Giovanny Velez

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How to Access Google Calendar REST API v3 with Java

I'm working on a project where I have to access a set of Google Calendars using REST and working with Java.<p>The program, situated on a private …

54 museos y bibliotecas que han digitalizado todo su conocimiento y lo ofrecen gratis en internet

Gran parte de <b>la historia de la humanidad y de los conocimientos</b> que hemos adquirido con el paso de los siglos, se encuentran contenidos en una …

Rubber Bands and Fishing Line Make a Low-Budget 3D Printer

Jeffrey Kerr (aka Lobo CNC) is on a mission to make the cheapest DIY 3D printer possible.<p>His current design is the Delta-T v0.3 a non-Cartesian 3D printer in the delta style that uses only a handful of easily sourced parts, including: acrylic, aluminum tubing, stepper motors, an extruder, fishing …

Build a Drawbot from Two CD Drives and a Raspberry Pi

You may not know it, but your old computer CD ROM drive is a treasure chest of useful components. Inside you’ll find stepper motors, rare earth magnets, bearings, and coils. It’s enough futuristic-looking greeblies to construct your own Star Wars prop, or maybe even your own portable CNC drawbot.<p>To …

Adorable Robot Built Around a Credit Card Body

If you’re worried about your credit card “walking off,” now there’s another explanation than simple theft.<p>If you’re the creator of this credit card robot, it can literally walk off by itself. On the other hand, it looks like it would be very hard to use in a reader, so that might be a deterrent to …

Making a Simple Air Muscle

A father’s love inspired this A-bomb maker to invent a pneumatic actuator that’s used in robots today.<p>Engineers and scientists often create wonderful, constructive devices that make life better for people who are sick and disabled. Nearly as often, they design and build weapons and implements of …

Outlier Linguistics is teaching what most Chinese courses don’t – how characters work

As more and more students begin learning Chinese in high school and college, the hotshot foreign Mandarin speaker is no longer that rare. But many of …

The Importance Of Exposing Children To Technology

We just got hit with a snowstorm here in the Northeastern U.S. a few days ago. My neck of the woods was spared the worst of it, but we got enough snow for the schools and roads to be shut down, so my kids got to spend a couple of days at home with Dad and Mom. I’ve got two young girls, aged 4 and …

Kids

Cómo construir un micrófono utilizando una caja de cerillas y un lápiz

La magia de McGyver consistía en poder crear objetos comunes a partir de otros todavía más ordinarios. Algo parecido es lo que ha construido este …

Top Resources for Entrepreneurs, from TNW Deals

Planning to launch your own business? The road ahead can be hard and treacherous — and every ounce of wisdom about what to expect can help keep you on the right track.<p>At TNW Deals, we’ve got a bunch of great offers on must-have tutorials for essential entrepreneurial skills, and digital resources …

StudyGeek, ayuda online para hacer deberes de matemáticas

Los jóvenes estudiantes de secundaria, bachiller, etc. siempre necesitan alguna que otra ayuda para hacer sus deberes de matemáticas. Como recurso de …

DIY Sriracha “Rooster” Sauce

Impress your chili-head friends by busting out this homemade Sriracha-style hot sauce!<p><i>This project first appeared in MAKE Volume 38, on page 96.</i><p>Sriracha pepper sauce as we know it today has been popularized by Huy Fong Foods in California and their big red bottle (complete with a giant rooster logo …

Meet Bo and Yana: Robots To Teach Young Kids To Code

Can children as young as five years old start learning programming?<p>Vikas Gupta, the co-founder and CEO of Play-i, thinks so. And this is why he has started on a journey to create two robots called Bo and Yana.<p>“Europe's leading digital technology conference”It's happening, Join 15k digital minds to …

50 Foods You Really Should Be Eating

<b>1. Kale</b> <br>If Popeye knew about kale, he'd never have bothered with spinach. This robust, dark leafy green is chock-full of nutrients like iron, vitamins A, C and K, fiber, antioxidants and is a great detoxifier (particularly for your liver).<p><b>2. Chia Seeds</b> <br>Prized by the Mayans and Aztecs, this …

10 Apps to Get Kids Excited About Science

1. The Elements: A Visual Exploration<p>2. SkySafari<p>3. Moon Globe HD<p>4. Rocket Science 101<p>5. Video Science<p>6. Muscle System Pro III<p>7. 3D Brain<p>8. Kid …

A Radical Way of Unleashing a Generation of Geniuses

Author: Joshua Davis. Joshua Davis Business<p>Date of Publication: 10.15.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>You can read a version of this story in …

The Fun Way To Learn Algebra, aprender álgebra en Android

Descubrimos una forma fácil y divertida para aprender álgebra en nuestros dispositivos Android, en forma de app llamada The Fun Way To Learn Algebra. …

120 cursos universitarios, online y gratuitos que inician en Septiembre

Septiembre viene con una increíble cantidad de opciones en cursos online y gratuitos, con más de 100 propuestas tanto en cursos universitarios como …

11 Minutes of Pure Beatboxing Genius

Using only his voice and a microphone, Australian beatboxer Tom Thum gave a dynamic performance at TEDxSydney in May. His 11-minute act was uploaded …

How Online Mapping Tools can Enhance Education

I recently attended a seminar for university teachers. Its mission was to help teachers use online geographic tools in creative ways. And I was really surprised – there are so many interesting map-based tools that can be used to help conceptualize, visualize, share, and communicate …

Profesores crean libros de texto digitales para evitar la compra de ejemplares cada año

En su web, el colectivo ha explicado que la elección de un libro de texto «siempre la hace el departamento de cada asignatura dentro de un …

Porsche's $900 Go-Kart ... for kids only!

Porsche has traditionally targeted professional males between the ages of 21 and 60, but the all important demographic between the ages of 5 and 8 …

50 nuevos vídeos educativos sobre Historia en Educatina

Hablamos de nuevo de educatina.com haciendo referencia ahora a una nueva colección de vídeos de historia que han publicado en su portal.<p>Para los más …

Recursos educativos en español, para infantil, primaria y secundaria

Buena sorpresa me he llevado al visitar, después de bastante tiempo, la web del Gobierno de Canarias (gobiernodecanarias.org).<p>En su sección de …

Científicamente en forma con sólo siete minutos al día

Una silla, una pared y siete minutos. Eso es todo lo que necesitamos para tonificar todo nuestro cuerpo y estar en forma según el <i>Colegio Americano de</i> …