Dr. Mike Malone

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Energy Harvesting Design Doesn’t Need Sleep

Every scrap of power is precious when it comes to power harvesting, and working with such designs usually means getting cozy with a microcontroller’s …

Microcontroller

Mario Candy Machine Gamifies Halloween

Picture it: Halloween, 2018. You want to go to a party or take the kids out trick-or-treating, but remember what happened last year when you weren’t …

Trick-Or-Treating

A Super Simple ESP8266 IOT Motion Sensor

It’s really hard to overstate how awesome ESP8266 development boards like the Wemos D1 Mini really are. For literally a couple of dollars you can get …

Arduino

Study ties autism to maternal high blood pressure, diabetes

Children born to women who had diabetes or high blood pressure while pregnant are at an increased risk of autism, two new studies suggest1,2.Autism …

Autism

DIY Plastering: How to Get it Right | Times Square Chronicles

DIY Plastering: How to Get it Right<p>For a DIY plastering job, you’ll need to make sure that you have the right equipment and materials to ensure that …

Home Improvement

Dual Brushed Motor Controller Doesn’t Care How It Receives Commands

The simple DC brushed motor is at the heart of many a robotics project. For making little toy bots that zip around the house, you can’t beat the …

Arduino

Understanding Math vs Understanding Math

One of the things hard about engineering — electrical engineering, in particular — is that you can’t really visualize what’s important. Sure, you can …

Mathematics

5 Smart Home Tricks That Are Actually Impressive

Going to the effort of setting up a smart home just so you can turn your lights on and off from your phone may not seem like the best use of your …

Smart Homes

The Personality Traits Linked To Being A Psychopath - PsyBlog

Psychopaths have these personality traits.<p>Psychopaths are low on both the personality traits of conscientiousness and agreeableness, research …

Psychology

How to Create State and County Maps Easily in R

At the Urban Institute, we are always looking for ways to visualize data. Whether I’m looking for spatial trends or creating graphics for a report, I …

Maps

How billionaire entrepreneur Ted Leonsis amassed his most important asset – his network

As I walked into my interview with billionaire Ted Leonsis and his son Zach for Uncommon Drive, a video series at USAandMain.com where we talk to inspirational founders and creators, I had a major assumption – the secret to the elder’s business success is primarily based on his networking …

Networking

The 14 Best Hostess Gifts, According to Professional Party Attenders

The best way to get invited back.<p>So you’ve been invited to a dinner party (or to brunch, or to spend the weekend). Great! Only question is what to …

hostessgifts

The Billionaire Owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers Runs More Than 100 Companies According to These 19 Rules

About 20 years ago, he wrote the first version of the "Isms" corporate-culture guide.<p>Dan Gilbert runs an empire.<p>He makes many of his public …

Cleveland Cavaliers

DIY Video: Checking automotive fuses

It can be nerve-wracking when electrical items in your classic suddenly fail. While there are plenty of people who can wax poetic about the joys of …

fuses

Dual Sensor Echo Locator Gives High Accuracy at Low Cost

Infrared certainly has its uses, but if you’re trying to locate objects, ultrasonic detection is far superior. It’s contact-less, undetectable to the …

Arduino

Air Quality Readings at a Glance

Since the industrial age, air pollution has increasingly become a problem on society’s radar. Outside of concerns about global warming and greenhouse …

Pollution

Supersize DIY R/C Servos From Windscreen Wipers

We’re all familiar with the experience of buying hobby servos. The market is awash with cheap clones which have inflated specs and poor performance. …

Arduino

Everything You Need to Re-create a Properly Stocked French Kitchen

<i>Bastille Day is Saturday, July 14, and to celebrate France’s national day, we’re dedicating the week to the very best French things. You may be</i> …

France

Robotic Muscles from Fishing Line and Nichrome

Did you know that under the right conditions, nylon can be used as a type of artificial muscle? We certainly didn’t until we came across [Brandon T. …

Fishing

Building A Gasometer To Store Wood Gas And Other Bio-Fuels

Old solutions are often so elegant and effective that they keep coming back. The gasometer, or gas holder, is one such example. Now …

Neat

A Graph Plotting Metal Detector

Metal detectors can be a great source of fun, and occasionally even found wealth. They allow the detection of metal objects at a distance, enabling …

detector

Pesticides are making bees dumber

Even if they survive, they might not thrive.<p>You might associate honeybees and bumblebees with their cute, fuzzy shape and seemingly aimless interest in flowers. But beneath the yellow-and-black (mostly) stripes lies an incredible mind. A new study pooled evidence from 23 studies of honeybees and …

Honey Bees

PythonRobotics

Python codes for robotics algorithm.<p>Table of Contents<p>What is this?<p>Requirements<p>How to use<p>Localization<p>Extended Kalman Filter localization<br>• Unscented …

rrt

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Tidying messy Excel data (tidyxl)

(This article was first published on <b>R on Abhijit Dasgupta</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>Well, here’s what I was dealing with:<p>Notice that we …

Data Science

Global Migration, animated with R

The animation below, by Shanghai University professor Guy Abel, shows migration within and between regions of the world from 1960 to 2015. The data …

Animation

Ultra-Low Power, Energy Harvesting Battery Charger

This half-inch square ultra-low power energy harvesting LiPo cell charger by [Kris Winer] uses a low voltage solar panel to top up a small …

Clean Energy

3D Printed Upgrade for Cheap Foam Glider

We know you’ve seen them: the big foam gliders that are a summertime staple of seemingly every big box retailer and dollar store in the world. They …

Gliders

Tinkercad Coding Tricks To Automate Modeling

If you want to do a quick design for 3D printing, Tinkercad is pretty easy to use. Although it was briefly in danger of going out of business, it was …

3D Modeling

The Little-Known Stand Mixer Setting That’s Killing Your Game

One of the benefits of jumping from life as a pastry chef to that of a recipe developer is noticing the massive blind spots among home cooks in the kitchen regarding things I think of as common knowledge—especially when it comes to best practices for the tools of the trade. For example, knowing …

Dessert