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British firm develops 'cheapest wireless tablet' British firm develops 'cheapest wireless tablet' A British technology company claims to have developed the world's least expensive computer tablet for wireless Internet access. At a cost of as little as $35 (£22) apiece, Datawind Ltd hopes to supply a market of billions of customers, many in underdeveloped countries. The student tablet released in October costs $35, but Datawind released an updated version of the Aakash computer tablet this month for the commercial market that costs $50. It comes with more features. Aakash is the Hindi word for "heaven." The Aakash tablets reached their first users last fall under an information technology program sponsored by the Indian government. The company provided 100,000 of the tablets, which were designed at its Montreal facility, to Indian students. Customers have been contacting Datawind with "in the range of about 30,000 orders every day," said Suneet Singh Tuli, Datawind's chief executive officer, during a telephone interview with AFP. "It is huge. "It is a totally different game," he said.
I'm sure somewhere in this massive, 18-page article, AnandTech might address it :-) [] Massive? That's their PREview. Omg, I know. I can't even imagine what the review will be like. I'm trying to figure out why you are looking to spend so much money on pieces that will give you little, if any performance increases. Under the assumption you are using After Effects, there is no advantage of having 64 GB over 32 GB, or maybe even 16 GB. If you really want to get a lot more bang for your buck, you should consider building two machines and using the second as a render box which AE (and most professional tools) support by sending jobs them. This way you can build 2 machines for 1/3 the price of the one you are wanting, and getting significant performance and productivity boosts - sure the raw specs of the the other two machines will be lower at 16 or 32 GB RAM and 2700k processors, but you won't even notice the difference. Do I Even Need to Care About Processors Anymore? Do I Even Need to Care About Processors Anymore?
How to Migrate Your Facebook Account and Data to Google+ Arrrrrgh, the really sad part is that you sent this to me and in all that searching for an alternative fb/g+ sharer, I didn't realize this could also do that. I'm having some trouble loading stuff up though. The home page is very slow, but loaded...but now that I've got it installed the Facebook and Twitter "login" pages don't seem to be loading at all. I'd love to add this to the article, but I can't really do that until I get it working...any advice? The FB/Twitter icons on the right side of the top toolbar should pop up authorization windows for each of the services and require you to login, once that is completed, you will have to click those buttons again & hit the "login" link one more time to get it to actually connect. Once you've connected, there will be checkbox/icons in the share box for whatever services you're signed into. Hopefully that helps... Yeah, what I'm saying is that when I click on the icons you mention, they *don't* pop up authorization windows. How to Migrate Your Facebook Account and Data to Google+
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Evidence Based Scheduling by Joel Spolsky Friday, October 26, 2007 Software developers don’t really like to make schedules. Most of the schedules you do see are halfhearted attempts. Hilarious! You want to be spending your time on things that get the most bang for the buck. Why won’t developers make schedules? Over the last year or so at Fog Creek we’ve been developing a system that’s so easy even our grouchiest developers are willing to go along with it. The steeper the curve, the more confident you are that the ship date is real. Here’s how you do it. 1) Break ‘er down When I see a schedule measured in days, or even weeks, I know it’s not going to work. This forces you to actually figure out what you are going to do. If you are sloppy, and pick big three-week tasks (e.g., “Implement Ajax photo editor”), then you haven’t thought about what you are going to do. Setting a 16-hour maximum forces you to design the damn feature. 2) Track elapsed time You can’t, really. So, keep timesheets. Summary Evidence Based Scheduling Evidence Based Scheduling
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4 Free Software alternatives to Matlab 4 Free Software alternatives to Matlab For those involved in data analysis, numerical computation and taks of that nature, Matlab is an industry standard software to use, though it is not necessarily the best available. The problem is that (Matlab) is commercial and can be expensive. Recently I took a class on Machine Learning and was surprised to find that the professor was not going to use Matlab, but a Free Software alternative called GNU Octave, which was good news because it meant not having to spend money on a proprietary software. Being relatively new to this field, I decided to see what other Free Software alternatives are available. It turns out that there are a bunch of them that are already available in the repository of your favorite distribution. The following list (in alphabetical order) contains four alternative to Matlab that I found: 1. GMT is officially described as a: General purpose calculator program similar in some aspects to BC, Matlab, Maple or Mathematica. 2. 3. Sagemath’s user interface is described as:
Introduction to the Command Line Introduction to the Command Line Commands enable you to do all sorts of powerful things. We will demonstrate this by looking at an everyday task you might be familiar with. If you use a digital camera, you probably have a folder full of images on your computer. Imagine you wish to resize the image profile.jpg so it is 300 pixels wide and then save it as a new image called profile_small.jpg. Using an image editing software, the steps you need to go through might be as follows: Open the image editor from the Applications menu. Using the command line, you can achieve the same result by typing the following: convert -resize 300 profile.jpg profile_small.jpg That is one step in the command line instead of eight steps using the image editor. A single command can do the same thing whether you have 30 images, 300, or 3000. Advantages of Using Commands Many people who give the command line a try are so amazed by its possibilities that they do not even want to go back to a Graphical User Interface(GUI)! The Value of Scripting
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Enabling Communications, Anywhere, Anytime: Arduino Yun as a possible Mesh Extender Platform Enabling Communications, Anywhere, Anytime: Arduino Yun as a possible Mesh Extender Platform Regular readers of this blog will know that we have been looking at a variety of hardware options for the Serval Mesh Extender. The Serval Mesh Extender is a device that combines ad-hoc WiFi meshing with long-range license-free UHF packet radio to allow the easy formation of mesh networks spanning useful distances. Typically the UHF packet radio has a range about ten times greater than WiFi. This means that in ordinary suburban and urban areas we get a range of a block or two, and in open rural areas the range can be in the kilometres. We run our award winning Serval Mesh software over the top, providing an easy to use communications system that lets you use your cell phone without cellular coverage, for example, during a disaster, or when you and your friends are near one another outside of the range of your native network. The challenge with the Mesh Extender design is that we haven't had the budget to design our own device from the ground up.
