Posted by David Bolton on 28 February, 2014
Contributing to Open-Source Projects (via slashdot) So you’ve got a bit of programming experience and some spare time available, and the thought of gaining more practical knowledge, reputation and maybe even a paid job (hey, it worked for Linus Torvalds!) has tempted you to explore Open Source. But… Link to this post!
Posted by Nick Kolakowski on 2 December, 2013
Hot Bitcoin Market Demands Next-Gen Cooling Tech for Datacenters (via slashdot) Will Bitcoin’s value plunge from its current $1,000-plus valuation, or will future traders wish they’d bought into the crypto-currency at such a low price-point? As Bitcoin’s value continues to spike, that’s rapidly becoming a multimillion-dollar… Link to this post!
Posted by Rob Reilly on 20 November, 2013
Cross Linux With an Arduino – What Will You Build? (via Dice News in Tech) You’ve undoubtedly witnessed the tremendous development in the nano-Linux niche lately. The Raspberry Pi jumpstarted the nano-Linux movement and has sold over 1.75 million units. It has various video capabilities, is programmed primarily in Python… Link to this post!
Posted by Kevin Fogarty on 20 September, 2013
A New System to Link Human Knowledge with Machine Data (via slashdot) There have been dozens of experimental design approaches to the problem of connecting human nerves with mechanical or electronic extensions. In addition to “smart prosthetics,” there have been more adventurous attempts, including the effort to connect… Link to this post!
Posted by Rick McKnight on 22 February, 2013
The year is 2062 and the domestic world is awash with flat-TV screens, videophones that you talk to, wristwatches that talk to you, earrings that play music, robotic butlers equipped with robotic vacuum cleaners, and flying cars. All at the touch of a button and yet people have the nerve to complain about how stressful […]