Archive for March 2017

Friday Fun: Self-Adjusting Dartboard

No aim? No worries! That’s because YouTuber Mark Rober has a solution: self-adjusting dartboard that automatically reposition itself so you hit the bullseye nearly every time. The setup uses six infrared cameras to track the dart’s motion, then calculates a final position using an NVIDIA TX1 development kit.  

LoRa for IoT

hen it comes to Internet of Things, connectivity to the internet is the primary area of focus.  The sensors on the IoT devices, wearables and electronic devices need to get connected easily – preferably wirelessly. IoT LPWA market is expected to grow at an annual rate of 90 percent. It is expected that in 2021

Sequential Programming Considered Harmful? – IEEE Spectrum

http://spectrum.ieee.org/at-work/education/sequential-programming-considered-harmful Today, multicore processors power our laptops and cellphones. Distributed cloud servers or supercomputer clusters process large data sets. To take full advantage of these systems, you need parallel algorithms. “It’s a parallel world,”  Why is no one teaching a course in parallel algorithms to freshmen?  Currently, most introductory computer science courses start with sequential