World Cup 2018: The hopelessness of being the runner-up in the group phase

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Yesterday, Iceland gained a point against Argentina by putting up an icy wall in front of their goal. Nothing adds more spice to a football game than an underdog holding out against a football superpower. Sometimes details are responsible for second tier teams to win their group phase and for… 

A DIY Raspberry Pi minigarden you can water from anywhere in the world

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After reading Steve Lohr’s book ‘Data-Ism‘, it became clear how big data – the recent evolution in computing, cheap computing power, cheap storage, cheap hardware – can make the jump to the tangible world. In his book, Lohr gives the example of a Californian winery that uses shitloads of sensors to track…