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One out of a great series of articles on H-bridge design and control:

The first project I'm using C++11 on is a microcontroller. Because that's how I roll.

The company I work for is hiring roboticists and software engineers:

I'm shopping for electronics lab equipment, and all of the new equipment comes with web interfaces and iPad apps. Even the power supplies. Kids these days are so spoiled.

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For the truly geeky, watch xkcd's coverage of the Rosetta asteroid landing in your browser's javascript console:

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Interesting talk on choosing the right data structures in C++: CppCon 2014: Chandler Carruth "Efficiency with Algorithms, Performance with Data Structures" . The bottom line is that std::list and std::map are slow.

Makes me wonder if I should go off and implement my own associative data structure.

Note to self: don't try to run ROS on a big-endian machine.

New favorite C++ toy: boost::program_options.

It makes parsing command-line arguments sane in C++

"Robotics - you have to know what you're doing, otherwise it's just a motor attached to a potato" - +William Woodall 
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