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Good find with neat examples. The only thing missing is some kind of wpf tie-in to get visuals to show on the hdmi output. 
 
Windows 10 code samples on Github for running a serious IOT Device on the Rspberry Pi 2.  Pretty thorough list of C# projects for connecting to sensors, camera, USB devices, screens, even a "Hello World" project

https://github.com/ms-iot/samples
samples - Windows 10 IoT Core Samples
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New studio!
 
Android Studio 1.3 is ready to download in the stable channel!

Our biggest feature release for the year so far, it includes a new memory profiler, improved testing support, and full editing and debugging support for C++.

#AndroidDev
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Amazon is offering a $10 giftcard if you purchase a Google Chromecast worth $29.99. Add both to your cart and the $10 savings will show. 
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An interesting approach to chromes memory issue.
 
As we speak, the chromium team is adding tab discarding to Windows and Mac OS platforms in the latest chromium build. Linux will follow shortly after. This feature enables least interesting tabs to get automatically discarded when system memory is running low. Discarded tabs are still visible on the tab strip and get reloaded when clicked on.

You can follow the work in progress by enabling the experimental flag named "Tab Discarding" at chrome://flags/#enable-tab-discarding.
Then check out chrome://discards too see all your tabs sorted from most interesting to least interesting. You can even discard one by yourself now ;)

For info, Chrome OS has already this feature.

Source: https://codereview.chromium.org/1249693002
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I am sure this has something to do with the right to be forgotten european laws, I just hope we don't go through the whole username debacle we went through last year. 
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Took my son's +makeblock mBot into work, modified it to hold my phone and drove it around recording this Timelapse for you! 
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Moe elements!
 
Some big element announcements!

The iron-dropdown element, and paper-menu-button have both been updated to 1.0.0.

https://github.com/polymerelements/iron-dropdown
https://github.com/PolymerElements/paper-menu-button

The paper-dropdown-menu element is still being ported, should have updates on that soon.

A technique worth noting, to create a paper-dropdown like element is to use an iron-dropdown and place a paper-material element inside of it. You can check out the implementation for paper-menu-button for an example of this, and we're also adding a little blurb to the readme of iron-dropdown to explain it.
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Just finished reading an article from +The Verge 's +Thomas Ricker  on how Apple's lightning connectors are Lemon's. Read the post and then look below for my own encounters. I can say that I love battery cases that breakout the lightning adaptor to micro usb. It's not a cheap solution but better than breaking off one of these in your phone or getting the dreaded burnt spot on the middle pin. 

http://www.theverge.com/2015/7/30/9072323/lightning-cable-issues
 
I recently posted how my wife's iPad 4th gen's lightning cable broke off in her iPad   goo.gl/hq9iM 

Well these pictures are of my Lightning connector. I bought my iPad the day it was released. It is a fourth gen as well and the cable you see is not an aftermarket one but the one supplied to me when I purchased the device. I don't own an aftermarket lightning adaptor for fear it might break. 

I think Apple needs to take a serious look at this adaptor, I hesitate every-time I plug it in for fear I might be revisiting my wife's situation any day now. 

Just so you know if you do break one of these off in your iPad it is considered customer damage and you will either have to pay the incident fee (if you have AppleCare+) or pay for a replacement iPad. When I called Apple to see if there was an issue with my cable or maybe a recall I was told that there is no method to replace the cable except to return it to an apple-store. 
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Amazon is offering a $10 giftcard if you purchase a Google Chromecast worth $29.99. Add both to your cart and the $10 savings will show. http://amzn.to/1LRrlwE
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Yeah, 12$ is really tough to beat. Theoretically you could compile your own Android as well, for the rockchips in either case. But since the android OS's kernel is already done and stable, if you wanted to use it for something else, it's just a matter of hacking a driver for your external device, and boom. You are good to go. I wish I had the time. :/
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Lego with the kids. A pirate headquarters. 
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I agree 100%. Life isn't about taking tests in a controlled structure, it is full of chaos and unbalance. We need to teach our children how to work within this mess and not how to pass a test. 
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School is about learning to learn, expanding the mind. trying as much as possible, effectively.
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Hacker, Web Developer, Husband, Father, and INTP
Introduction

Technology is my passion. I spent the last 10 years perfecting my skill as an IT/Developer/Hacker and it shows in the work that I do. From microcontrollers to UX, C++ to C#, and solder to product I have been able to utilize my skills in the enterprise world building and integrating systems that boggle the mind. I am known for my swiss-army knife like ability to switch between systems and languages without a hitch in production. I am truly a hacker and love what I do.

