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Month: July 2013

Robotics | IoT

Tech and Startup News: Top 7 Things You Missed Today

Tech and startup news: Here are the top 7 things you missed today.
  Tool Used By NSA Collects Everything You Do Online
 
On June 10th, Edward Snowden stated in an interview: “I, sitting at … Read More
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Tomorrow: MAKE International Maker Meetup

MAKE is hosting an international maker meetup tomorrow, Aug. 1 at 6pm PST to celebrate the release of Volume 35 and all things dangerous. MAKE’s latest volume is dubbed the “danger issue” and it’s about making with fire, rockets, sparks, and high-volta…

GamingCape Gets Epic Build Treatment

BeagleBone GamingCape “transforms your BeagleBone into a full fledged hand-held gaming console capable of playing all the classics such as NES, Gameboy, Sega GameGear, and even Doom.”Read more on MAKE

Mortise and Tenon Book Ends

This is a handsome piece for your desktop, built without traditional fasteners– and it’s even bug-repellant!Read more on MAKE

How to Protect Your Business From Attacks Without Really Trying

You trust your employees, right? Maybe you shouldn’t…
 
At least, not in issues of network security.  Whether you like it or not, employees use office computers to communicate on social networking sites, share links to online entertainm…

The Technology Powering the Fantasy Football Machine

Fantasy football is big business. The New York Post reports 75 million people will participate in 2016 and it’s a number that continues to rise. The technology that drives fantasy football contributes by making it possible to compete as if the person is in the same room. Here are a few technologies powering the fantasy football machine this year: Automation In its infancy, player statistics like rushing yards, touchdowns and interceptions were gathered from the sports section of the…

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OpenShot Presentation at the Dallas Makerspace

OpenShot video editor mastermind Jonathan Thomas will be presenting OpenShot at the Dallas Makerspace this Saturday, Aug. 3 at 10 am. Read more on MAKE

How Significant Is Methane Leakage?

If leakage is severe, the supposed climate benefits of switching to natural gas could be nil

After a lackluster 2nd qtr, Hansen Medical gets a $93 million equity infusion

… Although the number of procedures using Hansen Medical‘s Magellan and Sensei robotic systems has risen, the number of units sold has fallen slightly and the company continues to operate in the red, hence the need for additional funding.
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Basic Self-Reliance/Maker Curriculum for Kids

My dad and I were both Scouts, and I’d always assumed my sons and daughters would spend some time in one of these institutions to get the baseline skills they needed to be able to be fully functioning human beings. I began to wonder if the Scouts were …