Poor man’s openscad screw library

Poor man’s openscad screw library

“Update: Due to some bugs in the initial version, a revision of the OpenSCAD library has been uploaded, please use “polyScrewThread_r1.scad”. Thanks a lot to mechadense for reporting the bugs! This is my humble take on a screw library to be used in your OpenSCAD scripts. If you are serious, please be, you’ll better use http://www.thingiverse …

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Quantum Internet goes Hybrid

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Quantum Internet goes Hybrid

“ICFO researchers report the first demonstration of an elementary link of a hybrid quantum information network, using a cold atomic cloud and a doped crystal as quantum nodes and single photons as information carriers. _In a recent study, published in Nature, ICFO researchers Nicolas Maring, Pau Farrera, Dr. Kutlu Kutluer, Dr. Margherita Mazzera, and Dr. Georg Heinze led by ICREA …

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Siting Sierra: Lawrence Livermore’s newest and fastest supercomputer is taking shape

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Siting Sierra: Lawrence Livermore’s newest and fastest supercomputer is taking shape

“Work is moving fast and furious in the Livermore Computing Complex at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), where siting and installation for Sierra, the Lab’s next advanced technology high-performance supercomputer, is kicking into high gear. Trucks began delivering racks and hardware over the summer for what will eventually be a 125-petaFLOPs/second (peak) machine, projected to provide four to …

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The Microscopic Origin of Efficiency Droop in LEDs

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The Microscopic Origin of Efficiency Droop in LEDs

“Semiconductor study shows that the coupling between electrons and thermal vibrations may be sapping energy from LEDs Light-emitting diodes—or LEDs, as they are commonly known—have been slowly replacing incandescent light bulbs in applications ranging from car taillights to indicators on electronics since their invention in the 1960s. Eschewing the filament of an incandescent bulb and the mercury vapor …

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Turkey Temperature Tracker

Turkey Temperature Tracker

“Do you really want a plastic pop-up timer telling you when your turkey is done? How about a tricked out IoT solution instead? Ever wonder what temperature your Thanksgiving turkey is really at when that plastic pop-up timer pops? When your oven says it’s pre-heated to 375°F do you actually believe it? This Thanksgiving I decided to question …

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Arduino Word Clock

Arduino Word Clock

“Further details on this build on my site here Word Clock Arduino Word Clock with minute resolution of time in words and linear display of seconds. There are also modes for digital clock, analogue clock, temperature & humidity, & also three games, Game of Life, Simon & Tetris. The clock can be stand alone or run as a slave off a Master Clock …

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Armed with tough computer chips, scientists are ready to return to the hell of Venus

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Armed with tough computer chips, scientists are ready to return to the hell of Venus

“In an underdog city, at an underdog NASA lab, researchers are thinking hard about an undeservedly neglected planet. Venus is Earth’s cousin, closest in composition and size, but for decades it has remained veiled. NASA hasn’t sent a mission there since 1989; more recent European and Japanese orbiters have made halting progress that stops largely at the planet …

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CarpeDiemAlarmClock

CarpeDiemAlarmClock

“CarpeDiemAlarmClock is an alarm clock that is waking you up “gently” by gradually increasing the intensity of a NeoPixel LED-ring, before the alarm hits. The alarm clock shall also has an option to sound a buzzer at alarm time. User must be able to set clock and alarm time The alarm clock will have at least the following modes …

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Home Security With Embedded System

Home Security With Embedded System

“Hello Readers, This is an Instructables for constructing an Home Security System unlike every other Security system. This system has an improved feature TRAP and PANIC Mode Connecting Victim home’s owner, neighbour and Police station over network.In this project I’m demonstrating the whole project over Intranet (Closed area Network) not over Internet its your wish if you …

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