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Review: LEGO Technic Non-Electric Models: Clever Contraptions

Models: Simple Machines, what do you do with that basic technic machine knowledge? The next step it to check out LEGO Technic Non-Electric Models: Clever Contraptions and take what you have learned and apply it to creating unique apparatuses.

Review: LEGO Technic Non-Electric Models: Simple Machines

rfect book for you in LEGO Technic Non-Electric Models: Simple Machines.

Review: LEGO Space Projects: 52 Creative Models

lassic Space captured my imagination from a young age and only increased my interest in space exploration and science fiction. Even now, I still continue to create spaceships, and LEGO Space Projects: 52 Creative Models by Jeff Friesen piqued my curiosity about the neo future he creates with his LEGO exploration vehicles.

Review: The LEGO Mindstorms Robot Inventor Activity Book

LEGO robotics are a versatile platform for building interactive creations, but the documentation supplied by LEGO tends to be lacking. When purchasing the LEGO Mindstorms Robot Inventor Kit, the user downloads software that gives instructions on how to build and program five different robots, but doesn’t teach how to design unique robots or program them. The LEGO Mindstorms Robot Inventor Activity Book by Daniele Benedettelli fills that need while showing how to build seven unique creations.

Review: LEGO Still Life with Bricks: The Art of Everyday Play

LEGO creations are often referred to as art. Whether it be the sculptures made from LEGO bricks or utilizing the LEGO elements in other ways, it allows individuals to express their creativity. In LEGO Still Life with Bricks: The Art of Everyday Play, Michelle Clair and Lydia Ortiz take LEGO pieces to create beautiful photography […]

Review: Wacom One

When creating art or editing images on the computer, the mouse or touchpad isn’t necessarily the best tool for the job. Creating in other mediums is a more natural feel with tools that contour to the hand and have a direct result where the creation is occurring. To bring this to the digital realm, there is the Wacom One.

Review: Natural Language Processing With Python and spaCy

With the advent of voice assistants, chatbots, and automated voice prompts on phones, the need for interfaces that understand human language is growing. In order to learn how to create these relationships between computer and human being, there is Natural Language Processing With Python and spaCy: A Practical Introduction by Yuli Vasiliev.

Review: Web Security for Developers

Black hat hackers inhabit the internet, seeking servers to take over and utilize for their own nefarious purposes. While developers do what they can to secure their code, sometimes they are unaware of holes or potential pitfalls that the hackers may take advantage of that exist in the code. To help educate these programmers, there is Web Security for Developers by Malcolm McDonald.

Review: Python One-Liners

With a title like Python One-Liners, one might think that someone wrote a Henny Youngman-esque nerdy jokebook, but such is not the case. Instead, the book by Christian Mayer is how to “write concise, eloquent python like a professional.”

Review: iHome Zenergy Aroma Dream

While there are many products on the market for waking an individual up in the morning, going back decades, many of them aren’t aimed at helping them fall asleep as well. The iHome Zenergy Aroma Dream is an alarm clock that aims to help with sleep via sound therapy and aromatherapy. As an alarm clock, […]