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Arduino Pro IDE (alpha preview) with advanced features

https://blog.arduino.cc/2019/10/18/arduino-pro-ide-alpha-preview-with-advanced-features/ Arduino has a new interesting looking IDE coming. Now in Alpha version. The Arduino Pro IDE is a completely new Development Environment for Arduino Programming based on Arduino CLI, Eclipse Theia Open Source IDE and Electron framework. The Arduino Pro IDE promises to bring new features for advanced users whilst retaining continuity with the

5G at Teknologia 2019

I visited Teknologia 2019 fair today in Helsinki Finland. Etteplan had an interesting 5G demonstration at the event. The 5G base station high on wall. In understood that it worked at frequency somewhere between 3400-3800 MHz. There was a Nokia 5G router that made connection through the 5G base station to Telia data center at

VGA to SCART adapters

Some time ago I saw  The ultimate VGA to SCART adapter project at Hackaday with description: Accurate recreation of vintage arcades is becoming increasingly difficult. CRT monitors are rare nowadays and, even if you find one, it will probably not support the 15.7Khz horizontal frequency used by many old arcades. A good alternative is a

Cyber security news November 2019

This posting is here to collect cyber security news in November 2019. I post links to security vulnerability news to comments of this article. If you are interested in cyber security trends, read my Cyber security trends 2019 posting. You are also free to post related links.    

The 50th anniversary of ARPANET, the internet’s predecessor

https://www.fastcompany.com/90423457/50-years-ago-today-the-internet-was-born-in-room-3420 Here’s the story of the creation of ARPANET, the groundbreaking precursor to the internet—as told by the people who were there. At the same time: RIPE NIC: ‘In Five Weeks We’ll Run Out of IPv4 Internet Addresses’ https://m.slashdot.org/story/362674 The RIPE Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC), which manages regional distribution of internet addresses for the