• How long can you store food for? Just measure its water activity! Juli 31, 2014
    BetaWolf is a scientist fascinated by physics, chemistry,  mathematics and especially the symmetry of phenomena in nature and the way humans describe them in the form of fundamental laws. He submitted to our blog a project focused on measuring water activity powered by Arduino Pro Mini : Water activity? And why would I want to measure it? Food always […]
  • Why the NSA Can’t Listen to His Mixtape – Interview with David Huerta Juli 30, 2014
    David Huerta is a technologist who recently published a provocative work to make everyone think a little bit more about privacy and what governments should be allowed to do or not: I work outside the Pokemon business model of catching every user’s data or abusing it for state surveillance. I work instead surrounded by priceless art and […]
  • Fritzing is out with a new release including Arduino Yún microcontroller! Juli 28, 2014
    Fritzing is an open-source hardware initiative that makes electronics accessible as a creative material for anyone. You can easily learn how to build a circuit for you project and also design your own PCB. Last week, the Fritzing team announced the new release with a number of new parts, especially a number of popular microcontrollers, among which […]
  • Three Creators on Edinburgh Fringe Festival Juli 31, 2014
    Edinburgh Fringe is the world’s largest arts festival. Taking place over the month of August, it’s a showcase for performing arts as well as a place to discover new, innovative work. It's also a totally un-juried festival with no selection committee, so any type of performance can participate. Since 2009, we at Kickstarter have seen hundreds of Fringe p
  • Kickstarter at Comic-Con: Bill Plympton in a Nutshell Juli 24, 2014
    This week we're at San Diego Comic-Con alongside tons of Kickstarter creators. Heading to the convention? Here's the low-down on the events, panels, and projects in attendance. In the meantime, we thought we'd profile some of the creators who are at Comic-Con, starting with legendary animator Bill Plympton, whose efforts to restore Windsor McC
  • Kickstarter at San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 Juli 23, 2014
    San Diego’s Comic-Con International is one of the largest conventions of its kind. Large enough, in fact, that our diligent comics team here at the office was able to pull an entire roster of projects and creators that have come through Kickstarter and will be at SDCC this week. There are panels, projects, artists, writers and even a few(!) Eisner nominees.
  • How much data can one smart home generate? About 1 GB a week. Juli 29, 2014
    The internet of things is about data. So this week's podcast we talk to a Splunk executive who connected his home and uses the data to inform his lifestyle and purchases. How much data can one smart home generate? About 1 GB a week. originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….
  • You are being tracked in the real world, so what should we do about it? Juli 22, 2014
    The internet of things is primarily about deriving value from data, but we need to have mroe conversations about how that data is shared. Today we talk to the CEO of Truste about IoT and privacy. You are being tracked in the real world, so what should we do about it? originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….
  • All about AllSeen, and a bit about the new Thread radio tech that wants to own the home Juli 15, 2014
    This week we are all about internet of things standards and certifications as we welcome the head of the AllSeen Alliance to the show and discuss a new radio certification introduced by Samsung, Nest, ARM and others. All about AllSeen, and a bit about the new Thread radio tech that wants to own the home originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Conti