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From left to right: Pioneer robots and the Foot-bot robot

Open Source Robotics: Multi-Robot Simulators

This is the second article in a series that focuses on open source software for robotics. [Read Part 1: Open Source Robotics Software Platforms.] This time we introduce the Linux enthusiast to multi-robot…

Building the Semantic Web

Web 3.0: Building the Semantic Web

You might have come across the term “Semantic Web Applications” often, during talks about the future of Web apps. Check out what this is all about. There are two aspects to the possible…

The art of crafting

Cyber Attacks Explained: Packet Crafting

Protect your FOSS-based IT infrastructure from packet crafting by learning more about it. In the previous articles in this series, we explored common infrastructure vulnerability exploitation scenarios. This article takes a step forward…

Dryrun. Come again?

Dryrun: Decoupling the Process

We take a look at Dryrun, an email-based interface via which you can run programs. Dryrun attempts to present an email-based interface to run your programs. For example, if [email protected] is the designated email…

It's so big!

Impact of Big Data on Enterprise Integration

This article explains the new challenges in enterprise integration caused by the advent of big data, and presents some approaches to overcome them. Big data is the latest buzz-word in the industry. At…

FOSS in Academic Institutions

FOSS in Academic Institutions

In recent years, we have seen open source being widely adapted by many organisations around the world — not only because of its cost-effectiveness, but also because of its stability, reliability, flexibility and…

An engineer's toolkit

Exploring Software: A Software Engineer’s Toolkit

Software engineering recommendations have not changed. The issues and concerns have been known for years. However, with the availability of excellent tools, it is now no longer a pain to implement and follow…

Robot Operating System

Open Source Robotics Software Platforms

This first article in the series on open source software for robotic introduces the reader to open source robotics software platforms and focuses on the Robot Operating System (ROS). Robotics has always lured…

Taming the Big Data with Hadoop

Taming the Big Data Beast with Hadoop and Alternatives

Turn the clock back to 1970 — the year in which Edgar Codd published the paper “A Relational Model of Data for Large Shared Data Banks”. In it he described a language called…

Web Exploitation

Cyber Attacks Explained: Web Exploitation

Websites are no longer merely about having an “Internet presence” today, but are also used for commercial transactions and to transfer sensitive data. Such wide usage helps crackers gain more knowledge on vulnerabilities…

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