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Category: Electronics Engineering

Will We Miss Net Neutrality?

On Thursday, Dec. 14, the U. S. Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 in favor of repealing the Obama-era “net neutrality” rules that have been in effect since 2015.  Like so many things lately, net neutrality has become a partisan issue, and the vote went along party lines, the three Republican appointees on the Commission voting in favor of repeal and the two Democrats opposing it.  Polls show that the idea of net neutrality is popular, with as many as 80%…

The Top 10 Gaming Headsets with Mic

We all love Gaming but for some Gaming is a way of life. All such intense gamers look for a perfect experience and want to immerse in an unadulterated gaming experience. An important part of gaming experience is the sound. How will you give a headshot to a person coming from behind if you miss his footsteps, right? To achieve this sound experience you need a great headset with perfect sound quality and precision. We have compiled the list of…

Highlights from Cloudflare’s Weekend at YHack

Along with four other Cloudflare colleagues, I traveled to New Haven, CT last weekend to support 1,000+ college students from Yale and beyond at YHack hackathon. Throughout the weekend-long event, student attendees were supported by mentors, workshops, entertaining performances, tons of food and caffeine breaks, and a lot of air-mattresses and sleeping bags. Their purpose was to create projects to solve real world problems and to learn and have fun in the process. How Cloudflare contributed Cloudflare sponsored YHack. Our…

Introducing the Square Connect Node SDK – Square Corner Blog – Medium

As part of our goal of empowering our developers to innovate, build, and create, the developer platform team is happy to announce a new addition to the Square SDK family: the Square Connect Node SDK. With the release of the Square Connect Node SDK, Square now offers eight different SDKs ranging from iOS to C# to help developers effortlessly and seamlessly integrate with Square on any platform. Getting Set Up with the Node SDK Enabling Square for a Node.js application can…

Civil engineer patents integrated sensor and algorithm to monitor stiffness in soils

Anand Puppala. Credit: UTA Anand Puppala, associate dean for research in the College of Engineering at The University of Texas at Arlington and a civil engineering professor, recently was awarded a patent for developing a sensor system with an algorithm that will expedite field assessment of stabilization of high sulfate soils near bridges and roads. Patent No. 9,822,504, titled “Systems, Apparatuses and Methods for assessing soil heave,” was issued in November. It is Puppala’s first patent. He received it with…

The Athenian Project: Helping Protect Elections

From cyberattacks on election infrastructure, to attempted hacking of voting machines, to attacks on campaign websites, the last few years have brought us unprecedented attempts to use online vulnerabilities to affect elections both in the United States and abroad. In the United States, the Department of Homeland Security reported that individuals tried to hack voter registration files or public election sites in 21 states prior to the 2016 elections. In Europe, hackers targeted not only the campaign of Emmanuel Macron…

Spotify Retro Kit | Labs

TL;DR: We have created the Retro Kit. It can be downloaded by following this link. Historically at Spotify there has been an Agile Coach attached to each team. That coach has, among other things, helped the team to improve their processes. A central piece to that improvement are regular retrospectives where teams reflect on their way of working to continuously become better in what they do. As the role is currently evolving the coaches will take a more holistic stance…

Vanderbilt researchers win an R&D100 Award for MultiWell MicroFormulator

VIIBRE’s first 96-Channel MicroFormulator as it is being prepared for shipment to AstraZeneca in January 2016. Credit: Vanderbilt University A team of Vanderbilt University scientists and engineers led by Professor John P. Wikswo has won an R&D 100 Award for their MultiWell MicroFormulator. The MultiWell MicroFormulator, developed at Vanderbilt and commercialized by CN Bio Innovations in the United Kingdom, provides customized real-time formulation, delivery and removal of cell culture media to each well of a 96-well plate for drug delivery,…

Inside the infamous Mirai IoT Botnet: A Retrospective Analysis

This is a guest post by Elie Bursztein who writes about security and anti-abuse research. It was first published on his blog and has been lightly edited. This post provides a retrospective analysis of Mirai — the infamous Internet-of-Things botnet that took down major websites via massive distributed denial-of-service using hundreds of thousands of compromised Internet-Of-Things devices. This research was conducted by a team of researchers from Cloudflare, Georgia Tech, Google, Akamai, the University of Illinois, the University of Michigan,…

Tips To Enhance Your Photo and Make It Look Flawless

There are a lot of efforts that goes into making a good picture. One of them being selecting the right camera with the right lenses that you would need and second without which a picture is not complete is editing. Editing helps you get the desired outcome out of a picture. Any sort of changes or alterations you want to make; you can do that with editing. And trust us, it is no rocket science to do good editing with…