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In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the new Cloud Native Computing Foundation from the Linux Foundation, space listening, the new generation of robotics, and more. Open source news roundup for July 18 - 24, 2015
1 comment Posted 24 Jul 2015 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
Open hardware words in neon
Lauren Egts is high school student who participates in FIRST program (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) called FRC (FIRST Robotics Competition). FRC challenges teams to build a robot in six weeks that can compete in a competition. Lauren tells us about this year's... Read more
0 comments Posted 22 Apr 2015 by Lauren Egts Feed
Learn more about the Robot Operating System (ROS), a platform built from the ground up to encourage collaborative robotics software development. Interview with Tully Foote, the Robot Operating System platform manager at the Open Source Robotics Foundation.
2 comments Posted 16 Apr 2015 by Don Watkins Feed
Open hardware words in neon
The Hummingbird Robotics Kit is $145 and includes an Arduino board that interfaces for LEDs, sensors, servo motors, and more. The kit can be controlled by the SNAP! or Scratch programming languages, and is supported on Linux (as well as Windows and Mac). Learners from ages 10 to 110 are invited to... Read more
2 comments Posted 24 Feb 2015 by Don Watkins Feed
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the the new Ubuntu smartphone, Tower drone flight control app, farmers get open source, and more! February 7 - 13, 2015
0 comments Posted 13 Feb 2015 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the Git Bounty program, the open source NAO robot, and more!
0 comments Posted 12 Sep 2014 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
It's easy to get kids interested in technology when the technology is fun! And the options out there for fun outlets for kids to learn is growing every day. From building robots to programming games to building your own electronics, the line between play and learning is steadily blurring, and what'... Read more
1 comment Posted 17 Jul 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
open source news and highlights
Open source news for your reading pleasure. January 6-10, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, you'll learn about some new partnerships that could lead to some new open source tech. Here's what we found:
0 comments Posted 10 Jan 2014 by Ginny Skalski (Red Hat) Feed
OpenROV: Open source robotics seek sharing, travel, gold
OpenROV is a project that provides plans and software for a remotely operated vehicle (ROV). Currently, it's a series of prototypes, with the goal of a fully-realized design of an underwater exploration device. It was originally created to explore Hall City Cave in northern California. The cave has... Read more
2 comments Posted 19 Mar 2012 by Joseph Ottinger Feed
On the teaching open source mailing list, the following question was recently posted:
9 comments Posted 22 Feb 2010 by Matt Jadud Feed