Internet of Things Messaging, Part 3: Testing Mosquitto

Internet of Things Messaging, Part 3: Testing Mosquitto

Testing Mosquitto, an MQTT broker that's a good choice for IoT messaging

Internet of Things Messaging, Part 2: The Mosquitto MQTT broker

Internet of Things Messaging, Part 2: The Mosquitto MQTT broker

Getting the free, open source, efficient, and robust Mosquitto MQTT broker up and running

Cluster HAT, the easiest way to build a Raspberry Pi Zero cluster

Cluster HAT, the easiest way to build a Raspberry Pi Zero cluster

One Cluster HAT, four Raspberry Pi Zeros, and one controller Raspberry Pi, and for under $100 you have a working cluster.

The Rosie Pattern Language, a better way to mine your data

The Rosie Pattern Language, a better way to mine your data

Goodbye regex, hello Rosie Pattern Language, a better way to mine your data.

PIXEL, the latest Raspberry Pi OS ... for x86!

PIXEL, the latest Raspberry Pi OS ... for x86!

Merry Pi-mas! Santa's got your present: PIXEL, a highly modified version of x86 Debian from the RPi Foundation that will (eventually) run on everything. You must have been good.

New OS X Tools for Photographers

New OS X Tools for Photographers

The OS X apps in this review make creating the perfect photo a whole lot easier

The Ring Stick Up Cam. Don't bother.

The Ring Stick Up Cam. Don't bother.

Ring's new Stick Up Cam isn't worth buying and technical and support problems with the original Ring doorbell have led me to downgrade the doorbell's original rating

Nerd Alert! You need a Christmas tree for your car!

Nerd Alert! You need a Christmas tree for your car!

The Christmas Car Tree is exactly what you might think: A Christmas Tree for your car,

Artificial intelligence, instrumental convergence, and photos of cats

Artificial intelligence, instrumental convergence, and photos of cats

Artificial intelligence, instrumental convergence, and photos of cats

Internet of Things Messaging, Part 1: Introducing MQTT

Internet of Things Messaging, Part 1: Introducing MQTT

Internet of Things messaging with Arduinos and Raspberry Pi's requires low overhead protocols such as MQTT

Tools you need: W3 Schools color libraries and Bootstrap Studio for Web building

Tools you need: W3 Schools color libraries and Bootstrap Studio for Web building

Color libraries and an integrated development environment for Bootstrap will make engineering your Web content a whole lot easier.

Alexa Voice Service, a singing fish, and the FABRIQ speaker

Alexa Voice Service, a singing fish, and the FABRIQ speaker

Lots of devices are getting Alexa Voice Service added; some you'd expect, such as the FABRIQ speaker, others, such as a hacked Big Mouth Billy Bass, not so much.

Putting Alexa on a Raspberry Pi

Putting Alexa on a Raspberry Pi

Amazon's Alexa Voice Service can be implemented on a Raspberry Pi and now, with support for "wake word" engines, you can build your own Echo-like system ... a PiCho? A PEcho?

It's time to rein in social media services

It's time to rein in social media services

It's time to rein in social media services. For the good of our culture and our political process, social media has to be banned from interfering with what should be free speech.

Float Shelf: An elegant way for Apple users to clean up their desktops

Float Shelf: An elegant way for Apple users to clean up their desktops

Prism's Float Shelf is a simple, elegant add-on for your iMac or Apple Display

dweet.io: A simple, effective messaging service for the Internet of Things

dweet.io: A simple, effective messaging service for the Internet of Things

dweet.io requires a minimum of fuss to setup and run which means that developing a messaging infrastructure for IoT systems is quick, cheap, and easy

Freeboard, web dashboards made easy

Freeboard, web dashboards made easy

If you've been looking for a simple, low cost web dashboard for your Internet of Things, Web app, or network monitoring, Freeboard is a great solution

What's in a Raspberry Pi name? How to rename your RPi under Raspbian

What's in a Raspberry Pi name? How to rename your RPi under Raspbian

How to rename your RPi under Raspbian

Using the Raspberry Pi to thwart the creepy clown menace

Using the Raspberry Pi to thwart the creepy clown menace

Using a Raspberry Pi, computer vision, and a neural network to thwart the creepy clown menace

Building a Raspberry Pi-powered Barkometer, Part 4

Building a Raspberry Pi-powered Barkometer, Part 4

Building a Raspberry Pi-powered Barkometer, Part 4. In the last part of this series, we started recording sound and saving it in files; now we need to get those samples off the RPi so we can analyze them.

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