Shandon Bates

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William Gibson doesn’t think the future will be ‘slick,’ and it won’t be American

In a 2011 interview, Gibson said his debut novel was a pushback against American exceptionalism.<p>In a 2011 interview with the <i>Paris Review</i>, science …

The Eve V (Laptop Killer)

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How to Create a Smart Device With Arduino and Node.js Using PubNub

With the rise of the maker movement—Maker Faire, 3D printers, DIY robots, drones, and so on—the popularity of Arduino, an open-source, …

Simple drawing program with Python turtle graphics

By Vasudev Ram<br>Image attribution: Claudio Giovenzana www.longwalk.it<br>Some time back I had written a post with a simple turtle graphics program in …

Step by step approach to perform data analysis using Python

So you have decided to learn Python, but you don’t have prior programming experience. So you are confused on where to start, and how much Python to …

Writing Good C++ By Default, in the STL

Edit: Note that my blog (including this post) has moved to http://www.nirfriedman.com. Feel free to visit there instead for a cleaner look and the …

10 Open Source tools for Cloud Infrastructure and Management

Cloud is not a new term and almost all enterprises use it in some way but the bottleneck is to manage the huge Cloud Infrastructure. There are many …

Goodbye apps, hello smart agents: Are you ready for the post-app world?

Anyone who has a smartphone bursting with downloaded apps is a rare breed – and getting rarer. Apps are on the wane. According to analysts at …

Check out 10 technologies that could change your life in 2016

Introduction<p>Forget drones, FinTech and (especially) apps that claim to be 'digitally disruptive'. The big tech trends that will have a significant …

This Verbal Confrontation Shows Why Walmart Will Never Accept Apple Pay (Video)

Walmart's Mike Cook was as interested in making a point as he was in getting answers from a Visa executive.<p>If the debate over credit card fees isn’t the main reason some of the nation’s largest retailers are banning Apple Pay from their stores in favor of a competitor app called CurrentC, someone …

Apple Is Reportedly Planning a 12-Inch iPad | Inc.com

Here's the oddest Apple rumor that just won't go away.<p>Apple is planning a 12.2-inch iPad that will rival Microsoft's Surface tablet. The big iPad, which many are calling the "iPad Pro," will be thinner than the iPhone 6 Plus, according to Japanese site Macotakara, via Apple Insider.<p>The iPad Pro …

Home Depot blames security breach on Windows, senior executives given new MacBooks and iPhones

Earlier this week, The Wall Street Journal published an in-depth look at The Home Depot’s recent security breach of its payment data systems, in which 56 million credit card accounts and 53 million email addresses of customers were compromised. A root cause of the security breach: a Windows …

Wearable fight! Apple Store flushes Fitbit after it declines to support HealthKit

Nobody puts Apple’s HealthKit in a corner.<p>Just a few weeks after Fitbit said it wouldn’t support Apple’s new HealthKit platform, Fitbit devices have vanished from Apple’s online stores. The disappearance, spotted by Slash Gear, comes just a few weeks after rumors began to circulate that Apple would …