Giulio Pons

1,093 Added | 4 Magazines | 56 Likes | 2 Following | 278 Followers | @pons | I’m an italian software engineer, a maker and an Internet addicted. I like PHP, bot crawling, IoT, Arduino, circuits, databases, chatbots and A.I. even if it’s not so intelligent.

What is Kodi? Everything You Need To Know

If you’ve been hearing the buzz about Kodi lately, you’re not alone — it is gaining momentum fast. What is Kodi? In the company’s own words, “Kodi is the ultimate entertainment centre.” It’s probably a fair description if you put that in the context of a media player.<p>What is Kodi? Kodi is a free …

Raspberry Pi

Bitcoin is the greatest scam in history

It’s a colossal pump-and-dump scheme, the likes of which the world has never seen.<p><i>This is a contributed post by Bill Harris, former CEO of Intuit and founding CEO of PayPal and Personal Capital.</i><p>I’m tired of saying, “Be careful, it’s speculative.” Then, “Be careful, it’s gambling.” Then, “Be …

Cryptocurrency

How to download all your Flickr photos

Even if you're happy SmugMug now runs Flickr, you might want to retrieve your own copy of your photos from the former Yahoo site. Here's how.<p>If you're one of the 75 million or so people using Flickr's photo-sharing service, you might be fretting about the future of your online photo collection …

Flickr

Out of My League - Music on Arduino

Things used in this project<p>Hardware components<p>Piezo Buzzer<p>Linked to 5 pack (what I bought), but you only need 3<p>×<p>3<p>Arduino Nano R3<p>I bought clones …

Arduino

Huawei’s upcoming AI assistant is a Black Mirror episode in real life

• Huawei is looking to provide emotional interactions through its AI assistant.<br>• The company’s team is inspired by the movie <i>Her</i> and envisions that soon enough, we won’t even need to touch our smartphones to use them.<br>• While Huawei’s vision sounds ambitious and exciting, its plans to essentially replace …

Black Mirror

Set Up an ESP8266 Automatic Update Server

Many people are now using the ESP8266 in its many guises (ESP-01S, Wemos D1, NodeMCU, Sonoff etc) for home automation systems. If you write your own …

Microcontroller

BB Green, il traghetto elettrico europeo da 100 passeggeri

L'Europa si era posta l'obiettivo di creare <b>il traghetto elettrico più veloce al mondo</b>: a distanza di 8 anni il progetto BB Green ha finalmente …

Amazon Alexa diventerà un robot, pronto già il prototipo

<b>Presto Amazon Alexa potrebbe lasciare lo smart speaker Echo e mettersi a seguirci per casa</b>. Questa almeno è l'intenzione del colosso statunitense …

ArduinoOTA

<b>The ArduinoOTA library is a library that allows to update the Arduino program (and ESP3226, ESP32) wirelessly in Wi-Fi</b>. It is an essential library …

Arduino

Arduino Tutorial: ESP8266 OTA. Update the WeMOS D1 Over the Air (OTA).

<b>Schematics</b><p>This demonstration will be based on the blink example, which makes connecting the components required for this project very easy. Connect …

Microcontroller

Palantir Knows Everything About You

Trump<p>White<p>House<p>Justin<p>Mikolay<p>EMPLOYEE OF<p>EMPLOYEE OF<p>Kevin<p>Harrington<p>EMPLOYEE OF<p>Thiel<p>Capital<p>FORMER<p>OPERATOR OF<p>Alexander<p>Karp<p>FORMER<p>OPERATOR<p>OF<p>FORMER<p>OPERATOR …

Silicon Valley

Watch how quickly humans are changing the planet in these animations of NASA satellite images

From rising sea levels to an increase in wildfires.<p>A new website, EarthTime, aims to shows how humans have dramatically changed the planet — such as how glaciers are melting and where refugees are migrating — through time-lapse satellite photos.<p>The site’s interactive maps use images taken by NASA …

Time-lapse Photography

IoTrix (Smart Advertisement LED Board)

Things used in this project<p>Hardware components<p>Arduino Mega 2560 & Genuino Mega 2560<p>×<p>1<p>Buy from MCM Electronics<br>• Buy from Arduino Store<br>• Buy from …

