboarder, makes it "easy to visualize a story as fast you can draw stick figures." You can create a story …

Software

Charming tiny house comes with a greenhouse and porch

But does having a second trailer for those amenities become antithetical to the tiny living movement?<p>If a love of gardening and porch swings was the only thing keeping you from embracing the tiny house lifestyle, you’re in luck. A new model from Olive Nest Tiny Homes—The Elsa—comes outfitted with a</i> …

'Star Trek: Discovery' Got Code Wrong. We Asked Programmers Its Future

It won't be Windows, that's for sure.<p>A scene in the most recent episode of <i>Star Trek: Discovery</i> finds main character Michael Burnham set to work …

Programming

The 7 Commandments of Great Photo Walks

In the last year, I’ve probably walked over 2,000 miles with my camera. I love photo walks because they are so meditative. There is also great …