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Four ways to share your exact location with family (and why)

Do you know where your family is? You do now with these handy apps designed to share or track locations using your phone. Peace of mind is priceless.<p>Checking in on a family member in 2016 is much easier than ever, and perhaps less invasive, too. We don't have to call or text to see that Sally …

Apps

10 Tips for Organizing Your Workshop

You all have likely heard the oft-quoted research about how messy people are more creative or innovative or whatever. Those of us who are disorganized by nature [raises hand] like to pass such findings around Facebook and crow (I also just discovered that I’m smarter than you because I stay up …

The Internet of Things By The Numbers: The Year-End View

Around the growth of The Internet of Things there are percentages and then there are the raw numbers.<p>While the growth percentages are huge by just …

The Internet Of Things And Wearables Are Changing Field Service Automation As We Know it

In the world of enterprise applications, field service automation (FSA) applications are driving much of the innovation in the industry from a mobility, Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud perspective. FSA is a set of applications and functionality that focuses on coordinating, scheduling and …

Internet of Things

Are we any closer to to seeing the technology in 'Star Wars'?

"Star Wars" has been filling science-fiction fans’ heads with ideas of how technology could evolve in the future since 1977.<p>Some of these ideas have …

Roomba, I Command Thee: Use Raspberry Pi for Voice Control

Bark orders and watch your computer, your Roomba, even your light bulbs obey your spoken commands<p>It’s an old saying that computers aren’t really smart, because they only do what we tell them to do. But now you can actually tell your Raspberry Pi to do something smart — to take control of connected …

The Internet of Things Probably Won't Include This Smartplate

A smart plate, but a dumb idea<p>We Americans are a health-obsessed bunch, buying niche gadgets like wearable step trackers and sensor-filled adhesive strips to help maintain our fitness. Now to keep our outrageous consumption habits in check, there’s the SmartPlate—a $149 Wi-Fi-connected dinner plate …

Rise Of The MegaBot

Giant fighting robots come to real life<p>In 2013, mechanical engineer Gui Cavalcanti and aerospace engineer Andrew Stroup were competing on a reality TV show where contestants tackled invention challenges. They bonded over a shared lament: the fact that oversize battle robots—a staple of video­games …

Do Computers Die Of Old Age?

Short answer: Sadly, yes<p>Nothing lasts forever, not even electronics. “People assume electronic components will not age,” says Bianca Schroeder, a computer scientist at the University of Toronto. Without moving parts, electronics seem unlikely to wear out. Yet even a standard memory module …

How the internet of things will power the Intelligence Age

We’re currently shifting from the Information Age to the Intelligence Age. The Intelligence Age will be characterized by autonomous communication …

Internet of Things

Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)

<b>What is a Programmable Logic Controller, or PLC?</b><p>If you’ve used a computer, and you’ve used an Arduino, Raspberry Pi, or any number of other microcontrollers, you might think that a computer based on the physical world is a relatively new concept. A digital input causes some sort of conditional …

Arduino

Резервное копирование физических машин с помощью бесплатного продукта Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE

Мы уже рассказывали на Хабре про выпуск Veeam Endpoint Backup Free (бесплатного инструмента резервного копирования для физических рабочих станций, …

18 самых душевных памятников Екатеринбурга. Загадай желание!

Чертенок<p><b>Где найти:</b> ул. Мамина-Сибиряка, напротив отеля «Вознесенский»<p><b>Легенда от Андрея Рожкова:</b><p>«На чертенка нужно примерить свою шапку, и тогда тебя …

Texas officials: Schools should teach that slavery was ‘side issue’ to Civil War

Flags have been removed from Alabama’s capitol grounds, and South Carolina’s governor has called for her state to do the same.<p>Flags have been removed from Alabama’s capitol grounds, and South Carolina’s governor wants her state to do the same.<p>Five million public school students in Texas will begin …

War

Researchers Develop A Troll-Hunting Algorithm

Automatic detection of the internet's "future banned users"<p>Cornell University researchers are coming for you, Internet trolls.<p>After an 18-month study of banned commenters on cnn.com, breitbart.com and ign.com, three researchers claim they can identify Internet trolls with great accuracy. The say …

Internet

From The Archives: The New Tools Of Home Improvement

Smart homes from futures past<p>In April 1956, <i>Popular Science</i> told readers how to modernize homes with bleeding-edge technology. The mark of a great home, we noted, “is not its size or shape or color, but how much up-to-date machinery it has to make living easier.” At the time, that meant retractable …

Research Study Finds Most Aggressive Dog Breeds - Can Dogs Eat This

<b>CanDogsEat-This.com</b> participates in various affiliate programs. If readers choose to buy our selected editorial picks, we will sometimes earn a …

Pets

Мичиганский университет выпустил аналог Siri с открытым исходным кодом

Siri, Google Now, Cortana — всевозможные цифровые помощники сегодня популярнее с каждым днём. Упомянутые программы принадлежат крупным компаниям, но …

The seven worst things about supporting a football team

There's nothing like watching your team lose a cup final to remind you quite how miserable the life of a football supporter can be, writes Charlie Parrish<p><b>1. The sulking</b><p>When I first started seeing my wife, Spurs lost 1-0 at home to Wolves. I left White Hart Lane and went to her flat. "Haha!" she …

Therian Saga: Собрание часто задаваемых вопросов №1

Пришло время отредактировать данный пост, внести исправления и добавить много новых ответов на вопросы. Ответы основываются на вопросах и ответах с …

Лицензирование Windows Server 2012. - Записки IT специалиста

Изменения встречаю нас уже в прайс листе, по сравнению с Windows Server 2008, который имел целых шесть редакций (не считая версии для Itanium) и два …

875 бесплатных онлайн-курсов от топовых университетов

15 бесплатных утилит для Windows-администратора

Встроенные средства администрирования ОС не всегда удобны или зачастую не обладают достаточным функционалом, поэтому арсенал сисадмина со временем …

Draw me like one of your French Girls

Selected creations from French Girls (http://frenchgirlsapp.com), an iPhone app where people draw portraits based on selfies of others.

9 умных устройств для вашего дома

Вы можете выбрать одну из существующих полномасштабных систем для "умного дома", предоставляющих вам разные возможности управления, либо можете …

From Brazil to Russia: A preview of what's to come in 2018

Brazil just barely managed to get everything ready in time for the World Cup. Russia insists it won't have any such problems in 2018, although the country faces other issues ahead of football's next showcase tournament — including the threat of racism and violence.<p>Just like in Brazil, the sheer …

Soccer

Сайт GameTutorials сделал все свои 350 уроков по программированию игр бесплатными

Сайт GameTutorials, известный своими уроками по C/C++/Win32/OpenGL/Direct3D/C#/Java, открыл все свои материалы для свободного изучения. Все уроки …

Кинг I и Кинг II, или Трагедия семьи Берберовых - от славы к кровавой развязке (фотосессия)

Азербайджан, Баку, 6 апреля /корр. Trend Life Вугар Иманов/<p>В этом году исполняется 30 лет со дня страшной трагедии, разыгравшейся в 1980 году в Баку. …

Сравнение способов резервного копирования

Подготовку нового сервера к работе следует начинать с настройки резервного копирования. Все, казалось бы, об этом знают — но порой даже опытные …