Monthly Archives: January 2017

Coded: new documentary series on hackers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EC2aOG1xDg4&feature=youtu.be Seth Godin sends us this trailer for Coded, a new documentary series on hackers: "There’s an invisible war being waged. And we’re all part of it. Foreign governments are hacking major corporations. Major corporations are collecting massive amounts of … Continue reading

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DIY Home Automation With ESP8266 (Linknode R4) and Amazon Alexa

Over the last year or so I have became captivated with anything and everything ESP8266 related, and rightfully so. This little WiFi module is everything I have been hoping for in a development board for years. It’s small and compact, … Continue reading

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Paper centrifuge can help detect diseases in developing nations

A piece of paper, some twine and plastic could make testing for certain diseases more accessible even in the poorest areas of developing nations. Manu Prakash, an assistant professor of bioengineering at Stanford University, used those materials to create a … Continue reading

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