Monthly Archives: March 2012

A real, working, Star Trek-style Tricorder (open source)

http://dvice.com/archives/2012/03/this-is-a-real.php

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Making Objects Invisible to Magnetic Fields

http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/biomedical/imaging/making-objects-invisible-to-magnetic-fields/?utm_source=techalert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=032912

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Soft Robots for Hard Problems

http://spectrum.ieee.org/robotics/robotics-hardware/soft-robots-for-hard-problems/?utm_source=techalert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=032912

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Linux in a 8 bit dip microcontroller on a protoboard!

http://dmitry.co/index.php?p=./04.Thoughts/07.%20Linux%20on%208bit This is simply marvelous, althoug it takes ours to boot…and minutes to run a ls…

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Arduino with Linux

Got it working in 5 minutes with the help of this: http://www.pluggy.me.uk/arduino-ubuntu/

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Really strong encrypted files with vim

http://mybrainhurts.com/blog/2011/02/encrypted-password-vault-with-vim-openssl.html http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=2012

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Robotics trends for 2012

http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/robotics-hardware/robotics-trends-for-2012 #5 SMARTPHONE-BASED ROBOTS: THE NEW ROBOT BRAINS

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The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs

The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson http://hbr.org/2012/04/the-real-leadership-lessons-of-steve-jobs/ar/pr

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Scope @ linux

apt-get install xscope Very nice, powerful and easy to use

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Command line video editting

Recently I used gtk-recordmydesktop to record a “video class” with both the slides, videos and the teacher appearing at the same time. After that I had to edit the video. So here’s what I’ve done: Convert from OGV created by … Continue reading

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