Arduino

How Servo Motors Work & How To Control Servos using Arduino

In this tutorial we will learn how servo motors work and how to control servos using Arduino and PCA9685 PWM driver. You can watch the following …

Arduino

Il dito medio di Galileo Galilei è la reliquia simbolo di tutti gli eretici

‘<i>Sarai libero, mai più Medioevo col Dito medio di Galileo nel didietro’</i><p>Così cantava Caparezza nella canzone ‘<b>Il Dito Medio di Galileo</b>’ dall’album ‘Il …

An Arduino Pro Mini Clone for $1.40

Most of us have lived our lives with Moore’s Law working for us in the background, driving down the cost of computing, and at the same time making it …

Arduino

This YouTuber Converted a Vintage Tube Radio into a Modern Music Streamer with a LattePanda

There is no denying the fact that modern music streaming services and stereos are better than vintage radios in almost every way. There are a …

Music Streaming

UPDATED: Solar Power Station for Arduino

Things used in this project<p><b>Hardware components:</b><p>Arduino UNO & Genuino UNO<p>×<p>1<p>Buy from MCM Electronics<br>• Buy from Newark Element14<br>• Buy from Arduino Store<br>• Buy …

Arduino

Water Level (Ultrasonic) Sensor with LoRaWAN

Things used in this project<p><b>Hardware components:</b><p>LoRa Shield for Arduino<p>868 Mhz Version<p>×<p>1<p>Arduino Mega 2560 & Genuino Mega 2560<p>works also with Arduino …

Arduino

Door Closer!

Things used in this project<p><b>Hardware components:</b><p>Particle Photon<p>×<p>1<p>Buy from MCM Electronics<br>• Buy from store.particle.io<br>• Buy from Newark Element14<br>• Buy from …

Microcontroller

Motion Activated Stairs

Things used in this project<p><b>Hardware components:</b><p>Arduino Mega 2560 & Genuino Mega 2560<p>×<p>1<p>Buy from MCM Electronics<br>• Buy from Arduino Store<br>• Buy from …

Arduino

Draw Freely

Linux Tablet Driver Project Revived<p>Dec. 9, 2017<p>Linux graphics tablets need your help. If you have a graphics tablet that's not a Wacom, read more …

Sick of burning yourself with molten metal? Prototype circuits with Brown Dog Crazy Circuits instead

What’s in the box?<p>The basic set of Crazy Circuits comes with battery holders, LEDs, a blink/fade, and the bits needed to connect all this together …

Microcontroller

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, NEO, EOS: Analisi dei prezzi, 6 aprile

<i>Le idee e le opinioni espresse in questo articolo sono unicamente quelle dell'autore, e non riflettono necessariamente il punto di vista di</i> …

Insegnare in inglese per non morire di mediocrità: ecco perché la battaglia del Politecnico merita di essere combattuta

<b>Ci sono battaglie, piccole e marginali finché si vuole, che meritano di essere combattute anche per il loro valore simbolico.</b> Quella che il …

Researchers develop device that can 'hear' your internal voice

New headset can listen to internal vocalisation and speak to the wearer while appearing silent to the outside world<p>Researchers have created a wearable device that can read people’s minds when they use an internal voice, allowing them to control devices and ask queries without speaking.<p>The device, …

Artificial Intelligence

Ho letto Teen Trap, la rivista per adolescenti dedicata a Ghali e mi ha aperto un mondo

Potremmo iniziare con una presentazione tipo Alcolisti Anonimi: ho più di 40 anni, ascolto attivamente musica e cerco di essere aggiornato, quindi</b> …

Ultimate Guide to Connecting LED Light Strips to Arduino

The rise of LED lighting has been stratospheric, and it’s easy to see why. They are cheap to produce, consume significantly less power than other …

Abbiamo chiesto a una classe di terza media se sia giusto pagare per ascoltare musica in streaming

Quando <b>Spotify</b> ha annunciato che avrebbe sospeso <b>gli account craccati</b> da app illegali è scoppiato un putiferio. Da tempo esistono infatti dei metodi …