Just over a year ago, FTDI, manufacturers of the most popular USB to serial conversion chip on the market, released an update to their drivers that bricked FTDI clones. Copies of FTDI chips abound in the world of cheap consumer electronics, and if you’ve bought an Arduino for $3 from a random online seller from China, you probably have one of these fake chips somewhere in your personal stash of electronics.
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You’d think finding 10 nerdy adult coloring books would be the hardest part of putting together a list like this, but in fact, the most difficult thing was phrasing the title in a way that doesn’t look NSFW. Adult Coloring Books (the mandala kind, not the dirty doodles kind) exploded after the publication of Johanna […]
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Next weekend we’ll be at the fourteenth annual Southern California Linux Expo, a fantastic four-day event that covers everything from Apache to PHP, installing Ubuntu on old laptops, people who have their control key just to the right of their left hand pinky as god intended, and something about how much Linux sucks.
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The winners of the fourth Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards have been announced. See the categories and associated winners below. Enjoy! Michael Data Visualization GOLD