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Custom Kernel and Ångström Distribution Recipe (SPI/CAN bus Support)

I have already posted on how we can build a vanilla Angstrom distribution from source at this post: Building Angstrom for Beaglebone from Source. …

Changing the Beaglebone CPU Frequency

Check the CPU Frequency<p>[Last Update — March 2015] The BBB has various governors that can be used to profile the performance/power usage ratio. For …

GPIOs on the Beaglebone Black using the Device Tree Overlays

This post provides supplementary information to the video that I have just posted on using GPIOs with the Beaglebone Black.<p>The Video<p>In this video I …

Beaglebone: Controlling the on-board LEDs using Java

I have posted on how to do this exact thing using C++, so the first half is cut-and-pasted from Beaglebone: Controlling the on-board LEDs using C++ …

Running Java Applications on the Beaglebone Black

Before you start: First check if the distribution has changed to have a package installation of open java – Perform: [crayon-553a74466675a056463961/] …

Kevin Boone's Web site

An introduction to Perl for Java programmers<p>Overview<p>This article is intended to help experienced Java (or possibly C++) developers to get started …

Bringing Java into Perl

Nov 7, 2003 by Phil Crow<p>In this article, I will show how to bring Java code into a Perl program with Inline::Java. I won’t probe the internals of …

jerl

README.md<p>jerl<p>Automatically exported from code.google.com/p/jerl on April 9th, 2015<br>• Latest port was Perl 5.18.2<br>• Time, funding, and interest have …

Dancer - Perl Web Framework for easy and fun webapp development

Prepare your moves... and dance!<p>Dancer has been designed as a Perl web framework which is easy and intuitive to get to grips with - this is how easy …

ROS.org | ROS Spotlight

With each release of ROS we have a tradition of having a logo and making t-shirts. ROS Lunar Loggerhead is coming out in May. To let you show your …

Powering the world's robots

What is ROS?<br>The Robot Operating System (ROS) is a set of software libraries and tools that help you build robot applications. From drivers to …

For Pleo the robot dinosaur, a second act in an American life

LAS VEGAS -- It was an unforgettable scene: A crowd of smiling people gathered around a table on the show floor watching a charming, animated, and lifelike green robot dinosaur called Pleo for the first time.<p>Was this CES 2014? No, it was Maker Faire Austin 2007, and Pleo was finally having its …

CES

The coolest girl at CES is the electrical engineer who built this robotic arm

LAS VEGAS — Marita Cheng took seven years to complete her bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.<p>That’s because in between classes, she was founding a startup to help the disabled <i>and</i> a nonprofit to get more girls interested in robotics.<p>She’s basically my nerd superhero right now.<p>On the Eureka …

CES robots take on cleaning, fun and personal assistance

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: EcoVacs<p>After a visit from home entertainment robot Keecker last week, it was obvious that CES 2014 would host some …

New Atlas

Paul Ridden May 2, 2018<p>Misty Robotics reckons it's arrived at the point when its personal robot will go from development dream to widespread …

5 Adorable Robots At CES 2014

If the Consumer Electronics Show is even a glimpse of the future of technology, then the future is going to be downright <i>adorable</i>.<p>This week, the Las Vegas Convention Center was teeming with nonthreatening robot helpers eager to make our day-to-day lives a bit easier. And rather than the rigid, cold …

Vote: Which CES Robot Has the Biggest Commercial Appeal?

The robotics zone at the Consumer Electronics Show this year included toys that move at hyperspeed, cute animatrons, home cleaning robots and …

15 Nerd-tastic Robots From CES 2014

Robots at CES 2014<p>Rydis H68 Pro Vac<p>Ozobot<p>Pleo Robot Dinosaur<p>Grillbot<p>PIRO's Windoro Bot<p>Dalek on the Loose<p>Raspberry Pi Robot<p>iRobot Scooba Update<p>AIMe …

Scientists exploring computers that can learn and adapt

For six or seven decades, computers have been based on processing electronic 1s and 0s.<p>Now, computer scientists are breaking out of that paradigm in strange new directions, as they seek new ways to tackle problems that digital computers can’t easily solve.<p>One approach is quantum computing, in which …