Graphic Applications ACDSee Imgv is a unique and feature rich Image Viewer. It is released as free software with full source code. Imgv is portable and can run on Windows, Linux, BSD, OSX, and other operating systems. Cornice is a cross-platform image viewer written in Python + wxPython + PIL. Adobe After Effects Jahshaka is an editing and effects system. Adobe FrameMaker and QuarkXPress Scribus is an open-source program that brings award-winning professional page layout to Linux/Unix, MacOS X, OS/2 and Windows desktops with a combination of “press-ready” output and new approaches to page layout. KWord is a frame-based word-processing and desktop publishing application. Adobe Illustrator and Corel Draw Xara Xtreme for Linuxis a powerful, general purpose graphics program for Unix platforms including Linux, FreeBSD and (in development) OS-X. Skencil is an interactive vector drawing appliction. Adobe Photoshop and Corel Paint Shop Pro GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. Autodesk 3ds Max Open Source Alternative to Commercial Software Open Source Alternative to Commercial Software
Smaller, faster, cheaper! Single board computer (SBC) innovations are jumpstarting a whole new wave of DIY devices. If you've been living under a rock for the last couple of years, you can be forgiven for not knowing about the revolution that's been happening in micro-computing, such as the introduction of the Raspberry Pi models, but this emerging trend has the potential to radically change the DIY tech scene. Originally designed to teach computer science and coding skills, these single board computers aren't just for kids or students anymore, as they've evolved into tiny machines capable of handling quite a few common IT tasks at home, such as streaming media or serving as a control hub for other smart devices. The PINE A64 runs its operating system from a removable microSD card, which can easily be swapped out and/or updated, and the unit is designed to run open source platforms such as Android, Ubuntu, or OpenHAB IoT. The mini-computer market just got a lot more crowded with this $15 64-bit entry The mini-computer market just got a lot more crowded with this $15 64-bit entry

Overview Throughout the year, scam artists pose as legitimate entities—such as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), other government agencies, and financial institutions—in an attempt to defraud taxpayers. They employ sophisticated phishing campaigns to lure users to malicious sites or entice them to activate malware in infected email attachments. To protect sensitive data, credentials, and payment information, US-CERT and the IRS recommend taxpayers prepare for heightened risk this tax season and remain vigilant year-round. Remain alert Phishing attacks use email or malicious websites to solicit personal information by posing as a trustworthy organization. Spot common elements of the phishing lifecycle Understand how the IRS communicates electronically with taxpayers Take action to avoid becoming a victim Watch for any unexplainable charges to your financial accounts. Report suspicious phishing communications Additional Resources IRS and US-CERT Caution Users: Prepare for Heightened Phishing Risk This Tax Season
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. 0. The Critical Engineer considers Engineering to be the most transformative language of our time, shaping the way we move, communicate and think. It is the work of the Critical Engineer to study and exploit this language, exposing its influence. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Source: The Critical Engineering Manifesto - Tactical Media Files
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With I.C.T in the U.K changing, I have been looking at other ways of offering Computer Science in my lessons. I have been programming bits here and there and I have been using Kodu with my students. I wanted to step things up a notch and get my students understanding functions. I also wanted to start introducing arrays and if statements into their vocabulary. I was fortunate enough to start learning about the Touch Develop platform. To see how each of the lessons map into the new national curriculum, you can follow the links on the image above. TouchDevelop is a programming environment that runs on your mobile devices. I have started developing a scheme of work which will allow students to break into it slowly. Here are a few Bonus Lessons to support different aspects of the new national curriculum. Like this: Like Loading... Touch Develop – Scheme Of Work | Ray Chambers
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