This is why I’m still wary of the Internet of Things

This is why I’m still wary of the Internet of Things


  • The trouble with the Internet of Things is that it seems to have developed into a buzzword for just about any hardware company to latch onto.
  • The latest horror story comes from Petnet , which makes a smart feeder for pets that you can set up to periodically dispense treats for your cats and dogs.
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Adding WiFi to my home ventilation system

Adding WiFi to my home ventilation system


  • Adding WiFi to my home ventilation system
  • getmode ()) print ( ” The module MAC address is: ” .. wifi .
  • read ( relaisPin ) == 1 ) then conn : send ( ” aan (1), uit (0) = 0″ ) else conn : send ( ” aan (1), uit (0) = 1″ ) end conn : close (); collectgarbage (); end ) end )
  • In order to remotely turn my mechanical ventilation system in overdrive I added a wifi enabled switch to the system.
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Kick the habit with a cigarette smoke-detecting shirt

Kick the habit with a cigarette smoke-detecting shirt

You’ve heard it before, smoking is bad for your health. However, despite the countless warnings, millions of people continue to use cigarettes–including 7th grade student Petter’s dad. Mindful of this, the young Maker came up with a new way to shame smokers into quitting.

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Download the new Arduino IDE 1.6.10!

Download the new Arduino IDE 1.6.10!

Great news, Makers! We’re excited to announce the immediate availability of the Arduino IDE 1.6.10, AVR core 1.6.12 and SAM core 1.6.9.

The most notable feature of this release is the introduction of an up-to-date bundled toolchain for AVR containing the latest goodies from Atmel, GCC and AVRDUDE devs.

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Control with your smart devices by staring and gesturing

Control with your smart devices by staring and gesturing

As part of a recent Microsoft HoloLens hackathon in San Francisco, Maker Ian Sterling developed a new app that interacts with you smart home via augmented reality. The proof of concept, dubbed “IoTxMR,” allows a user to simply glance at a gadget and control it through gestures.

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VW builds an incredible Internet-connected RC track

VW builds an incredible Internet-connected RC track

When the Golf GTI and the Jetta GLI were born, Volkswagen packed both with turbocharged engines, precision performance, and a whole lot of vroom. But aside from their stylish exteriors, a rivalry between the vehicles was forged.

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Internet of Things: The day my toaster got a snapchat account

Internet of Things: The day my toaster got a snapchat account


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Daily chart: Measuring well-being

Daily chart: Measuring well-being


  • BCG crunched nearly 50,000 data points.
  • This year’s report, published on July 21st, encompasses 163 countries or territories and looks at each country’s performance across three measures: economics, investment and sustainability.
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Be ready for MakerFaire: Azure IoT demo

Be ready for MakerFaire: Azure IoT demo


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K3OPS The Clash Of Green Energy

K3OPS The Clash Of Green Energy


  • Since radio waves are everywhere and they all contain energy!
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  • Converting radio waves into energy was conceived back in 1964 and patented by William C.
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Massive Robots Keep Docks Shipshape

Massive Robots Keep Docks Shipshape


  • Unilever Paying $1 Billion to Acquire Dollar Shave Club
  • Unilever Gets More Than a Name in Dollar Shave Club
  • Lufthansa Shares Plunge on Profit- Warning
  • Massive Robots Keep Docks Shipshape
  • Union Pacific Profit Falls 19% as Demand Remains Under Pressure
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