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Climbed the stairs to the top of the Cologne Cathedral Friday. Ouch, that hurt. Great view though. 
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This could be the basis for a new digital world with significantly less ability to steal data.   #HomomorphicEncryption  
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A find today: Leonard Nemoy's appearance in a classic Bangles music video.
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MakerShed clearance - some great prices - Trinket, Raspberry Pi, AlaMode, BADGEr, much more.
Interested in purchasing sale items in quantities of 50 or more? Contact us at help@makershed.com for bulk discounts ($1,000 minimum total order size required for bulk discount).
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Microdevices that replicate the functions of human organs crowned Design of the Year 2015 by London's Design Museum
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Sale at O'Reilly until the 26th, 50% off select eBooks including "Getting Started with Adafruit Trinket" Arduino ATtiny85 with code CFSSF5
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Does anyone have an example of using SPIFFS file system in current ESP8266 Arduino IDE?
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Your computer broadcasts more radio frequencies than just WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, etc.  The bad guys can use this to steal your information.
Your computer is leaking information. It's not from the usual suspects: WiFi, Bluetooth or ethernet, but from radio waves originating from your processor
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    BS Electrical Engineering
  • Whitman College
    BA Math/Physics
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Author of the book "Getting Started with Adafruit Trinket", Maker Media, 2014, available at Amazon.com, Adafruit.com, and other bookstores worldwide
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Engineer and Senior Foreign Service Officer
Employment
  • US Department of State
    Senior Foreign Service Officer, 1988 - present
  • Hewlett-Packard
    Disc Memory Division, 1981 - 1983
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory
    Synthetic Aperture Radars, 1984 - 1985
  • Boeing Aerospace
    Senior Engineer, 1985 - 1988
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Washington, DC - Helsinki, Finland - New Delhi, India - Sofia, Bulgaria - Athens, Greece - Pasadena, CA - Walla Walla, WA - Boise, ID - Seattle, WA - Concord, CA
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ESP8266 Temperature and Humidity Web Server - Experiment
kurtroesener.blogspot.com

Not the Raspberry Pi Experiment as promised - But a Learning Experience! Since I just received a couple of ESP8266s I wanted to play with th

Sardauscan, the Sub-$30 DIY 3D Scanner — Open Source 3D Printable Files ...
3dprint.com

The sooner that affordable 3D scanners are made available, the sooner the consumer side of the 3D printing market will expand. You see, curr

Adafruit Bluefruit LE Connect
market.android.com

Wirelessly connect your Android device to an Adafruit Bluefruit LE module for control & communication with Arduino.Features: • Update the fi

Tiss the Season
simplyjudie.blogspot.com

Christmas is very close at hand. All the stores have displays and sales. I'm getting adds in the mail and Christmas cards. For Catholics thi

Killer Whales Spied from Drone's Eye View: Photos : DNews
news.discovery.com

For the first time, scientists have used an unmanned aerial vehicle to photograph killer whales from above.

The WIRED iPhone 6 Plus Review: Too Big to Fail, But Not to Bend | WIRED
www.wired.com

Here's the best way to start an iPhone review: Goddamn do I love Android.

This Painstaking Recreation of Star Trek Redefines ‘Obsession’ | Underwi...
www.wired.com

If Vic Mignogna bears a passing resemblance to James Tiberius Kirk, there's a reason for it: he's executive-producing (and directing, and st

Book Announcement: Getting Started with Trinket
21stdigitalhome.blogspot.com

Now you may officially know why I have not posted much in the last few months. From September through December, I was writing tutorials on h

宮崎吾朗監督:テレビアニメ初挑戦 ジブリと親元から離れCG作品を制作
mantan-web.jp

スタジオジブリの劇場版アニメ「ゲド戦記」「コクリコ坂から」の宮崎吾朗監督が2014年秋にNHK・BSプレミアムでスタートするアニメ「山賊のむすめローニャ」の監督を務めることが31日、明らかになった。宮崎監督がテレビアニメを手がけるのは初めてで、3DCG制作会社のポリゴン・ピクチュ

Introduction to C language bitwise operators: " _BV " Macro (...cont)
dubworks.blogspot.com

/* The _BV() is a compiler macro defined as #define _BV( bit ) ( 1<<(bit) ) in which was included already indirectly through . It stands for

Teen Launches Hello Kitty into Space
blog.makezine.com

Thirteen-year-old Lauren Rojas' science fair project has taken off in ways she never imagined. The seventh grader at Cornerstone Christian S

Local towns rank on list of America's best college towns
www.wtop.com

Several towns in the region ranked high on a list of America's best college towns -- not only because of the amount of students who call the

GeoGuessr - Let's explore the world!
www.geoguessr.com

GeoGuessr is a geography game which takes you on a journey around the world and challenges your ability to recognize your surroundings.

OpenBox - Raspberry Pi Model B with Camera Mount | phenoptix | Open Sour...
www.phenoptix.com

This is a hinged lid variant of Adafruit's Raspberry Pi case with mounting holes for the camera module. Comes as six snap together pieces la

Arduino Helper Functions
blog.makezine.com

Sometimes finding the right snippet of code to use in your Arduino sketch is as simple as reading the Monday Jolt on the MAKE site.

Re-Paper Experiments | WyoLum Blog
wyolum.com

I was lucky enough to get a preview of repaper.org's new Electronic Paper Display (also available here) with a breakout board. It is pretty

Video wall | Raspberry Pi
www.raspberrypi.org

“What's innovative about a video wall?” I hear you cry. “We've all seen them. Big…walls of video. Been done for years.” We've said many time

U.S. Department of State
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Welcome to the official Google+ page for the U.S. Department of State.

David Grayson's blog: Using I²C on the Raspberry Pi
blog.davidegrayson.com

Last night I succeeded in getting my Raspberry Pi to do some basic I²C (also known as I2C, TWI, or SMBus) communication. I had to look aroun