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(From last time): Undoubtedly if you're in tech you've heard about VPNs. What happens when you decide to host your own VPN at home and combine it with the Pi-Hole? Way more site-blocking power than you had before!

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You should be! With all the numerous data breaches including the Equifax hack of 2017 (which affected nearly HALF of the people in America), people should be very concerned with securing their data. You need to make sure you're using both strong and unique passwords for each website in case your password is stolen. You also need to remember all these passwords if you're not using any kind of password manager. In today's post we cover setting up and using my favorite password manager which solves all these problems: KeePass.

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Controlling a robot with your mind sounds like something right out of Big Hero 6 right? Well in today's blog post I'll cover how I was able to write the code to do it myself with an EEG and a A.R. Drone and then later use the same logic to control a video game for my senior design project.

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You're either wondering what page scraping means or why on earth you would do such a thing instead of using an API like a sane person. Both will be covered in today's post as we explore page scraping with Python's delightful Beautiful Soup package.

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Have you ever wanted to make your own Google Home? While it won't have nearly the same features, you can build your own with Google's AIY (artificial intelligence yourself) Kit! In this post I recount my experience attempting to reproduce the Google Home's ability to play music on demand.

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