The initial intent behind the patent system was to create a repository of knowledge that was publicly available. In exchange for sharing an idea through the patent system, a grantee was given exclusive economic rights to work employing the patent for a set amount of time. Somewhere along the way something went awry.
So maybe this isn’t the coolest Raspberry Pi hack. But it was fun to make.
I uploaded the code to GitHub, so it’s free to modify and enjoy.
The reason I wrote this was simple: I wanted a way to snap photos while I was in front of the camera from my smartphone. I could have bought a fancy dongle and installed an app on my phone to get the same sort of behavior, but I already had a Raspberry Pi, and thought, “What if I could use that little mini computer to control my DSLR? It’s small, portable, and I can hook it up to my DSLR via WiFi…”
PHP is a server-side scripting language that drives popular Web sites such as Facebook, WikiPedia, and Flickr. It also powers a lot of well-known applications, including WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla. In Part 1 of this video series, you’ll learn the basics of PHP and even learn how to use it to build simple REST services
Here’s a list of popular mobile operating systems that are in production and a few under development….
All these indicators make one thing clear: the world no longer needs or wants Microsoft.
The goal isn’t to make an iPhone killer or iPad killer anymore, rather it is to make an Android killer. Apple and Microsoft are the one’s playing catch-up now.
Computer hardware was largely what got me interested in computing, but what has happened is that computer hardware and computers in general have been commoditized.
A new breed of developer is needed – the renaissance man who can master multiple seemingly unrelated skills to bridge the gaps between generations, people, and technologies to make it all work together efficiently and effectively.
I wrote a little utility to make the process of uninstalling Silverlight on a Mac as seamless as possible.
Android marketshare is approaching the two-thirds marker– a significant majority milestone in any case.