Kaspars Dambis

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Nonvolatile Resistance Switching in Atom Thin Memristors

A research team with members globally has created what seems to be the first working atomically thin memristor.

Android Sources For The Asus Tinker Board

The Asus Tinker Board is one of the quiet achievers of the powerful single board computer market. A Raspberry Pi form factor with a significantly …

Android News

4 mA Integrated Sensor Transmitter Boasts Small Footprint

Maxim Integrated Products has announced the MAX12900, an ultra-low power, highly integrated 4 mA to 20 mA sensor transmitter. Embedded system …

Electrical Engineering

Gumstix Chatterbox is a Customizable, AVS-Ready Development Platform based on Toradex Colibri i.MX7 SoM

There are several official Amazon Voice Service (AVS) development kits, and we’ve already covered a few of them with the likes of Allwinner 3-Mic Far …

Amazon

How to Fight Mobile Number Port-out Scams

<b>T-Mobile</b>, <b>AT&T</b> and other mobile carriers are reminding customers to take advantage of free services that can block identity thieves from easily …

Identity Theft

Measure RPM with an IR sensor and Arduino

When dealing with robotics and other electronics projects, it can be important to know how many revolutions a motor is making. From here, you can …

February 24 2018

This past weekend, the Mbed community in Japan held the first community gathering of the year, locally known as 'エンベッド祭り', or Mbed Fest. It is a …

How Cosmologists Determined That the Universe Is Expanding Faster Than Anyone Thought

Designer Sylvie Facon’s Hommage à Arras is a Wearable Tribute

A post shared by Sylvie Facon Créatrice France (@sylviefaconcreatricefrance) on Feb 25, 2018 at 12:37am PST The detail in this dress by Sylvie Facon …

Castle Locker is a DIY Secure Porch Trunk

From Chris Meade on Hackster.io:Your home is your Castle. Increasingly, we enjoy faster and faster deliveries to our homes, but we cannot always be …

First Alpha release of CircuitPython 3.0.0!

From the GitHub release page: 3.0.0 is the latest major revision of CircuitPython and features new support for the SAMD51 (aka M4) and preliminary …

The MySensors roadmap

If you are curious on what features are planned or what fixes are scheduled for the next release or future releases, check out the MySensors projects …

Friday Hack Chat: Everything PCB

It was not too long ago that all PCB design packages were proprietary. Getting PCBs made was expensive, and if you tried to do this over the …

Detoured: Fabbing At The Art Institute Of Chicago

[Majenta Strongheart] is one of the talented folks who works at the SupplyFrame Design Lab, home to dozens of Hackaday meetups, the Hackaday …

Eagleye 530s Board Features Samsung Artik 530s IoT Module, Leverages Raspberry Pi Form Factor

Samsung Artik 530 is a module designed for the Internet of Things based on a quad core Arm Cortex A9 processor, and supporting Ethernet, dual band …

NXP i.MX 8M Mini Low Power Cortex A53/Cortex M4 Processor to be Manufactured using 14LPC FinFET Process Technology

NXP i.MX 8, i.MX 8M, and i.MX 8X processors are barely available, but the company has already announced another member of their i.MX8 family with …

Linkdump: February 2018

• How Carob Traumatized a Generation<br>• How Christine Peterson coined the term ‘open source’<br>• OpenSC2K: An open source remake of SimCity 2000<br>• A deep dive into …

Bot Roundup: Avalanche, Kronos, NanoCore

It’s been a busy few weeks in cybercrime news, justifying updates to a couple of cases we’ve been following closely at KrebsOnSecurity. In Ukraine, …

Customers

The Flask Mega-Tutorial Part XIII: I18n and L10n

This is the thirteenth installment of the Flask Mega-Tutorial series, in which I'm going to tell you how to expand Microblog to support multiple …

An Artist and Anthropologist Reinterpret Stone Age Tools as Sculpture #ArtTuesday

Git Tips for Improved ‘Version Control Skills’ | #tipsandtricks

article<p>https://blog.adafruit.com/2018/02/27/git-tips-for-improved-version-control-skills/<p>Dan Kelch has a quick roundup of a few useful Git features – …

Spanish Cave Art from 65,000 Years Ago #ArtTuesday

article<p>https://blog.adafruit.com/2018/02/27/spanish-cave-art-from-65000-years-ago/<p>Using uranium-thorium dating, paleoanthropologist were able to …

Warhammer 40K Armor That’s Ready for a Fight

article<p>https://blog.adafruit.com/2018/02/27/warhammer-40k-armor-thats-ready-for-a-fight/<p>Kinpatsu Cosplay has been hard at work on her biggest armor …

PIC Arduino with RS485

This board created for makers, who wants to use various Arduino UNO shields using PIC microcontrollers from Microchip. Board facilitates the use of …

Investigating the World’s Rarest Game Boy

Early last year, a very unique Game Boy Color showed up on Chinese shopping site Taobao. Rather than the rather anemic-looking display of the …

Retrogaming

Definitive Dog Feeding with Arduino

Some dogs have no sense of self-preservation. Given the opportunity, they will eat until they’re sick. It’s up to us humans to both feed them and …

Arduino

GreenWaves GAP8 is a Low Power RISC-V IoT Processor Optimized for Artificial Intelligence Applications

GreenWaves Technologies, a fabless semiconductor startup based in Grenoble, France, has designed GAP8 IoT application processor based on RISC-V …

USPS Finally Starts Notifying You by Mail If Someone is Scanning Your Snail Mail Online

In October 2017, KrebsOnSecurity warned that ne’er-do-wells could take advantage of a relatively new service offered by the <b>U.S. Postal Service</b> that …

Security

Make your own 3D-printed robotic vacuum with Arduino

Tired of cleaning your house? A robotic vacuum may be the logical solution, but if you’re “theking3737” something off-the-shelf just isn’t quite cool …

Bela Mini kit based on PocketBeagle provides sub-millisecond latency to create musical instruments

The Bela folks have developed their own device-hosted web-IDE and support for pureData, Supercollider, and their own C++ API on top of Linux running …