Most recently I have been writing a book about my exploits in hacking the Microsoft Xbox 360 sensor and am well known in several industries for my other hacks.

You can find my author bio at http://www.amazon.com/David-Bates/e/B005Q9XBK6/

You can also find out about my most recent projects and connections from my various social media profiles

Twitter: http://twitter.com/davidbates

The views and opinions expressed via this channel are strictly those of myself. The contents of this page have not been reviewed nor approved by my employer(s) and should not be considered to have any relationship with the views and the opinions of my employer(s)
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Built a Kinect controlled robot over bluetooth, successfully hacked Sphero to make it a call alert system, Have brain controlled cat ears.
Work
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Author, App Developer, Web Developer, Hacker, Problem Solver
Employment
  • Modea
    Senior Web Developer, 2014 - present
  • BEM Interactive
    Web Developer / Technology Enabler, 2014
  • X9 Technologies
    2014
  • RFMD
    Lead Web Developer, 2013
  • Pearson
    Author
  • Engineered Software
  • Echostar
  • Dish Network
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Madison, NC
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Greensboro - Floyd, VA - Summerfield, NC - Stokesdale, NC - Greensboro, NC - Madison, NC
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302 Carter St Madison, NC 27025
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X9 Technologies, Inc. High Point HQ 4160 Piedmont Parkway, Suite 101 Greensboro, NC 27410
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The official YouTube Kids app is designed for curious little minds. This free app is delightfully simple and packed full of age-appropriate

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Autodesk Fusion 360
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Where industrial and mechanical design unite to create a fun, fresh modeling tool. Design differently. #fusion360

Maker Faire North Carolina
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Maker Faire: North Carolina celebrates things people create themselves -- from James Bond-worthy electronic gizmos to Martha Stewart-quality "slow made" foods and homemade clothes.

Camp Invention
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A weeklong summer enrichment program for children entering grades one through six!

Google Glass Review and Giveaway
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Wearable technology has become a new hot topic, which has so far produced just one consumer-ready device: the smartwatch. However, smartwatc

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A Charlie Brown Christmas
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Featured in CNET, Wired, Mashable, NBC, USA Today, The New Yorker, The Guardian, Slashgear, EW, School Library JournalCOMMON SENSE MEDIA - 5

Fairy Stone State Park
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Life after Kinect: PrimeSense's plans for a post-Microsoft future
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When PrimeSense founder Aviad Maizels put a prototype of a 3D sensor on a chip in front of Microsoft in 2006, he had no idea it would lead t

Speed up ReplicatorG/Skeinforge slicing by 4x with PyPy (Mac OS X instru...
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Google Commemorates The 37th Anniversary Of Atari’s Breakout With Image ...
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If you're an old-school gaming nerd, then you might remember a little game released by Atari called Breakout. The idea was simple, just hit

Postman - REST Client
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Postman helps you be more efficient while working with APIs. Postman is a scratch-your-own-itch project. The need for it arose…

Nexus S – The new Android phone from Google
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Nexus S is the newest Android phone from Google. With Gingerbread, fast just got faster.

Best Kids Apps
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Mom-written reviews of iPhone, iPad, and Android apps for kids.

Google Translate for Google+
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Translate your Google+ stream using integrated, inline, Google Translate support.

Udacity
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We believe university-level education can be both high quality and low cost.

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Excellent sushi, fresh and on Tuesday it's half off! The itamae was great in explaining his style and history. Great atmosphere, will visit again.
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reviewed 11 months ago
Make sure to check your bag before leaving, they have a problem including everything you ordered.
Public - 11 months ago
reviewed 11 months ago
Tim (Owner), is an awesome guy to work with on any mechanical problem. I have had four cars since getting him to service my vehicles and he has always been prompt and knowledgeable
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Since moving to Madison we dine here at least once a month. Daniel loves their popcorn shrimp and we love their combination plates. Clean and fun atmosphere, great food.
Appeal: ExcellentFacilities: ExcellentService: Excellent
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