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DigitalOcean home

Mosquitto is an open-source message broker service that uses the MQTT protocol to send and receive messages, typically with IOT (Internet of Things) …

7 Ways To Drive Women Out Of Tech

Mention the lack of women in tech, and you’re sure to hear a few people insisting that it’s not important, and not discrimination. It’s a choice, it’s a choice, it’s a choice, they say. But why would women choose to avoid tech jobs?<p>First, let’s understand what’s meant by “tech.” It’s not all …

Computer Science

Books to Read This Spring That Will Make You More Productive

<b>How to Have a Good Day: Harness the Power of Behavioral Science to Transform Your Working Life,</b> by Caroline Webb<p>The title <i>How to Have a Good Day</i> might …

France Will Install 1,000 Km of Solar-Panelled Roads in The Next 5 Years

Solar roadways!!!!<p>France's government has announced plans to pave 1,000 km (621 miles) of road with durable photovoltaic panels over the next five …

This crazy thin 6mm paper camera can take photos and video, all for just $28

You won’t find this at CES, but if you’re at all interested in zany and novel tech gadgets, you’ll definitely find a lot to get excited about with …

Gear & Gadgets

OneAdaptr’s Stack surge protector takes a lesson from Lego

OneAdaptr‘s big insight from Lego is that you can snap together a surge protector in a way that works for you.<p>The Stack modular surge protector, invented by Michael Ma, made its debut this week at the 2016 International CES, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas. For me, The Stack was a reminder …

VW dieselgate worsens as EPA adds Porsche and Audi 3.0L

The EPA has issued a new notice of violation of the Clean Air Act for Volkswagen and Audi. Included in this NOV is Volkswagen AG, Audi AG and …

Quantifying Impostor Syndrome: Gender Imbalance along the “Stack”

I went to the MIT Fall Career fair in search of a systems or web backend internship — a job working closer to computer machinery than to a user. Yet, …

Advice for Future Engineers

I can’t tell you how happy this xkcd made me. It’s a powerful statement on women in science (and engineering) but also contains this snippet of …

Why are women leaving the tech industry in droves?

Ana Redmond launched into a technology career for an exciting challenge and a chance to change the world. She was well-equipped to succeed too: An ambitious math and science wiz, she could code faster, with fewer errors, than anyone she knew.<p>In 2011, after 15 years, she left before achieving a …

Tech Industry

5 hot Raspberry Pi projects for Mac geeks

The credit-card-size Raspberry Pi has taken the tech world by storm. Thousands of geeky kids and adults use the tiny, low-cost computer boards to learn about coding and create fun projects like motion detectors, birdhouses that tweet when birds are present, and mini weather stations.<p>You, too, can …

Raspberry Pi

Duet Display turns iPad into second screen for Mac.

<i>This article originally appeared in</i> Business Insider.<p>Duet Display is an app designed to get you some extra use out of your iPad. Instead of letting …

Ready For The Internet of Things? 5 Skills You'll Need

November marks the season when high school students plug away at their college applications, and executives draw up business plans for the coming year. It’s a time when thoughts about the future dominate conversations from the dinner table to the Board Room. Yet despite age gaps between college …

Editor's Choice: The Best Educational Apps For iPad In 2014

<b>The 30 Best Educational Apps For iPad In 2014</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>So 2014 is almost over, and it’s time to start looking back at what’s happened in …

Tech's Gender Gap Wasn't Always So Bad. Here's How It Got Worse

Robin Hauser Reynolds says her new film, a study of gender in Silicon Valley, was sparked by a call from her daughter.<p>This was about a year and a …

Two desktop keyboards that offer more, cost less

You don’t want to spend a ton of money on a keyboard, and nobody can blame you for that. Apple’s offerings may be some of the best around, but are …

Telstra, Microsoft circle Internet of Things

Conditions are right for take-off for the Internet of Things, according to Telstra and Microsoft officials.<p>At an IDC conference in Sydney about IoT …

At Hackbright Academy, No Men Allowed

Hackbright Academy is software development school in San Francisco exclusively for women. Launched in 2012, Hackbright has since graduated 163 women …

Internet of Things component market set for rapid growth

According to Gartner, the Internet of Things (IoT) market is set to grow rapidly -- especially within the processor, sensor and communications …

Jeff Hagins: The Internet of Things and Security (Video)

Technology is affecting how we live and work today by making it better and more efficient. At least that is the idea. SmartThings cofounder and CTO …

A Beginner's Guide to the Internet of Things

IoT is one of the fastest growing tech phenomenons. Here's a quick breakdown of what it means.<p>The Internet of Things, or IoT, has been one of tech's …

Everything You Need To Know About The Internet Of Things

A few months ago I wrote a post called, A Simple Explanation Of The Internet Of Things where I tried to provide some clarity around what this new connected world means for all of us. In the article I mentioned some of the driving forces behind this.<p>“Broadband Internet is become more widely …

THE CONNECTED-HOME REPORT: Forecasts and growth trends for one of the top 'Internet of Things' markets

Overall, a fair number of mainstream consumers still don't fully understand what connected-home devices are and how they work, and so demand hasn't reached its full potential. However, adoption and awareness is still high for such a new category. We expect the devices to become more prevalent in …

Internet of Things

Why women leave tech: It's the culture, not because 'math is hard'

I knew something was up when Sandhya, a talented project manager I only knew slightly, asked me if we could have lunch.<p>She had recently come back …

The Most Popular Class At Harvard Is Sponsored By Tech Giants Like Google

According to The Crimson's Cordelia F. Mendez, CS50's prominent place in the Harvard course pantheon may allow it some leeway with college-wide rules. For example, while Harvard does not allow students to enroll in courses with conflicting schedules, the college has made an exception for students …

Christmas lectures will reveal how to 'hack your home'

How to hack household technology and turn everyday gadgets into radical new devices will be this year's theme of Britain's most prestigious public science lectures.<p>Danielle George at Manchester University will reclaim the lost joy of tinkering in her Royal Institution Christmas Lectures and …

Arduino GPS Map Navigation System

Makers, hobbyists and developers that enjoy building projects using the Arduino platform might be interested in this awesome Arduino GPS Map …

Researchers achieve 5TB-per-second fiber-optic network milestone

While you’re busy pining away for Google Fiber, a group of researchers at the Technical University of Denmark have been busy putting it to shame. …

Women Outnumber Men For The First Time In Berkeley’s Intro To Computer Science Course

For the first time in its history, Berkeley saw an introductory computer science course with predominantly female students – 106 women vs. 104 men. This slight turnaround signals a promising trend in the male-dominated STEM world.<p>To be sure, Berkeley is an exception: according to the National …