Archive for October 2014

Funniest person in the world comes from Finland

Last week Laugh Factory had a Funniest Person in the World competition. The results that came out this week was that Finnish stamp-up comedian Ismo Leikola won the competition clearly. Is Ismo Leikola the world’s funniest person? The winner of the Funniest Person in the World competition is a brown-haired, slightly rotund stand-up comic from

TI Sensor Tag

I had a very quick hands-on with Texas Instruments CC2541 SensorTag last week. The CC2541 SensorTag is Bluetooth Smart development kit focused on wireless sensor applications targeted for smart phone app developers. The SensorTag can be used as reference design and development platform for a variety of smart phone accessories. CC2541 based SensorTag has practically

HTML5 is now a W3C Recommendation

Developers, browser vendors and the press have been talking about HTML5 for many years. In reality, however, HTML5 has been flux for a long time. But just yesterdays W3C Declares HTML5 Standard Complete as W3C today published its Recommendation of HTML5 — the final version of the standard after years of adding features and making changes

Cyber security flaws can kill

Internet of Things is going to affect more and more our everyday life. All kinds of devices have got or are getting network connectivity. It seems that the IoE is inevitable. We must expect a rapidly growing number of devices to be rendered “smart” and thence to become interconnected. Internet of Everything’ (IoE) – the

Arduino and Windows 8.1

I was testing Arduino with new laptop running Windows 8.1. So I hope I could easily get the boards detected by the OS and get the IDE installed without too much problems. I had earlier read reports on new Windows 8 security things making Arduino driver installing hard. There are even video on solving installation