Stephen J. Dour

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Bathroom Storage Shelves – The Design Commitment You Won’t Regret

It’s hard to make a big design commitments such as painting the walls in your home a really bold and unusual color or replacing the old sofa with …

Interior Design

Wood Look Tile Flooring: 2018 Fresh Reviews, Best Brands, Pros vs Cons

Ready to jump on the wood-look tile bandwagon? <i>Wait, not so fast.</i> There are a few things you should know about this popular tile trend.<p>Before you part …

Emko's Circular Hideaway Desk and Storage Cabinet

The Pill is an all round success<p>When it comes to space efficiency, it doesn't make much sense to choose a circle as the shape of a cabinet or a …

Furniture

Awesome DIY Garden Projects

Having an exciting and attractive garden area is what we all dream for. However, despite getting motivation from the beautiful pictures of home …

The Universal Multipurpose Workbench

On Instructables, more than everywhere else, almost all projects will come out from some kind of workbench. However, and after quite a bit of …

Make the Wind Work for You: DIY Wind Generator

Lately I’ve been spending a great deal of time working on ways to generate my own electricity. It isn’t a necessity for me yet, but someday being …

Keras Tutorial: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Deep Learning in Python

In this step-by-step Keras tutorial, you’ll learn how to build a convolutional neural network in Python!<p>In fact, we’ll be training a classifier for …

Home Monitoring With Wireless Sensor Nodes

Things used in this project<p>Hardware components<p>Raspberry Pi 3 Model B<p>×<p>1<p>Buy from SparkFun<br>• Buy from Newark Element14<br>• Buy from ModMyPi<br>• Buy from CPC<br>• Buy from …

VR & AR News and Education

1<p>Entertainment<p>02 May, 2018 By Jamie Feltham<p>24128<p>The Vanishing Act Recaptures The Magic Of Room-Scale VR Storytelling<p>24128<p>Remember your first steps in …

What I Learned From 3 Months In Virtual Reality

I can vividly remember my first Virtual Reality experience and it was 25 years ago!<p>It was early 1990s. I was a teenager addicted to video games. When I wanted more sensation than my Game Boy could provide, there was only one option: the arcade hall. My favorite “happy place” took my pocket money, …

Virtual Reality

Tasker tips and tricks

Another day, another task<p>We've covered Tasker and the very basics of how to use it, and now, it's time for you to start playing a little bit on your …

Beginner’s guide to Tasker, part 8: AutoVoice

A month and a half ago, I posted a guide to AutoVoice. At that point I didn’t think I was going to end up using it myself, but I was wrong. AutoVoice …

Nature photographer with digital camera on top of the mountain

The Sense HAT Is a Perfect Accessory for Your Raspberry Pi-Powered Alexa

It’s not terribly difficult to make your own little Alexa-powered voice assistant with a Raspberry Pi, but one caveat is that you have to push a …

Understanding Arduino UNO Hardware Design

This article explains how Arduino works from an electronic design perspective.<p>Most articles explain the software of Arduinos. However, understanding …

Aging in Place Safely: Home Automation for Seniors

<b></b> As many seniors opt to age in place and live their golden years in the comfort and familiarity of their own homes, it’s natural for loved ones to …

Build a Home Automation System for $100

Build a Home Automation System for $100 Learn Raspberry Pi, ESP8266, Arduino and Node-RED. This is a premium step-by-step course to get you building …

10 alternatives to the Raspberry Pi | ZDNet

VoCore<p>A coin-sized Linux computer that is totally open-source, and costs $20. This is a small, low-cost, totally open-source (both the hardware and …

Raspberry Pi

26 travel apps that will help make your next vacation experience less stressful

Planning a trip can be stressful, which is ironic, since the whole point of vacation is to usually relax and decompress. Whether it’s scouring the …

Enclosure & Battery Kit for Raspberry Pi Boards Sells for $22

The easiest solution to power Raspberry Pi boards from batteries is to use a USB power bank, and if you want a neater solution, PiJuice HAT board is …

Home automation with Make: and OpenHAB

The good folks at Make: have been working with open-source home automation software OpenHAB to make a touch-screen device to interact with your …

The Always-Up-to-Date Guide to Setting Up Your Raspberry Pi

So, you finally picked up a Raspberry Pi and it’s sitting on your desk, waiting for you to do something awesome with it. Good news, setting it up is …

Own a Raspberry Pi? You need to download this Raspbian Linux OS update -- here's what's new

No matter how great hardware is, you need software to make it have any value. After all, what good is a computer without an operating system? Who …

Raspberry Pi

Add voice controls to your Raspberry Pi using Jasper

1<p>Install Raspbian<p>If you came from the Raspberry Pi MagicMirror installation guide, then your Pi is already ready to install Jasper and you can skip …