Tag: Tech News

Go read this Businessweek story about the downsides of DJI’s drone dominance – The Verge

If you’ve bought, flown, seen, or even thought about a drone over the last five years, it was likely one of DJI’s quadcopters. In fact, the Chinese company has so thoroughly consumed both the consumer and commercial drone markets that its dominance is now hitting a point of limited — and possibly even negative — […]

Coronavirus: IIT Guwahati students develop drone to sanitise large areas – Economic Times

NEW DELHI: A group of students at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati, has developed a drone with an automated sprayer to sanitise large areas including roads, parks and footpaths, to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The student group, which has a start-up called “Racerfly”, has approached the Assam and Uttarakhand governments offering to […]

Tranya B530 True Wireless earbuds

The Tranya B530 are dual-master truly wireless Bluetooth 5 earbuds that boast IPX5 (sweat and splashing,) and theoretically 64 hours of playtime per case charge (or 8 hours per earbud charge.) Fast charging of the earbuds means that putting them in the charging case for 10 minutes will get you an hour of playtime. Charging […]

My new favourite: Xiaomi Quick Charge 3.0 charger

This charger has been selected through Community Reviews and quickly become my “must-take” power supply. Xiaomi Quick Charge 3.0 is worth having for more than one reason. 6 reasons to be precise! Xiaomi Quick Charge 3.0 Charger It’s a charger, I get it. You plug it at one end and watch your devices get charged […]

The unreasonable importance of data preparation

Edit note: We know data preparation requires a ton of work and thought. In this provocative article, Hugo Bowne-Anderson provides a formal rationale for why that work matters, why data preparation is particularly important for reanalyzing data, and why you should stay focused on the question you hope to answer. Along the way, Hugo introduces […]