Mar
10
2009

Open Source Robotics

Even after better hardwares are available, there was a serious problem in the availability of software toolkits for robot developers. Now the Open Source movement offers a helping hand with its Open Source Hardware and Open Source Robotic movements. Building a Robot involves different skill sets including firmware design, hardware design, mechanical design etc. But Open Source Robotics toolkits and simulation environments can provide a virtual environment for building, testing and visualizing robotics algorithms with [...]

Mar
8
2009

Open Source Science

Science is for the good of society, the scientists must work together for the progress and prosperity of the world, but unfortunately the competition for intellectual property protection and for other reasons that is not happening in the real world. Sharing the ideas and Opening Scientific problems to a community of Experts will only help the problem or experiment to be solved or improved in one way or other. I recently had a talk about [...]

Mar
7
2009

OpenRep : Open Source Homeopathic Repertorization software

One of my friend is a Homeopathic Doctor. One day after talking a while he asked me if I can help him switch to Linux, so that he don’t need to worry about the viruses anymore. Then as usual I introduced him the basic Migration strategies. Then he realized that the homeopathic software he uses is one of the most important software he need and it will not work under Linux. He told me if [...]

Mar
3
2009

Assistive Technologies

I had a few experience with People with disabilities such as blindness, deafness, etc. I’ve also participated in some activities where such people were trained to be an independent person. And what I felt was after those sessions they were all happy, because they felt like they are capable of something and it made them happier and more independent than they were before. This was all before a few years and now was wondering if [...]

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