Ian Jackson

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You can now locate your phone by typing “Find My Phone” into Google Search

You reach for your phone only to find its not there. It’s also not on the desk, in your coat, or anywhere in your immediate vicinity. You don’t remember where you put it — at all. We’ve all been there, but thankfully there’s a number of “find my phone” type solutions that make locating your phone a …

Winner of Your Best Recipe with 5 Ingredients or Fewer

<i>Congratulations to sdebrango, whose Pasta Piselli won the contest for Your Best Recipe with 5 Ingredients or Fewer!</i><p><b>Describe an early food experience that has influenced the way you think about food and/or cooking.</b><br>My family is the biggest influence in my life when it comes to food: My mom helped …

Processed Food

How Much Ice You Need to Perfectly Chill a 12-Pack, Backed by Science

Science may not be the first thing you think of when you’re filling your ice chest for a picnic, but looking at the physics can help you cool down a …

Equations

Hyduino - Automated Hydroponics With an Arduino

All in One Arcade System<p>IoT Split-flap Weather Forecast Powered by XOD<p>DIY ACRYLIC INDIGO BUTTERFLY LAMP.<p>Arduino Class<p>I think this will be my first …

Arduino

Hydroponics go beyond weed for these indoor home gardens

A fair portion of the country is covered in snow, and the idea of harvesting fresh-from-the-garden vegetables is but a shadow of a unicorn’s dream. …

Living Rooms

Automated Aeroponics System Using Raspberry Pi #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

article<p>https://blog.adafruit.com/2015/01/09/automated-aeroponics-system-using-raspberry-pi-piday-raspberrypi-raspberry_pi/<p>Great aeroponics project …

Build Your Own Wireless Power Outlets with a Raspberry Pi

Wireless power outlets that let you control your electronics from your computer are cool, but they're a bit expensive. DIYer Tim Leland decided to …

102.1 the Edge/Toronto is Doing Just Fine, Thank You

<b>Published on</b> February 13th, 2015 | <i>by Alan Cross</i><p>3<p>Yeah, the station got winged and lost its way for a while, but things are much, MUCH better. Check …

Spec Sheet: the highs and lows of the first 13 Steam Machines

Valve's Steam Machines are reinventing the game console by transforming daunting PCs into friendly boxes for the living room. But rather than make the machines all by itself, Valve has turned to hardware partners to create a whole lineup of them, from basic consoles priced like an Xbox all the way …

Grow a garden in your kitchen or create a new form of CSA with GrowCubes

When I walked into the NYC Resistor hackerspace in Brooklyn last October, a set of large glass cases quickly drew me over. Inside, a ferris …

New Google Tips is surprisingly helpful

Google has launched Google Tips, a site which uses clickable cards to explain the features and capabilities of Google's biggest products. The cards explain concepts such as sharing photos with specific people in Google+ circles, synchronizing Android smartphone contacts to a Google account, and …

Code.org Wants Participating Students' Data For 7 Years

theodp writes <i>"As part of its plan to improve computer science education in the U.S., the Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates-backed Code.org is asking</i> …

IoT Guides and Insights

PS4 vs. Xbox One: The Comparison We Had To Make

Two new gaming consoles. Both very powerful. Both very ambitious. Both about to meet head to head... and do battle for your time, money and …

Reuters: Snowden stashed “doomsday” cache as insurance policy against harm

Crypto scheme protecting data resembles creation of a "bad sci-fi writer."<p>US and British intelligence officials are concerned that former National …

RIP Fail Whale

There was a time when the sight of the Fail Whale was common on Twitter, back when the growing startup struggled to keep pace with its users and the sheer volume of tweets. Much has changed since then — including many more users and, of course, Twitter’s recent IPO — and now the company has …

Emm Gryner: My New Album: "Torrential"

This project is closed. Be sure to follow Emm Gryner to be the first to know next time a project is launched!<p>Closed<p>Featured Items<p><b>photo credit:</b> …

Billie Joe + Norah: Foreverly – review

In 1958, the Everly Brothers released <i>Songs Our Daddy Taught Us</i><i>,</i> a collection of rootsy ballads and country numbers. Half a century on, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has teamed up with Norah Jones to craft a largely faithful rerecording of the album. While hardly a move into brave new …