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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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If I can't tweet from the scope I'm going to be super disappointed +Austin Hendrix.
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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.
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New favorite C++ toy: boost::program_options.

It makes parsing command-line arguments sane in C++
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Austin- Hendrik has been trying to convince me to use gflags. It's really great for basic things, and I love that you can declare params in libraries and have them pass through to executables that use them. Unfortunately it doesn't seem you can do some fancier tricks like variable length lists of arguments and such, which I use a lot.
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Finally! Something resembling a properly turned Kalman filter.
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Yep! Odometry in red, GPS in blue, filter in green :)
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I have most of ROS running on my Jetson TK1 board. Now I just need a project for it! Thoughts?
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I'm going to install ROS on my Jetson TK1 this weekend.
Any warning to me?
This is my project:
myzharbot.robot-home.it
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The company I work for is hiring roboticists and software engineers: http://lists.ros.org/pipermail/ros-users/2015-May/069432.html
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For the truly geeky, watch xkcd's coverage of the Rosetta asteroid landing in your browser's javascript console: http://xkcd.com/#verbose
{{Title text: I need an extension for my research project because I spent all month trying to figure out whether learning Dvorak would help me type it faster.}} Time Cost [[Bar graph]] Strategy A [[Small bar]] Strategy B [[Slightly larger bar than A]] Analyzing whether strategy A or B is more ...
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Note to self: don't try to run ROS on a big-endian machine.
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After seeing the Herculean effort they went to at Cisco to maintain both big and little endian builds... yikes.
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"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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This is something I've had to train myself to do -- linking to line numbers in specific Github commits rather than a line in the the (ever-moving) current head of a branch.  Didn't know about the "y" shortcut, which will save a lot of clicks.
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Well, I guess google finally did away with the steering wheel: A First Drive
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Me too!
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