Another cool little electronics project. I wonder if you could do something similar with some cardboard, copper tape and conventional LEDs.
In which you have to guess the brand blue of various tech companies.
The cost of putting a real computer with an internet connection into a product is collapsing. What does that set of economics enable?
The meaning of really cheap Android – Benedict Evans
An interesting thought on the many diverging implementations of Android and how that renders comparisons with other platforms moot.
I’d never heard of this before, but it’s been out for a few years and works with a standard Arduino.
arkOS is a system for securely self-hosting your online life from the comfort of your home.
It will allow you to easily host your own website, email, “cloud” and more, all within arm’s reach. It does this by interfacing with existing software and allowing the user to easily update and change settings with a graphical interface. No more need to depend on external cloud services, which can be insecure “walled gardens” that require you to give up control over your data.
What is arkOS? - arkOS FAQ
Interesting idea, kinda like Windows Home Server for Linux.
The colorful flying house from the movie UP! recently crossed the sky above Paris, just between the Eiffel Tower and the Sacré Coeur! On board, an open-source electronic device, a Rapsberry Pi, publishing live pictures on Instagram.
Upstagram – HackerLoop
This is a great little hack.
“Gartner recommends that our [BlackBerry enterprise] clients take no more than six months to consider and implement alternatives to BlackBerry,” said Gartner analyst Bill Menezes in an email interview on Friday. “We’re emphasizing that all clients should immediately ensure they have backup mobile data management plans and are at least testing alternative devices to BlackBerry.”
Gartner tells IT shops that it’s ‘game over’ for BlackBerry – Matt Hamblen
The Globe and Mail also have a detailed investigative report on BlackBerry’s decline which is worth a read when you have the time.
Web Development isn’t just about making websites anymore. Web Development is about new experiences.
The End of Web Development (as we know it) – Jon McKay
Also of interest in the slidedeck – Tessel have created a JS to Lua bytecode compiler.