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Security Check Required. Reddit - Amateur/Ham Radio. Hardware tools,complete range of professional hardware tools and accessories at banggood.com. Steampunk Magazine » Download. SdrDx –OS X and Windows SDR Software. John Edmark. Ham radio software - Software. Chertsey Radio Club (CRC): RSGB inspired Build-a-thon. SDR.hu. Kottke.org - home of fine hypertext products. Should we be worried if our homes are soon smarter than we are? There is a technological juggernaut heading our way.

Should we be worried if our homes are soon smarter than we are?

It’s called the Internet of Things (IoT). For the tech industry, it’s the Next Big Thing, alongside big data, though in fact that pair are often just two sides of the same coin. The basic idea is that since computing devices are getting smaller and cheaper, and wireless network technology is becoming ubiquitous, it will soon be feasible to have trillions of tiny, networked computers embedded in everything. They can sense changes, turning things on and off, making decisions about whether to open a door or close a valve or order fresh supplies of milk, you name it, the computers communicating with one another and shipping data to server farms all over the place.

As ever with digital technology, there’s an underlying rationality to lots of this. “Because every home should be a smart home this Christmas,” burbles an ad from Samsung, “we’re treating you to some fantastic deals. Paul Ford: What is Code? A computer is a clock with benefits.

Paul Ford: What is Code?

They all work the same, doing second-grade math, one step at a time: Tick, take a number and put it in box one. Tick, take another number, put it in box two. Tick, operate (an operation might be addition or subtraction) on those two numbers and put the resulting number in box one. Business + design. Projects. Slawomir Pasierb @sp2xdq BegaliInstagram photo. Drones, Geek culture and Medical technology. Nanoleaf’s Aurora Is a Pretty LED Lighting Panel. Placemeter Sensor offers a window into activity outside your window.

Have you ever wondered how many people walk past your shop?

Placemeter Sensor offers a window into activity outside your window

Or drive past your adverts? A new device is aimed at giving people that information, which might otherwise remain inaccessible. The Placemeter Sensor sticks to the inside of a window and counts people, vehicles, bicycles and more. Placemeter calls its sensor an "urban measurement tool" and says it can reveal hidden patterns and opportunities in the movement around towns and cities. The device itself is a discrete 2.25 x 5.5 x 0.75-in (57 x 140 x 19-mm) unit, and requires only power and Wi-Fi to begin measuring.

The unit contains an optic sensor that captures video with a 54 x 41-degree angle-of-view and a field-of-view of 6.5 x 4.26 ft at 6.56 ft (2.0 x 1.33 m at 2 m). The sensor is designed to fit just inside a window frame, ideally only as high as the second floor. SolderSmoke Daily News. Rtl-sdr.com - A blog about RTL-SDR (RTL2832) and cheap software defined radio. Cool Tools. Lots of ideas for last minute holiday shopping There is still enough time to buy cool tools as gifts and have them arrive before Christmas.

Cool Tools

Here’s our complete list of gift ideas for 2016. (And here’s Boing Boing’s complete gift guide, too.) Happy Holidays! I started trying some of the ceramic coated pans a few years back and have found one to be the best, the Scanpan ($98). With a 3-outlet multi-tap ($8) you can be a minor hero at a crowded airport by letting a few others charge up *their* laptops or phones when the too-few AC outlets are full: I’ve never been turned down when asking politely to share the wall, nor turned down someone who wants to use one of the outlets. — Timothy Lord I carry one of these tiny flashlights ($32). QRZed.

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Documenting the History of Radio TV and FM broadcasting. Tiny House Pins. Furniture Collection, Ron Arad and Zaha Hadid. Jebiga Design & Lifestyle. CQ-DATV. Issues 1 to 7 are now available in pdf format.

CQ-DATV

Please note that these are not 'proper' pdf files as they have been converted from the ePub files. Thus there is a lot of 'white space' on many of the pages, but all the information is there - enjoy. ePub: The 'standard' open format suitable for just about everything except the Kindle range. mobi: Propitiatory format for the Amazon Kindle range (optimised for the paperwhite/voyage screen size). azw3: The new multi-media format for the newer Amazon Kindle devices (fire etc). pdf: The old, fixed layout format, for viewing on a PC. Click/touch on a cover image to be taken to that issues information/downloads page If your magazine fails to open, please check the size of your download, if it is smaller than indicated above, you will have lost some of the data during the download. Please report any problems to faults@cq-datv.mobi. KH6JRM's Amateur Radio Blog. AmateurRadio.com - Ham Radio News & Opinion.

QR Code Generator - Create QR codes here. This Easy Morning Stretch Will Revitalize Your Body, And Give You A Boost Of Energy! The Sun Salutation: (Surya Namaskara) is a sequence of twelve positions performed in a continuous flow. Each position counteracts the one before, stretching the entire body, while alternately expanding and contracting the chest to regulate the breathing. These powerful yoga poses are said to have a great impact on the whole body, and mind. Sun Salutation is best done at sunrise in a space that will allow you to soak up the sun’s rays.

It only takes 5-15 minutes to complete depending on how many sets you choose do. Top 10 Reasons To Do This Stretch Daily It stretches literally every part of your body making you much more flexible and limber.Massages, tones and stimulates vital organs through alternately flexing the body forwards and backwardsOxygenates the blood assisting removal of toxins, which improves skin tone & boosts energy levelsBurns calories, while helping you gain strength and stamina.Stimulates thyroid glands, and improves hormonal secretions. Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Business + design. Yellowtrace. Irrepressible Visionary: Raw Vision #48 by Tom Patterson. Dezeen - architecture and design magazine.

Hack N Mod - Amazingly Cool Hacks, Mods, and DIY Projects. Free electronic circuits, and tutorials. Broadcasting Architecture Worldwide. By Jeff Davis, KE9V. Electronic products for the discerning hacker. Hack a Day — Fresh hacks every day. DIY projects, how-tos, and inspiration from geeks, makers, and hackers. The Automata Blog. Your first source for architecture, design & art news. New and Emerging Technology News. New Technology, Science News, The Future Now.

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