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Learn and Build a High Side Switch

As electronics engineer I have a mental collection of circuits that I’ve gathered over the years, much like a mechanic collects specialized tools as …

Arduino

GitLab, a European startup taking on code collaboration platform GitHub, just raised $1.5 million

While the Dutch platform is only on its seed round, it says it already has 100,000 users, including companies like NASA, CERN, Alibaba, SpaceX, O'Reilly, IBM and Expedia. This could be because it has a slightly different business model to US competitor GitHub that works especially well for big …

Startups

This Perfect Chrome Extension Replaces "Millennials" With "Snake People"

"For Snake People, A Generational Divide." H/T creator @ericwbailey.

Humans 'will become God-like cyborgs within 200 years'

The amalgamation of man and machine will be the ‘biggest evolution in biology’ claims Professor Yuval Noah Harari<p>Wealthy humans are likely become cyborgs within 200 years as they gradually merge with technology like computers and smart phones, a historian has claimed.<p>Yuval Noah Harari, a professor …

Biopotential Signal Library

Acquiring high quality electroencephalogram (EEG) signals within indoor environments is challenging. The high impedance nature of the measurement …

The Wizard of Minecraft

Markus Persson, a.k.a. Notch, is gaming's biggest rock star. But he may never make a second album<p>It's a wet monday morning in Stockholm, and the door …

Inside The Amazon Dash Button

The Amazon Dash Button is a tiny WiFi-enabled device that’s a simple button with a logo on the front. If you get the Tide-branded version, simply …

Reading Resistors With OpenCV

Here’s a tip from a wizened engineer I’ve heard several times. If you’re poking around a circuit that has failed, look at the resistor color codes. …

Google Play

You can build Microsoft's Kinect-powered holodeck at home

Got a Kinect, a projector and a knack for code? If so, you can create a <i>Star Trek</i>-like holodeck in your living room. Microsoft has released the RoomAlive Toolkit, a software framework that lets you string together Kinect motion trackers to create interactive projection maps. You can use it to build …

Kingdom Rush is now free in the Play Store

Ironhide Game’s Kingdom Rush has just been permanently made free in the Google Play Store.<p>Kingdom Rush, one of the most acclaimed examples of the tower defense genre, cost 99 cents before, so this isn’t a crazy deal by any means, but if you’re the type that doesn’t pay for games or you’re simply …

Google Play

Software bug could cause Boeing 787s to lose control in mid air

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a warning about Boeing's 787 Dreamliner, saying that a software glitch in the jets' systems could suddenly shut all electrical power to the plane mid-flight, causing pilots to lose control.<p>"We are issuing this AD [Airworthiness Directive] to prevent …

Aviation