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Cryptmount - A Utility to Create Encrypted Filesystems in Linux

<b>Cryptmount</b> is a powerful utility which allows any user to access encrypted filesystems on-demand under GNU/Linux systems without requiring root …

Linux

Real-time object detection on the Raspberry Pi with the Movidius NCS

By onFebruary 19, 2018 in Deep Learning, Movidius, Tutorials<p>Today’s post is inspired by Danielle, a PyImageSearch reader who emailed me last week and …

Raspberry Pi

The WyzeCam gets a smarter sequel that still costs only $20

That the $20 WyzeCam worked as well as it did is still kind of a surprise. It's no wonder then that the Amazon alums who created it have been working on a sequel: the WyzeCam v2. It'll still cost $20 when it starts shipping at the end of February, but don't let yourself be fooled by its …

Gear & Gadgets

This drone can follow and record you from the sky, no controller required

A start-up founded by former Google drone engineers, Adam Bry and Abe Bachrach, Skydio just delivered a self-flying camera that makes aerial …

Drones

‘BuckHacker’ Search Engine Lets You Easily Dig Through Exposed Amazon Servers

This makes searching through leaky Amazon Web Services servers much easier.<p>Contractors, governments, and telecom giants have all previously left data on exposed Amazon Web Services (AWS) servers, meaning anyone can access them without a username or password. Now, a search engine makes combing …

Cloud Computing

N-O-D-E Always On Networked Raspberry Pi Plug Mini Server

Developer and Raspberry Pi enthusiast N-O-D-E has this week published details about updates they have made to the Raspberry Pi Zero W powered Pi Plug …

Raspberry Pi

The hottest iPhone and Android accessory we’ve covered in 2018 so far is only $37 on Amazon

Thousands and thousands of our readers have picked up a Depstech WiFi Borescope Inspection Camera based on our coverage, making it the most popular …

Tech Trends

I make $267,000 as a legal sex worker in Nevada — here's what I spend in a week

Carson City

Meet 'The Wolf of Crypto Street,' an Ohio teenager who used his entire savings to become a cryptocurrency millionaire

When Eddy Zillan started trading in cryptocurrencies three years ago, he was 15 — too young to open an account on the trading platform Coinbase, which requires its users to be at least 18 years old.<p>But Zillan glossed over the site's terms of agreement and opened an account on Coinbase and another …

Cryptocurrency

Advanced Alpha Over-Ear Open Planar Magnetic Headphones

One of a nice handfull of $500ish planar magnetic headphones at the show, I was impressed with the Advanced Alpha at CanJam@RMAF last October. In my …

Audiophile

I trained an AI to copy my voice and it scared me silly

Over the past year, I wrote about a bunch of companies working on voice synthesis technology. They were very much in the early stages of development, and only had some pre-made samples to show off. Now, researchers hailing from the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms at the Universite de …

Artificial Intelligence

Easily Control Servos Using A PlayStation 4 Controller And ServoShock 2

Hobbyists, developers and electronic enthusiasts searching for an easy way to control up to 12 servos from a PlayStation 4 controller may be …

The 10 Most Popular Courses on Coursera in 2017 (and 2,000 Courses You Can Take for Free in January, 2018)

Back in 2012, Coursera started offering MOOCS (Massive Open Online Courses) to the world at large. And they've since amassed some 28 million …

Forget Bitcoin: Here Are 12 Cryptocurrencies You Should Be Following

The search for "the next bitcoin" has begun.<p>With 2017 now in the books, we can officially look back and dub it the "year of the cryptocurrency." …

The web is dying, but mesh networks will save it

My previous article, <i>The web began dying in 2014, here’s how</i>, raised much more awareness than I thought it would. Many people found it to be an insightful analysis of the web under the control of tech giants, but the article ended without providing anything positive to hold on to.<p>I actually have …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Sheryl Sandberg

Ultimate Pitch Deck To Build A Billion Dollar Startup

Let’s be honest — most business plans are dull. No one has time to read a business plan unless they have already made the mental decision to fund you, and are just checking the boxes of due diligence. Experienced business pros and investors know that business plans change. In fact, the funding you …

Venture Capital

How to score big at government auctions, on everything from real estate to bugles

Rolex watches seized from drug lords. Homes confiscated from tax cheats. Blackhawk helicopters the military no longer needs. The federal government is auctioning off all this — and more. The “more” often means mundane things like office chairs and shredders and mysterious things like “swamp cooler …

Fannie Mae

Massdrop’s new $150 Sennheiser headphone is a slam dunk

The Audiophiliac has ears-on time with the Massdrop x Sennheiser HD58X Jubilee.<p>The new Massdrop x Sennheiser HD58X Jubilee headphones pressed all the right buttons for me.<p>This full-sized set is based on one of my all-time favorite classic Sennheisers, the HD580 that came out in the early 1990s! I …

Black Ember launches the Citadel Collection, an IPX6 rated modular backpack

Backpacks are a dime a dozen normally. You can find one by walking into any department store, but generally cheaper backpacks don’t last long. A backpack’s quality can make or break the experience you have with it. Cheap backpacks are never comfortable, fall apart easily, and never fit enough stuff …

Crowd Funding

Raspberry Pi Home Automation Using Blynk On Your Smartphone

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts or those looking to add extra home automation to their living space may be interested in a new project published by Smart …

What interviewers really want to hear when they ask 'Why do you want to work here?'

"So why do you want to work here?"<p>Eventually this question comes up in every interview. Over the course of the last 30 years, I have been and I continue to ask this question all the time.<p>I have learned there is a limited set of answers applicants give in response to this question and one particular …

Employment

Google’s Paper Signals are physical Assistant-controlled widgets that you can easily build

Last month, Google expanded its Experiments program with a new category for voice interactions to demonstrate how developers can take advantage of conversations. Usually app-based, the latest Voice Experiment is physical and involves paper crafts that signal a data point.<p>Similar to the AIY line of …

Paper Craft

DIY Raspberry Pi Weather Station

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts, hobbyists or students looking to create their very own DIY Raspberry Pi weather station are sure to enjoy this new tutorial …

Our 15 favorite smart home devices — each for less than $100

You don't have to be a millionaire anymore to have an interconnected smart home that you can control with the swipe of your finger or the sound of your voice.<p>Smart home devices are getting more powerful every day as the price of entry continues to drop. All you need to get started is a smartphone …

Home Automation

ABBYY launches AI-powered real-time recognition SDK that speaks 63 languages

Computer vision has evolved quickly in the past few years. From Word Lens to Google Goggles, the ability to recognize text and objects speedily on any device is a far cry from the days of scanning documents and time-consuming OCR.<p>Document and content capture company ABBYY today announced the …

Machine Learning

What is the Dark Web ?

The world wide web is more vast than you think, but the majority of us see only the surface of it.In fact, when someone says that Google or other …

Dark Web

The Motherboard Guide to Avoiding State Surveillance

A straightforward guide to privacy, messaging, and keeping yourself safe from passive and active surveillance.<p><i>This is excerpted from the Motherboard Guide to Not Getting Hacked, our comprehensive guide to digital security. We recommend you read that entire guide if you are generally looking to</i> …

Privacy

50 startups that will boom in 2018, according to VCs

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches, and invest in them?<p>We reached out to a number of top VCs and asked them which startups will boom in 2018. We invited participation from investors from a variety of backgrounds and …

Venture Capital

These clever curtains transform your window into a dazzling nighttime cityscape

Do you dream of a new view from your city apartment? Now you can create your own with these snazzy curtains featuring cityscapes from New York and …