Archive for the ‘emerging-tech’ Category

Getting Started with the Raspberry Pi GPIO Pins in Node.js

The Internet of Things is all the rage right now. There are so many ideas we can put into action in the realm of physical computing, it is easy to be drawn into the idea of programming the world we live in! Once you have a Raspberry Pi and a breadboard...

Securing Your IoT Devices and Services with JSON Web Tokens

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IoT security is a hot-button issue in today's world: there are more internet-connected devices than there are people, and the amount of data being shared has exploded over the past few years. However, keeping that data safe is becoming a problem just a...

Tracking GPS data with the Tessel 2

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The Tessel 2 is a JavaScript-focused microcontroller that has a range of pre-built modules you can attach to extend its functionality. In this article, we will explore what we can do when attaching a GPS module to a Tessel 2. If you are new to working ...

Teaching Your Raspberry Pi to Speak with IBM Watson

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[caption id="attachment_131105" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Artwork by SitePoint/PatCat, Logo rights: IBM and Raspberry Pi Foundation[/caption] It turns out there's a lot you can do with a Raspberry Pi and IBM Bluemix. In the first article in thi...

Connecting a Raspberry Pi to IBM Watson, Bluemix and Node-RED

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IBM recently helped spark the Internet of Things enthusiasm into a bunch of developers by sending out Raspberry Pi 3 computers to developers who signed up for their Bluemix platform trial. I had been eager to give Bluemix and IBM Watson a try and figur...

Tessel 2: Pairing JavaScript and the Internet of Things with Ease

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The Tessel 2 is a microcontroller which allows you to build connected devices that run JavaScript and Node.js. It runs Linux at its core with Node.js running on top of that — providing access to plenty of npm modules and all of their potential. Over ...

Embedding Virtual Reality Across the Web with VR Views

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The methods available for web developers to build virtual reality experiences for the web is growing at a rapid and exciting pace! I previously covered how to build VR on the web last year and it has already advanced quite a bit since then. There are q...

Five Simple Ways to Build Artificial Intelligence in 2017

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The artificial intelligence and voice recognition space has been growing rapidly. The idea of having a personal assistant you can beckon with the words "Siri", "Alexa", "Cortana" or "Ok Google" which connects us to the web and the ever growing Internet...