Himanshu Shukla

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SwitchBot review: Simple automation for any switch or button in your home

Article Contents<p>1 The Good<p>2 The Not So Good<p>3 Hardware<p>3.1 SwitchBot<br>• 3.2 Functions<br>• 3.3 SwitchBot Hub<p>4 Setup and Android app<p>5 Smart Home integrations<p>6 In …

Home Automation

The 10 Best Meatless Pasta Recipes You Need to Know

Whether you're vegetarian or just searching for more dinner options that are meatless, pasta is always a great answer. Since it's really a blank …

Cooking

How to Detect Analyze and Compare Faces with Amazon Rekognition | AWS

Detect, Analyze, and Compare Faces<p>with Amazon Rekognition<p>In this tutorial, you will learn how to use the face recognition features in Amazon …

Machine Learning

Here’s how much you need to save each month to be a millionaire in 10 years

Becoming a millionaire isn't the challenge it once was. In fact, you may already be on track to reach seven figures by age 67.<p>But what if you want to …

Personal Finance

Lantern

Things used in this project<p>Hardware components<p>Raspberry Pi 3 Model B<p>×<p>1<p>Buy from SparkFun<br>• Buy from Newark Element14<br>• Buy from ModMyPi<br>• Buy from CPC<br>• Buy from …

Raspberry Pi

Learn How to Make a Working Mechanical Robot Hand Entirely from Cardboard

Not all of us have the engineering skills to make our own robots. But as this very cool how-to video shows, with just a little imagination and some …

Robotics

Someone wrote a kids' book to explain bitcoin and blockchain

Welcome to 2018 and a children's book that teaches us how to find our place in the world... using the blockchain.<p>At around 7 p.m. every night you can catch me reading bedtime stories for my two children. On current rotation: Dave's Cave, a weird Avengers book and a million bedtime stories about …

Bedtime Stories

General Relativity explained like you've never seen before

A super-quick, super-painless guide to the theory that conquered the universe.<p>scroll down<br>to begin<p>For 100 years, the general theory of relativity has …

Physics

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

Google's latest do-it-yourself AI kits include everything you need

Google's AIY kits have been helpful for do-it-yourselfers who want to explore AI concepts like computer vision, but they weren't really meant for newcomers when you had to supply your own Raspberry Pi and other must-haves. It'll be much easier to get started from now on: Google has released updated …

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 …

This adapter performs CPR on your router if it becomes unresponsive

Do you have security cameras or other automation devices in your home? All of these IoT gadgets are great until your home network goes belly up for …

Educational Websites for Kids That Are Free and Fun

Your children can learn something new today in a safe online environment. These 20 free educational websites for kids are fun while offering online …

Create Your Own Apple HomeKit Enabled Projects Using The Raspberry Pi

Hobbyists and Raspberry Pi enthusiasts interested in creating DIY HomeKit enabled projects and devices may be interested in a new tutorial published …

Raspberry Pi

How Cambridge Analytica’s Facebook targeting model really worked – according to the person who built it

The researcher whose work is at the center of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data analysis and political advertising uproar has revealed that his method worked much like the one Netflix uses to recommend movies.<p>In an email to me, Cambridge University scholar Aleksandr Kogan explained how his …

What Your Cholesterol Numbers Really Mean

LDL used to be the “bad cholesterol” and HDL the “good cholesterol.” That’s the tidy story I learned in my grad school lipids class 13 years ago, but …

This Multibillion-Dollar Corporation Is Controlled by a Penniless Yoga Superstar

Twenty-three years ago, when he was a poor young yoga instructor living at the foot of the Himalayas, Baba Ramdev pledged to spend the rest of his …

How To: Hack Open Hotel, Airplane & Coffee Shop Wi-Fi with MAC Address Spoofing

After finding and monitoring nearby wireless access points and devices connected to them, hackers can use this information to bypass some types of …

Prime numbers are still one of the most mysterious topics in math — here are the most confounding problems

Prime numbers are one of the most basic topics of study in the branch of mathematics called number theory.<p>Primes are numbers that can only be evenly divided by themselves and 1. For example, 7 is a prime number since I'm left with a remainder or a fractional component if I divide 7 by anything …

Mathematics

Pi Day 2018: the math of pi explained, as simply as possible

Pi, explained in one GIF.<p>Today is March 14, a date that coincidentally spells out the first three digits of pi (represented by the symbol π). Thirty years ago, physicist Larry Shaw decided to celebrate 3/14 at a San Francisco science museum. Since then, Pi Day has grown into a worldwide celebration …

7 Best Parental Control Devices for Safe Internet Browsing

Protecting your kids on the Internet can be exhausting. Here are seven easy-to-install parental control routers and other devices to put your worries …

Porn Is Not The Worst Thing On Musical.ly

My daughter is ten. She wants me to get Musical.ly on my phone so she can make funny lip-sync videos. <i>Everyone has it,</i> she whines, <i>even the kid whose</i> …

Pro Tip: How to add blank spaces to your iPhone home screen grid

Some of the most creative iPhone home screen designs we’ve ever seen use blank gaps to separate icons into groups or to create interesting stepped patterns. But how is that even possible? After all, if you delete a home screen icon, the others close ranks to fill in the space.<p>The answer is to add …

How To: Hack Anyone's Wi-Fi Password Using a Birthday Card, Part 1 (Creating the Payload)

With an ordinary birthday card, we can introduce a physical device which contains malicious files into someone's home and deceive them into inserting …

This great iOS Spotlight trick lets you know everything about a person

Somewhere after the launch of iOS 11, Apple tweaked Spotlight search to be way more useful. Now, when you search for a person, you can trigger a sub-search that lets you find everything you have on them, from emails, to iMessages, to their contact details, through WhatsApp messages, to calendar …

Steve Jobs was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

Why We May Soon Be Living in Alexa’s World

My wife and I were just settling into bed one night when Alexa, the other woman in my life, decided to make herself heard.<p>Without being summoned, the Amazon Echo Dot at my bedside — one of the half-dozen devices that Alexa inhabits in our house — lit up its spectral blue ring, as if it had heard …

Smart Homes

This Optical Illusion of Two Identical Photos Is Freaking Out The Internet

Send help, our brains are broken.<p>This optical illusion of two photos of a brick road is stumping Reddit and Imgur users.<p>Although these two images …

Optical Illusions

Operation Cactus: The Day India Saved the Maldives

The President of the Maldives Abdulla Yameen declared an emergency in the country on Monday, 5 February. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court …

She killed 115 people before the last Korean Olympics. Now she wonders: ‘Can my sins be pardoned?’

DAEGU, South Korea — Until recently, she could often go full days without reminders of what happened. She preferred it that way. The event was so long ago. It was so terrible. She'd been pardoned for her crimes, and she'd tried to build a new version of her life. She got married. She raised two …

North Korea