Archive for May 2018

Arduino Catches IoT Wave | EE Times

https://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1333283 There are a lot of people that are changing the world by building anything and everything. Arduino is enjoying success in the IoT wave because its easy to use, relatively inexpensive, and supported by a large ecosystem. Intel’s decision to stop supporting its Arduino products, including Joule, Galileo, Edison and Arduino 101, has left

Arduino Day 2018

https://day.arduino.cc/official Arduino Day is a worldwide birthday celebration of Arduino. It’s a 24-hour-long event organized by the community and Arduino’s founders, where people interested in Arduino come together.

Friday Fun: Working LEGO pinball machine built from 15,000 bricks

https://www.brothers-brick.com/2018/05/09/working-lego-pinball-machine-built-from-15000-bricks-features-benny-in-all-his-classic-space-glory-exclusive-feature/ This is a really cool LEGO project. The Brothers Brick contributor Bre Burns hits it out of the nostalgia ballpark with a fully functional LEGO pinball machine called “Benny’s Spaceship Adventure.” She spent several months perfecting the design with over 15,000 LEGO bricks, including LEGO Mindstorms NXT programmable bricks.

Uusiteknologia 01/2018

Uusiteknologia.fi is new Finnish language electronics and technology professionals magazine. In the newest issue have written articles on four topics (text in Finnish with short introduction in English). Here are the topics: USB-C: The USB Type C is the latest USB connector type especially for portable devices. The new USB version offers higher data rates

Gaming addiction classified as disorder by WHO

Here are some news related to addictive gaming: Gaming addiction classified as disorder by WHO   http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-42541404 Gaming can be too addictive to some people. Now gaming addiction is to be listed as a mental health condition for the first time. The World Health Organisation’s 11th International Classification of Diseases (ICD) will include the condition

New things at Google I/O 2018

Google I/O 2018 is starts soon. I/O tries to bring together developers from around the globe for talks, hands-on learning with Google experts, and a first look at Google’s latest developer products. The Verge article Eight things to expect at Google I/O 2018 tells that at this year’sI/O, which will be held again at the

What to expect at Microsoft’s Build 2018 conference

Fresh off of Windows 10′s major April update, Microsoft is gearing up for its annual two-day Build conference in Seattle on Monday. Engadget article What to expect at Microsoft’s Build 2018 conference tells what to expect from this celebration of the company’s developer community. Wired has also published What to Expect from Microsoft Build 2018

Friday Fun: Scientists Are Sharing The Worst Stock Photos Of Their Jobs And They’re Hilarious

http://www.iflscience.com/editors-blog/scientists-are-sharing-the-worst-stock-photos-of-their-jobs-and-theyre-hilarious/ Scientists are sharing bad stock photos of their jobs, and they are pretty incredible to behold. It seems like the general public isn’t really sure what scientists do day to day and stock photographers are no different…