Kan you do Kanban? Yes, you kan with Kanboard (and it's FOSS!)
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Kan you do Kanban? Yes, you kan with Kanboard (and it's FOSS!)

Kanboard is a free, open source Kanban system that's outstanding in both it’s simplicity to set up and use and in its depth of features.

05/25/15

Open HUB: How to find the best open source projects
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Open HUB: How to find the best open source projects

Open HUB lets you search, slice, dice, and compare tens of thousands of open source projects so you can identify those worth checking out

05/24/15

Suhosin: How to harden your PHP web application
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Suhosin: How to harden your PHP web application

The lure of PHP is that it's easy to learn, easy to develop with, and flexible (though not every one thinks PHP is a good idea). On the other hand, as with all programming languages, PHP has security issues so poor coding practices...

05/22/15

Trello: A great way to get organized
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Trello: A great way to get organized

Unless you’re an unusually well-organized person one of the things you aren’t is really organized. In general, it’s hard getting your act together and one of the most powerful ways to overcome your laziness and cavalier attitude...

05/15/15

Big Data and Intelligence: Minimizing or preventing violence against citizens and the destruction of property
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Big Data and Intelligence: Minimizing or preventing violence against citizens and the destruction of property

The Social Analysis and Intelligence Group, SAIG, uses Big Data and sentiment analysis to inform decision-makers about trending social behaviors, with a focus on those behaviors that lead to civil unrest and violence.

05/15/15

How low can we go? Introducing the $9 Linux computer!
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How low can we go? Introducing the $9 Linux computer!

With the release of the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B priced at $35 and it’s predecessor, the Raspberry Pi Model B+, having recently had its price dropped to $25 you might have thought a cheaper computer of equal capabilities would be hard...

05/15/15

Best practices: How not to handle angry people who never asked for the newsletter you subscribed them to
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Best practices: How not to handle angry people who never asked for the newsletter you subscribed them to

There’s something profoundly presumptuous and rude about any organization assuming that you want to be subscribed to their newsletter or whatever. And what amplifies the irritation is that unsubscribing isn’t frictionless: You usually...

05/15/15

Eccentric 21st Century LED lighting with Bluetooth and smartphone apps
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Eccentric 21st Century LED lighting with Bluetooth and smartphone apps

You’re sitting in your office (or cube) and it’s kinda drab. You need something to brighten it up and I have just what you might want: Lamps. But these are no ordinary lamps, these are LED lamps called Notti and Dotti produced by...

05/08/15

Synergy: Outstanding
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Synergy: Outstanding "soft" keyboard and mouse sharing for OS X, Linux, and Windows

When you’ve got two or three machines on your desk you usually don’t want to have a keyboard and mouse for each one; that would be just way too much hardware to deal with and if your desk is like mine, there’s way too much other stuff...

05/08/15

 A (micro) drone of your own
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A (micro) drone of your own

I’ve tested all sorts of quadcopters but the SKEYE Nano Drone is the smallest and most affordable smart drone so far.

05/08/15

How Apple has made me feel really happy and really guilty at the same time
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How Apple has made me feel really happy and really guilty at the same time

I hate having to stop using a piece of equipment because of designed-in obsolescence but, sometimes, there’s no choice even though it makes me feel guilty.

05/04/15

LIFTTT gives IFTTT location-awesomeness
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LIFTTT gives IFTTT location-awesomeness

How to trigger IFTTT actions when your smartphone is at a particular location is solved by the LIFTTT app, available for iOS and Android

05/02/15

Misfit Shine: The best fitness tracker

Misfit Shine: The best fitness tracker

With the explosion of digital health monitoring products, the “quantified self” movement has moved away from its bio-hacker roots into the mainstream and Apple’s recent release of Health with iOS 8 underlined this change. The Misfit...

05/02/15

GogglePal: Augmented reality and heads-up meets the snow
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GogglePal: Augmented reality and heads-up meets the snow

It seems like every sport is in the process of getting a high-tech digital makeover and snow sports are no exception. For example, a 3-day old Kickstarter campaign by GogglePal for an augmented reality (AR) heads up display (HUD) that...

04/30/15

Linux in the Air: Drone systems go open-source

Linux in the Air: Drone systems go open-source

Ten drone systems that use Linux.

04/21/15

Indoor Atlas: Smartphones can navigate inside buildings using magnetic fields
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Indoor Atlas: Smartphones can navigate inside buildings using magnetic fields

Once you’re inside a building and there’s no GPS signal WiFi geolocation might give you a rough fix but usually you’re “off the grid.” But knowing where you are inside a structure can be crucial in large factories or office buildings....

04/18/15

Wordfence plugin secures WordPress sites; solves job from hell
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Wordfence plugin secures WordPress sites; solves job from hell

The Wordfence plugin not only provides malware and firewall facilities for WordPress installations, it’s also a sophisticated password auditing subsystem.

04/18/15

How to avoid getting hacked due to vulnerable WordPress plugins

How to avoid getting hacked due to vulnerable WordPress plugins

If you’re running a WordPress site and given the number of potentially show-stopping problems that exist, get fixed, and are replaced with new problems that are just as bad then you need to be on top of what plugins you’re using and...

04/08/15

Griffin 20 pumps up the digital volume
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Griffin 20 pumps up the digital volume

Griffin's Twenty is great looking digital audio amplifier with a 20 watt per channel output and you can switch the input from its S/PDIF optical port to Bluetooth streaming.

04/05/15

Bacony goodness + math + 3D printing = an inedible endless Bacon Möbius strip
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Bacony goodness + math + 3D printing = an inedible endless Bacon Möbius strip

If you take a strip of bacon and twist one end through 180 degrees then join the two ends you get a piece of bacon with only one side, a Bacon Möbius strip. Cool. But it won't keep so, to memorialize this mathematical wonder, why not...

04/05/15

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