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AI Data Data Science Guest Post

Data Forensics in Police Case Work

The following is a guest post by Ainsely Lawrence Digital technology has improved life in numerous ways, and we are now more connected than ever. Yet for all of their positive traits, the digital devices we rely on are highly vulnerable to cybercrime and similar nefarious activities like catfishing. If your network isn’t secure, hackers […]

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The Brilliant Engineering of Mecanum Wheels

Mecanum wheel-fitted robots or industrial machines can make a 180 degree turn without taking much space, whereas a normal forklift takes a lot of space and time to achieve the same task. Consider this perfect sideward movement of Mecanum wheeled machines. This would be tedious to achieve using normal wheels. Mecanum wheeled machines achieve all […]

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Interesting Windows

Bliss – The Story of Windows XP’s Famous Default Wallpaper

Bliss was used as Windows XP’s default wallpaper. For most people, that is all it will ever be. But behind this green hill and blue sky lies a story of ambition, passion, and spontaneity that defined a photographer’s legacy.

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The Bug That Created “Free Public Wifi” Networks That Didn’t Work

And I always thought it was a honey pot. While it could still be a honey pot, the fact that a SSID could propagate this way is fascinating.

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Career

Every Experience Is An Opportunity To Learn

Here’s a great talk from the recent NoVA Code Camp 2021 Keynote delivered by Jeremy Sinclair. Do you recall a time you felt a spark of excitement watching a cartoon or listening to a song that had an influenced an idea? Do you remember the first time you saw an input box on a website […]

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The Invention That Made Streaming Video Possible – The Lightbulb Moment

The early days of online video were plagued by low resolution, stamp-sized video, and unbearable buffering times. But one day that all changed. In the late 90s one breakthrough technology revolutionized streaming video, setting the foundation for the era of Netflix, YouTube, and much more.

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Career

How Personal Projects Make You A Better Developer

I’ve often felt that my personal projects have propelled my career faster than just about anything else. Here’s a great article on why that is. This is like when you let kids color outside of the lines. You start to think and see things differently. Plus you get to try different things in the process. […]

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Hardware

Why Are Circuit Boards Green?

Why are PCBs so often green instead of another color?

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Interesting Robotics

How Many Robots Does it Take to Run a Grocery Store?

Tom Scott gets inside access to one of Ocado’s grocery warehouses, where thousands of mechanical boxes move on the Hive.

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Hardware

NVIDIA ISC21 Special Address

NVIDIA provides an in-depth overview of the latest news, innovations, and technologies in AI supercomputing from Marc Hamilton, VP of Solutions Architecture and Engineering.

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