Jacob Nearon

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Coding bootcamps are making computer science degrees obsolete

Coding bootcamps have been so successful that observers have wondered whether these programs are beginning to replace traditional college computer science degrees. For example, Aaron Skonnard, the CEO of Pluralsight, argues in Edtech's Next Big Disruption Is The College Degree that college degrees …

Simplify3D Releases Comprehensive Troubleshooting Guide for All Your 3D Printing Issues

As 3D printing catches on more and more in the mainstream, many of the issues makers face are coming to the forefront–along with solutions. While …

Meet The Scary Little Security Robot That’s Patrolling Silicon Valley

The K5 never tires on patrols and only costs $6.25 an hour. But at least it’s not armed–for now.<p>Here’s why several companies are apparently considering hiring the K5 security robot, despite its strange appearance. It patrols your grounds continuously, no need for sitting down or going outside to …

How to Find Wi-Fi Network Passwords from Command Line on Mac

Given the complexity of some wi-fi network passwords combined with the general infrequency of entering them and that they’re typically saved on use, …

DIY project: How-to unlock your door with Apple Watch (Video)

<i>Make</i> posted this video showing off their latest DIY project that uses an Apple Watch to open an electronic door lock wirelessly with the tap of a wrist. It uses an RFduino module to communicate with the Apple Watch over Bluetooth, integrates with existing door and security systems, and uses custom …

Apple News is seriously good and might become your only news app

While everyone’s panicking about Facebook Instant Articles, I’ve seen something much more terrifying and exciting: Apple News.<p>The app, which will be installed on every iPhone that upgrades to iOS 9, is a new centralized home for content.<p>Publishers can input their content via RSS feeds or, if …

We made an open database of every US company flying drones. Do your worst, nerds

Do your worst, nerds<p>Last week we published a story about the first 500 companies given permission by the FAA to fly drones for commercial purposes over the US. The number of exemptions granted by the FAA has been growing quickly. Today we added all the data from the month of June, increasing the …

This Steve Jobs quote perfectly sums up the key to success

Jobs held a staff meeting and explained the role passion would play in revitalizing the brand:<p>The simple phrase — "people with passion can change the world" — holds the secret to entrepreneurial success.<p>Nearly a decade later, in 2005, Jobs returned to the theme in his famous commencement speech at …

The Coolest Shelters on Earth

Photo: Sarah Murphy and Stefaan duPont<p>Sarah Murphy and Stefaan duPont did it. The duo left their desk jobs—Murphy as a textiles designer at Martha Stewart, and duPont as an interface designer at the agency R/GA—and hit the road. After a year on the move, they started the travel blog Miles & Miles, …

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JUUK Adds Stunning ‘Gunmetal’ Bands for Space Grey Apple Watch Sport [PICS]

Last month we told you about the Canadian Indiegogo campaign JUUK, which aims to bring premium stainless steel bands for the Apple Watch. While these …

Sound Sculptures Make Music Something You Can See, Hear, and Hold

Talking about the augmented reality apocalypse, HEALTH, and digital synesthesia, with REIFY CEO Allison Wood.<p>Inside REIFY’s Brooklyn headquarters, music has reclaimed a physical form. Like vinyls and mixtapes before them, the company’s 3D-printed sound sculptures turn musical data into a material …

Steve Jobs on the Power of Asking for Help

It’s easy to think that great leaders like Steve Jobs got that way by telling people what to do, bossing them around, or instilling fear in those who …

Development Of A $200 WiFi Router Geared Towards Whistleblowers Was Just Suspiciously Cancelled

In the world of whistleblowers, any packet of revealed identifying information means game over.<p>ProxyHam, a $200 WiFi router aimed at those seeking the utmost in anonymity, promised to mask users’ IP addresses and place their geographic coordinates miles away from their actual locations. Plans to …

3D Systems Releases New Filament That Dissolves In Water

Moisture, as they say, is the essence of wetness. It’s now also a great way to remove support material from 3D-printed objects.<p>Printing complex objects requires rafts and supports. These hold the pieces in place and, in theory, are supposed be easily removable with a little tugging. In reality, …

Vortex lets kids program their own robot buddy

Sphero, the ball-shaped robot, inspired a new generation of toys that aren't only fun, but can also be used as educational tools for kids. Vortex, pictured above, is one of these. Created by DFRobot, a company that's been selling open-source hardware since 2008, Vortex is being revealed today via …

Top Five Websites to Learn Programming Online - Online Programming Courses

Top Five Websites to Learn Programming Online. There is no age for learning and when it comes to learn programming. The online resources are best …

With This Device You Can Connect Anonymously To Wi-Fi 2.5 Miles Away

Security researcher creates an online anonymity device, ProxyHam which can connect anonymously to a Wi-Fi located 2.5 miles away<p>ProxyHam allows its …

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: 4K camera balls, pro optics for your phone

<i>At any given moment there are approximately a zillion different crowdfunding campaigns happening on the Web. Take a stroll through Kickstarter or</i> …

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Interactive Coding Bootcamp: Get ready for a new career as a developer

The ability to code is one of the most valuable and sought-after skills around, with professionals earning salaries upwards of $75,000. If it appeals to you as a vocation, then you should check out the Interactive Coding Bootcamp, which readies you for the world of development work, and it’s …

Raspberry Pi Internet Monitor

Introduction: Raspberry Pi Internet Monitor<p>In my house, you can often hear someone shouting "Is the Internet down?" Sometimes it is but most of the …

Unity Editor and DirectX 11 for Linux, and more gaming news

Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at Unity Editor and DirectX 11 for Linux, and more gaming news! Open gaming roundup …

Magazine sobre los gadgets y noticias de internet

abril 28, 2018 Comentarios desactivados en Cuidados básicos y sencillos para tu piercing<p>Tal y como ocurre con los tatuajes, los piercings …

Watch: Here's What Happens When You Pour Gallium Over An iPhone 6

Sometimes science is just plain awesome, and today is one of those times. The reason for that is a YouTube video that we stumbled across which shows …

What's inside the Most Exclusive Website on the internet?

More than 45,000 people are currently in line to get access to the so-called "Most Exclusive Website" on the internet -- and most of them have no …

Turn Your Raspberry Pi into a Network Monitoring Tool #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

For Apple, The New 'Steve Jobs' Trailer Is a Nightmare Come True

What Aaron Sorkin did for Mark Zuckerberg in his script for "The Social Network," he's done again for Steve Jobs. The first full trailer for the new …

Raspberry Pi Wifi Router Prank

Introduction: Raspberry Pi Wifi Router Prank<p><b>Introduction</b><p>Do your neighbors leech off your wifi?<p>Got a raspberry pi?<p>We're going to build a wifi router …

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Scientists have created 3D holograms that you can touch

“Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi, you’re my only hope.”<p>Save for lightsabers, traveling at the speed of light and jittery robot sidekicks, perhaps the most memorable technology in the original <i>Star Wars</i> movie was the three-dimensional hologram of Princess Leia. Scientists have been trying to turn this fiction …

Five of the Best Computer Science Classes in the U.S.

Plenty of adults wander the professional world hiding their ignorance about how computers work, a knowledge gap that can now be closed in a few …

iris360 is a 360-degree camera that connects with Google Street View

Imaging company NCTech has just announced the iris360, a HD camera capable of taking 360-degree panoramic images that can easily and quickly be …

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