Face Jam: Evade Facial Recognition

Keep clear from recognition algorithms with these methods.

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A Quick Download From Ubuntu’s New Library Instantly Turns Your Raspberry Pi Into An “Appliance”

There are so many of us who are drawn into the world of Raspberry Pi’s and similar tiny cheap computers by the shear potential that they hold. The thoughts of having this tiny dirt cheap system that could be ANYTHING! And many of us found that we really weren’t that interested in learning to program, […]

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Make Change: How-To’s for Effective Peaceful Protest

Taking to the streets in peaceful protest is a sacred right of all Americans, enshrined in the First Amendment to the Constitution. Here’s how to make what you need for safe, peaceful, and effective protest. This list is just a start. Stay healthy out there! UPDATED June 19 SIGNS, BANNERS, EFFIGIES, PERFORMANCE Creative Direct Action […]

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Quick Look: Tanvas Haptic Touch Screen

With touch screens getting more and more prevalent, we’re seeing more experimentation with haptics. Being able to feel something other than just the smooth glass surface can be incredibly advantageous. Have you been in a car with a touch screen radio system? If so you’ll know the frustration. Tanvas is a system that adds haptics […]

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Solder Together Your Own Smart Phone, With Ringo

The Ringo MakerPhone by Circuitmess is a pretty interesting kit. The concept of making your own phone has been visited a few times, but I feel they’ve got an interesting approach. You’re basically making something that feels like an old Nintendo Gameboy, that can also make calls The kit comes with all the parts very […]

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Raspberry Pi Gets High Quality Camera Upgrade

I knew a lot of people that got excited when the original raspberry pi camera was announced, but quickly found themselves limited by the quality of the image. It can be really great to have that much control behind the sensor, but frustrating when your results are always a bit on the low quality side. […]

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USB Webcams are Sold Out. Here Is How to Use Your iPhone Instead

Pandemics apparently bring out some odd shopping tendencies and supply chain breakdowns. First the stores ran out of toilet paper. Then they ran out of yeast. And now, with everyone telecommuting to work and school, there’s a shortage of USB webcams, with many people doubling (or quadrupling) the price of what they still have in […]

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