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Microservice using AWS API Gateway, AWS Lambda and Couchbase | The Couchbase Blog

This blog has explained the following concepts for serverless applications so far:<p>The third blog in serverless series will explain how to create a …

Cloud Computing

Microsoft Excel — Introduction to Power Query Excel Add-In

Part of the Microsoft Power BI Suite #Data #Analytics<p>Introduction<p>I recently came across an excellent overview article posted on LinkedIn about …

Meet The 27-Year-Old Mathematician Building A Bitcoin Empire

Since being introduced by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008, Bitcoin has swiftly evolved to transform the way we imagine global currency in a digital world. Developed by programmers and released as open-source software in 2009, Bitcoin is credited as the first decentralized digital currency, commonly …

Bitcoin

This distinctive electric motorbike is a ground-up reinvention of the motorcycle

<b>The Johammer J1 electric motorcycle is a head-turning e-mobility solution that can double as a home battery storage device.</b><p>An electric motorcycle …

Solar panel farm grows 17,000 tons of food without soil, pesticides, fossil fuels or groundwater

<b>Solar panel farms have a lot of potential and people should turn to these more. A new agricultural technique was just introduced and it could change</b> …

Amazon Lightsail: The private server killer

Amazon is going after hosting and virtual private server companies with its latest low-end cloud offering.<p>Before the cloud, we often rented servers …

R3 Blockchain Opens to All

Financial technology firm R3 CEV is the latest upstart to lift the veil on its blockchain, a kind of distributed ledger that may revamp banks’ back …

The First Tidal Wave Generator of North America Goes Online

Renewable energy has already proved its worth in many ways, but while solar and, the wind often get much of the glory, poor old tidal power doesn’t …

Renewable Energy

Scientists Are Turning Nuclear Waste Into Super-Efficient Diamond Batteries

With a half-life of 5,730 years.<p>Scientists have figured out how to use nuclear waste as an energy source, converting radioactive gas into artificial …

Kenyan Startup Uses the Sun to Turn Human Waste into Cooking Fuel

A Kenyan startup scales up its processing of human waste with a new continuous flow system creating a new fuel stream for cooking Photo: …

Tesla runs an entire island on solar power

Now that Tesla has officially acquired SolarCity, it's not wasting any time showing what the combined entity can do. Tesla has revealed that it's running the island of Ta'u (in American Samoa) on a solar energy microgrid that, at 1.4 megawatts, can cover "nearly 100 percent" of electrical needs. …

Terraform by HashiCorp

Simple and intuitive configuration makes even the most complicated services approachable: no more web consoles, loading bars, or confusing CLI …

New for AWS Lambda – Environment Variables and Serverless Application Model (SAM) | Amazon Web Services

I am thrilled by all of the excitement that I see around AWS Lambda and serverless application development. I have shared many serverless success …

Cloud Computing

Angular2 http.get() ,map(), subscribe() and observable pattern - basic understanding

Now, I have an initial page where I have three links. Once you click on the last 'friends' link, appropriate friends Component gets initiated. In …

Why IBM Is Betting Big on Blockchain

Image source: IBM.<p>While bitcoin and other digital currencies have so far failed to live up to their promise, the underlying blockchain technology has the potential to transform countless industries. A distributed, decentralized database that records transactions in a way that can't be altered, …

Blockchain

AWS: We're gonna make mobile apps great again with Lambda functions

The best apps will come from America, using Amazon, which will be paying all that taxAmazon Web Services is rolling out new Mobile Hub features aimed …

Apps

18 Stew Recipes for Weight Loss

Mmmm, stew. Like soup but usually more hearty, a bowl of stew can be comforting, filling, energizing, and fat-blasting. But that's only when you …

Nutrition

4 Ways to Become a Better Parent, According to Science

Every parent asks it at some point: <i>What is going on in my kid’s brain?</i><p>And if you don’t understand kids it can be hard to give them what they need to …

WebAssembly Now in Browser Preview Mode

You're reading WebAssembly Now in Browser Preview Mode, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, …

Portable

All-conquering All Blacks show the benefit of putting skills before strength

How do you solve a problem like New Zealand? It has been a question that has been asked down the ages and as the All Blacks troop to Soldier Field in Chicago on Saturday looking for a 19th Test victory at Ireland’s expense, heads are being scratched harder than ever. And for Australia’s head coach, …

New Zealand Rugby

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This Swedish startup brings insurance to 24 million people in the developing world through their mobiles

BIMA offers what's called "microinsurance" — people can get accident or life insurance for as little as 60¢ a month on rolling monthly cover. The product offers people payouts of up to $1,000 for their family if they die, for example, and takes just 3 minutes to sign up for.<p>BIMA collects payments …

Emerging Markets

SunToWater units produce 40 to 100 gallons of clean water per day from the air

<b>These units, said to be capable of producing 40-100 gallons of clean water per day, can be powered by solar or solar plus grid power.</b><p>Last week, I …

Scientists Accidentally Discover Efficient Process to Turn CO2 Into Ethanol

The process is cheap, efficient, and scalable, meaning it could soon be used to remove large amounts of CO2 from the atmosphere.<p>Scientists at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee have discovered a chemical reaction to turn CO2 into ethanol, potentially creating a new technology to help …

Microsoft Windows 10 Refresh Tool Clears Out Bloatware And Cruft With A Clean Install Reset

There are clean installations of Windows and then there are OEM "clean" installations of Windows. An oft-recommended tip for anyone upgrading one …

Eco-friendly tiny house offers reclaimed style and drawbridge deck

It’s a special one<p>Today in rad brand extensions, Canadian green living blog Greenmoxie has unveiled their 340-square-foot, off-grid tiny house on wheels that is now available for purchase. Originally intended as an one-off project for readers to book on Airbnb, the now commercialized model …

Five Great Apps That Will Teach You How to Code

A few years ago, if you wanted to learn coding you had to buy a 20-pound paperback with some cute animal on the cover and then navigate through …

Programming

The Open Guide to Amazon Web Services

⇦ Join us!<p>Credits ∙ Contributing guidelines<p>Table of Contents<p><b>Purpose</b><p>Why an Open Guide?<br>• Scope<br>• Legend<p><b>AWS in General</b><p>General Information<br>• Learning and Career …