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Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi has taken the world by storm. A cigarette pack size computer with the power of an iPhone but for an entry level price of $25. And it consumes electricity at a rate of $2.50 per year! The Pi is even being employed in outer space on the International Space Station running student experiments. The mind boggles at what this means for hobbyists and amateur makers looking for a small, low cost, low energy computer to power their projects. We should see even more exciting projects use this incredible device in the future. Check out the articles and links, connect with other Pi enthusiasts and build something!

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Tennis

It seems like tennis is on quite a roll lately, spurred on by a very deep bench on both the mens and womens pro tours. At the same time numerous web sites have emerged founded and run by some top tennis coaches that are providing some excellent tennis education. YouTube is also playing a central role in providing players with excellent video of the best players. Here you will find links to some of the best tennis instruction on the web and a place for you to share your experiences with others learning the game.

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Organic Food

Organic foods are foods produced by organic farming. While the standards differ worldwide, organic farming in general features cultural, biological, and mechanical practices that foster cycling of resources, promote ecological balance, and conserve biodiversity. Synthetic pesticides and chemical fertilizers are not allowed, although certain approved pesticides may be used. In general, organic foods are also not processed using irradiation, industrial solvents, or synthetic food additives. Join us in promoting a healthy planet.

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Coworking

Coworking is a style of work that involves a shared open work environment and independent activity. Coworkers are typically independent contractors, freelancers, work-at-home professionals, remote/mobile workers, entrepreneurs and students. Coworkers are interested in leveraging the synergy that comes from networking and brainstorming with others who value working alongside each other. Coworking locations are places to create, collaborate, nurture new ideas and get organizations and companies off the ground. Coworking spaces typically offer shared open work areas, shared meeting rooms, events, access to domain experts and collaborative social networks. Coworking is big business as evidenced by the recent market valuation of market leader WeWork. Share your experiences in this space and together let's change the way we work.

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Internet of Things

Wikipedia defines the Internet of Things as the network of physical devices, vehicles, buildings and other items - embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity that enable these objects to collect and exchange data.

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Wellness

According to the National Wellness Institute, wellness is considered, "an active process through which people become aware of, and make choices toward, a more successful existence". This definition is based on 3 tenets: Firstly, wellness is a conscious, self-directed and evolving process of achieving full potential, Secondly, wellness is multidimensional and holistic, encompassing lifestyle, mental and spiritual well-being, and the environment. Thirdly, wellness is positive and affirming.

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Sailing

From Wikipedia - Sailing employs the wind - acting on sails, wingsails or kites - to propel a craft on the surface of the water (sailing ship, sailboat, windsurfer, or kitesurfer), on ice (iceboat) or on land (land yacht) over a chosen course, which is often part of a larger plan of navigation.

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Metaphysics

From Merriam-Webster - Just as physics deals with the laws that govern the physical world (such as those of gravity or the properties of waves), metaphysics describes what is beyond physics - the nature and origin of reality itself, the immortal soul, and the existence of a supreme being. Opinions about these metaphysical topics vary widely, since what's being discussed can't be observed or measured or even truly known to exist.

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Photography

Photography is the science, art, application and practice of creating durable images by recording light or other electromagnetic radiation either electronically by means of an image sensor, or chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as photographic film - Wikipedia (Photo courtesy Aubree Flink)