Facebook shared user data with “nearly 60” device makers in deals that lasted several years, claim reports. The social media giant gave major tech companies, which included Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and Samsung, access to customer information to allow Facebook to expand its reach, according to the New York Times. Facebook’s …Read More »
SOME TRICK By Helen DeWitt 224 pp. New Directions. $22.95. In German there’s a predictably satisfying word for the final work produced by an apprentice: Gesellenstück, an object assessed by the relevant guild for its application of logical and practical skill. A solid thing, then, in both senses: physically durable …Read More »
Ambien Claps Back at Roseanne, Walmart Offers a Big Perk and Dick’s Sales Soar. 3 Things to Know Today.
Stay in the know in 60 seconds. May 31, 2018 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The makers of Ambien have responded to Roseanne Barr blaming the drug for her racist tweets, saying, “While all pharmaceutical treatments have side effects, racism is not a known side effect …Read More »
The makers of Batiste Rhum talk about their innovative process and business philosophy. May 25, 2018 5 min read In this ongoing series, we are sharing advice, tips and insights from real entrepreneurs who are out there doing business battle on a daily basis. (Answers have been edited and condensed for clarity.) …Read More »
Time Travel Tuesday #timetravel a look back at the Adafruit, maker, science, technology and engineering world « Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers!
760 – Fourteenth recorded perihelion passage of Halley’s Comet. Halley’s returns to the inner Solar System have been observed and recorded by astronomers since at least 240 BC. Clear records of the comet’s appearances were made by Chinese, Babylonian, and medieval European chroniclers, but were not recognized as reappearances of …Read More »
Pioneering Mathematician G.H. Hardy on the Noblest Existential Ambition and How We Find Our Purpose #MakerEducation « Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers!
May 22, 2018 AT 9:00 am Pioneering Mathematician G.H. Hardy on the Noblest Existential Ambition and How We Find Our Purpose #MakerEducation Wise words! Via Brain Pickings. In considering the value of mathematics as a field of study and “the proper justification of a mathematician’s life,” Hardy offers a broader …Read More »
Unchained Melody – How to make (ghost) slime with Crickit @adafruit #crickit « Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers!
Unchained Melody – How to make (ghost) slime with Crickit (video). Code and guide. https://www.adafruit.com/crickithttps://github.com/adafruit/Adafruit_Learning_System_Guides/tree/master/Crickitshttps://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLjF7R1fz_OOW4YvQEoRLmocKUuOgvI-wh HOW TO MAKE SLIME:Pour 1 cup of glitter glue into a ROBOT bowl.Add 1 tablespoon of baking soda.Mix well with ROBOT FRIEND.Add 1 tablespoon of contact lens solution.Mix well with ROBOT FRIEND. Ladyada was unable …Read More »
May 22, 2018 AT 12:30 am SFO’s Terminal 1 to Be Renamed After Harvey Milk | #HopeNeverSilent #HarveyMilkDay Proposed 5 years ago, the decision recently cleared committee. SF Examiner reports, San Francisco is preparing to rename a terminal at the San Francisco International Airport after slain LGBT supervisor Harvey Milk …Read More »
Japanese Designer Creates Incredibly Detailed & Realistic Maps of a City That Doesn’t Exist #ArtTuesday « Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers!
Interesting article Via OpenCulture When he first spent time in Japanese cities, urban design and history professor Barrie Shelton “was baffled, irritated, and even intimidated by what I saw. Yet at the same time I found myself energized, animated, and indeed inspired by them. The effect was liberating and my …Read More »
‘Squared Away’ Far Side comics brought to life! #ArtTuesday « Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers!
May 22, 2018 AT 8:00 am ‘Squared Away’ Far Side comics brought to life! #ArtTuesday Squared Away from Bruton Stroube Studios on Vimeo. We decided to bring a couple of our favorite Far Side comics to life. See more! Maker Business — The first step in making: a PCB Wearables …Read More »