Raspberry Pi 4 not working with some chargers

The new pi has been released and it has a USB Type-C connector for power however people are finding some chargers are not working with it (notably macbook chargers). Some have speculated that this is…

The Dr. Strange of the American Revolution –…

Benjamin Rush was a strange, or a strangely gifted, man, and one of the youngest—at 30—to sign the Declaration of Independence.Painting by John Trumbull / Wikicommons I ascribe the Success of our Revolution to a…

How to design a proper USB-C™ power sink…

This issue came up recently for a high profile new gadget that has made the transition from Micro-USB to USB-C in its latest version, the Raspberry Pi 4. See the excellent blog post by Tyler…

Lets Make: Dangerous Dave

Overview Waaaay back in the dark ages of junior high school, I lost many hours to this classic 2D platformer from John Romero. My tribute to these good times is this tutorial for beginner programmers.…

Scammers hijack Japans 7-Eleven payment app

Image copyright AFP Image caption The store chain had only just introduced its app In a glaring security lapse, customers of 7-Eleven stores across Japan have lost millions of yen after scammers gained access to…

How FZF and ripgrep improved my workflow

Today I want to talk about fzf and ripgrep, two tools I use all the time when working in Vim and the terminal. They have become an absolutely vital part of my workflow. Ever since…

Electric cars will not solve transport problem

Car use will still need to be curbed even when all vehicles are powered by clean electricity, a report has said. It warns that electrifying cars will not address traffic jams, urban sprawl and wasted…