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Lego Train set used to build data network

New Rising Media: "We're going to pick up the pieces, and build a Lego IP data-transfer network out of a train set, courtesy of Hackaday.com.

Possibly one of the slowest speed rates out there; but also the most charming. Hacker Maximillien has devised a system that utilises a USB flash drive, to carry data around to different nodes (we'll call them stations) on the rail. The four nodes consist of aluminium foil contacts, which establish the connection from the attached computer to the USB storage on-board the train. After the data is sent across, the drive is unmounted and the power flow is transferred to the train to propel it forwards to it's next requested destination."

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Walmart Black Friday deals start November 21 at 12pm ET – here’s what on sale

Walmart has announced its Black Friday deals – we round up some of the best discounts to look out for before the deal goes live on Monday.

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SwiderMan520d ago

Good TV deals, but skip that Onn. HDTV – it's udner $100 for a reason.

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This app scans all of your LEGO pieces to figure out what you can build

Any LEGO owner knows the pain of losing instructions to your favorite set, or not knowing which pieces go where once your parents “helpfully” put them all in the same box. Now you can fix that with AI, with a new app called Brickit.

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Snapchat has a new lens coming out that lets you build Lego sets with friends across the world

Snapchat’s augmented reality Lenses are getting a nice upgrade. New Lenses, dubbed “Connected Lenses,” look to connect people by allowing users to share an AR experience with each other, even if they are across the country.

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