Raspberry Pi

Apple co-founder Wozniak: Motivation is more important than knowledge

http://www.cnbc.com/2017/06/12/apple-co-founder-wozniak-motivation-is-more-important-than-knowledge.html The most important ingredient to becoming successful is having motivation, says Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. “If somebody is motivated and wants to do something, wanting — it’s emotional. That’s the person that is probably going to go out and find a way to actually get it done.” The Internet has made it possible for anyone with the

Who catches the IMSI catchers? Researchers demonstrate Stingray detection kit

https://techcrunch.com/2017/06/02/who-catches-the-imsi-catchers-researchers-demonstrate-stingray-detection-kit/?ncid=rss&utm_source=tcfbpage&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29&utm_content=FaceBook&sr_share=facebook What’s needed is an independent method of identifying IMSI catchers in the wild. That’s what University of Washington researchers Peter Ney and Ian Smith have attempted to create with SeaGlass. “Up until now the use of IMSI-catchers around the world has been shrouded in mystery, and this lack of concrete information is a barrier to

Thin Client Market Embraces Raspberry Pi | Linux.com

https://www.linux.com/news/event/open-source-summit-na/2017/5/thin-client-market-embraces-raspberry-pi Is the Raspberry Pi ready to take over the low-end thin client market? This week, NComputing unveiled the RX-HDX, its second Raspberry Pi based thin client. In addition, ViewSonic announced a software upgrade for the Pi-based SC-T25 thin client that it announced last year. The future of thin clients — low-cost, remotely managed virtual client

7 considerations to make when securing your Raspberry Pi

https://opensource.com/article/17/3/iot-security-raspberry-pi?sc_cid=7016000000127ECAAY  This article tries to get you thinking of security at an appropriate level for your Raspberry Pi and IoT projects without scaring you away from playing, experimenting, and innovating. It’s about striking a balance. Don’t let a challenge stop you from trying. Just be aware of the big picture for securing your projects.

The DIY electronics transforming research

http://www.nature.com/news/the-diy-electronics-transforming-research-1.21768 Arduinos are one of a growing number of low-cost, stripped-down, and highly configurable computing devices that have transformed the field of homebrew and do-it-yourself electronics. Increasingly, they are transforming the research community too.  Available for as little as £4 (US$5) Arduinos and similar devices, such as the Raspberry Pi, pack considerable power on their