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May 4, 2014
Allied Electronics, Fort Worth TX, will provide a Model A Raspberry Pi computer board to each one of the more than 130 high school-age Dean's List Award finalists who participated in the 2014 FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) season. The Dean's List Award began in 2010 to recognize the leadership and dedication of the most outstanding FRC students.More than 130 Dean's List Award finalists were recognized during a ceremony at the 2014 FIRST Championship event, held recently in St. Louis MO, which involved more than 10,000 participants and 30,000 spectators.
Sometimes we like to watch cool starting and ends of videos (like the heart touching ending), but after a time those could become repetitive and boring. Also, if you are just starting to watch a series recommended by others, those extra 5 minutes could be saved to watch next video and progress quickly. In this tutorial, I wish to tackle that problem. Since I love mplayer/smplayer for playing most videos, I am not going to deviate from those lines. Therefore, I am going to use mpv (mpv is a fork of mplayer2 and MPlayer) for our purpose.
From May 16th to 18th, Málaga is hosting Akademy-es 2014 in Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieria de Telecomunicación of Universidad de Málaga. This event is organized by KDE España, Linux Málaga and Bitvalley, and represents the return of a KDE event to Málaga 9 years after it hosted Akademy 2005.
Valve have delivered big with the latest Steam beta-client update with enabling in-home streaming for one and all! Masses of fixes everywhere on this one.
Recent upgrade firefox up to 29.0-5 on Fedora 20 causes to fail login to Dashboard Console for Havana F20 Controller been setup per 'VNC Console in Dashboard on Two Node Neutron GRE+OVS F20 Cluster' @Lxer.com. Procedure bellow, actually, does a backport F21 packages python-django-horizon-2104.1-1 , python-django-openstack-auth-1.1.5-1, python-pbr-0.7.0-2 via manualinstall of corresponding SRC.RPMs and invoking rpmbuild utility to produce F20packages. The hard thing to know is which packages to backport ?
May 3, 2014
Lubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr is an official derivative of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS based on the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment (LXDE). On this release, as the Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Lubuntu 14.04 also come with LTS version, it mean will be supported for 3 years.
The second blockbuster Apple v. Samsung patent trial has ended, and it looks like a Pyrrhic victory for Apple.
I spent a lot of the last week shaking my head at the commentary on the Supreme Court and its (lack of) technical expertise. Much of the criticism came in response to the oral arguments in Aereo, and broke down in two areas: it either misunderstood the nature of Supreme Court oral arguments and their transcripts, or mistook familiarity with a handful of Silicon Valley products with actual tech savviness.
This week, we look at Gen Y and the cloud, the impact of the cloud on traditional software companies and saying so long to to traditional IT procurement.
So here's the question: why haven't airlines adopted these better methods, instead sticking with what are clearly the worst methods? Everyone seems to agree that speeding up turnaround times could save airlines a tremendous amount of money. Steffen himself has estimated that faster turnaround could save the airline industry over a billion dollars. So you'd think they'd do that. But... they don't...
Quest for Infamy is a game that looks absolutely fantastic for a point & click adventure game, it mixes some old styles of play with some interesting looking combat as well.
This time it's about 'illegal monopoly' of mobile search. Google is facing a new antitrust class action lawsuit in the US over its "illegal monopoly" on internet and mobile search.
In today's open source roundup: Did Google force Android users to pay more for their phones? Plus: Google is working on Android Silver, and the controversy over Firefox 29
Men Micro has released a Rugged COM Express module that mixes a Freescale i.MX6 SoC with an Altera Cyclone IV FPGA, and supports -40 to +85°C operation.
Another success story to share with you guys today. The kind folks at bitSmith Games kindly let us know how well Ku: Shroud of the Morrigan is selling on Linux.
Weeks after the OpenSSL debacle, the question still stands: Why did so few people show up to work on such widely-used and important code? Since the problem arose, funds have flowed in to fix it at the behest of corporate giants, but before the crises, few volunteers participated. One leading open source expert has suggested a reason: licensing.