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RetroPie 4.6 released with Raspberry Pi 4 support

It’s been some time since we last updated our pre-built images. However development has been ongoing in the background, and a lot of changes have been made since the last release.

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How to Mine Cryptocurrency with Raspberry Pi

Is it possible to mine for cryptocurrency in 2020 with Raspberry Pi? What you need to know about the costs and payouts you can expect.

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Filter Out Unwanted Electrical Noise with Capacitors

Filtering is a fundamental part of many circuits and has wide-ranging applications, including audio processing, radio reception, and power circuit conditioning.

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How to setup a Raspberry Pi Security Camera Livestream

After we are able to record individual images with (USB) cameras / webcams, we also want to view live pictures. This can either take place on the smartphone or on a PC fom outside of the home network.

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30 Essential Windows Key Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 10

The Windows key made its first appearance in 1994, and it’s still an essential tool for Windows 10 power users. Here are the most important Windows key keyboard shortcuts for Windows 10 you should know about.

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The NPF Rule

A common rule of thumb to figure out your maximum shutter speed for sharp stars at night is to divide 500 by your focal length. Sometimes it’s called the 600 Rule or the 400 Rule or several other numbers that can be used depending on your sensor size. Unfortunately, it’s a very inaccurate rule today.

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A Tribute to Tony Buzan, the Inventor of Mind Maps

I have been an avid fan of mind mapping since being taught how to use it effectively for projects, writing, pretty much anything if you want. Tony Buzan is the creator of the mind mapping technique.

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Top 3 mistakes made when selecting a heat sink

If you are taking the time to build something, take some extra time to make sure it doesn't burn up when it's being used.

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PS CEPHtmlEngine.exe - No Disk Error

Anyone that has used Photoshop recently has no doubt came across this maddening issue. Here is the article from Adobe on how to resolve CEPHtmlEngine.exe - No Disk Error when opening a file in Photoshop CC.

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NASA’s SLS Rocket

NASA is headed back to the Moon. It plans to send astronauts back to the lunar surface by 2024 — though that date has always seemed a bit too optimistic for most experts — and when it does, it’ll be using the SLS, or Space Launch System rocket to make it happen.

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Sustainable Development Goals (UN)

As 2015 comes to an end, and with it the 15-year cycle of the anti-poverty Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the United Nations officially will usher in – on 1 January 2016 – an even more ambitious set of goals to banish a whole host of social ills by 2030.

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Why 2020 is the year of QR codes

Despite having been around for decades, QR codes never became the revolutionary marketing strategy that businesses and marketers had hoped.

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Microsoft to Permanently Close All Retail Stores

Late last week, Microsoft announced “a new approach to retail.” This approach, effect immediately, will see the closure of all but four of Microsoft’s retail outposts across the globe.

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Montana INITIATIVE NO. 187

I-187 establishes new taxes on each kilowatt-hour of electricity produced in Montana, increasing 2021-2025 net general fund revenues a total of $7.87 million to supplant declining coal-related revenues, and raising $121 million by 2025 to retrain up to 7,200 workers.

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THE COVID-19 DETECT & PROTECT CHALLENGE

THE UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME CENTRE FOR TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCES THE COVID-19 DETECT AND PROTECT CHALLENGE.
The UNDP is calling on Hackster's global community to support developing countries through the sharing and transfer of open source technology. This challenge has three priority actions:

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Raspberry Pi OS: Why It's No Longer Called 'Raspbian'

The official Pi operating system is now called 'Raspberry Pi OS.' On Thursday, in addition to releasing the new 8GB Raspberry Pi 4, the Raspberry Pi Foundation announced that it was changing the name of its official operating system from "Raspbian" to "Raspberry Pi OS."

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