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Learn Web Programming on Raspberry Pi »

Coder is a free, open source project that turns a Raspberry Pi into a simple platform that educators and parents can use to teach the basics of building for the web. New coders can craft small projects in HTML, CSS, and Javascript, right from the web browser. Coder is designed for creating, editing, and running [...]

Tor Open Network »

Tor is a network of virtual tunnels that allows people and groups to improve their privacy and security on the Internet. It also enables software developers to create new communication tools with built-in privacy features. Tor provides the foundation for a range of applications that allow organizations and individuals to share information over public networks [...]

Wave Bubble–Open Source GPS Jammer »

Wave Bubble: a self-tuning, wide-bandwidth portable RF jammer. The device is lightweight and small for easy camouflaging: it is the size of a pack of cigarettes. An internal lithium-ion battery provides up to 2 hours of jamming (two bands, such as cell) or 4 hours (single band, such as cordless phone, GPS, WiFi, bluetooth, etc). [...]

Project Sentry Gun »

This project guides you on how to build a sentry gun which autonomously tracks, aims, and shoots at targets, using: An airsoft or paintball gun A webcam to find targets A computer to process the video feed and aim the gun Servo motors to physically aim the gun and squeeze the trigger A sturdy tripod [...]

How to View a MMS File »

You can use MessagingToolkit SMS/MMS Library to send and receive SMS and MMS. When you use the library to receive MMS, the messages are saved with a .mms extension. To view the message you can use the demo program bundled with MessagingToolkit MMS Library. Below is a screenshot of the application.   Alternatively, if you [...]

Creating Cross Stitch and Knitting Schemes from Images »

Scheme Maker is an application designed to enable you to create cross-stitch and knitting schemes from images and photos. While working with a scheme this tool will allow you: Determine the number of cells in width and in height; Detect color for every cell using some algorithms; Lessen the number of colors of the scheme [...]

Free Space Simulation Software »

Celestia is a free space simulation that lets you explore our universe in three dimensions. Celestia runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X.

DOSBox – Open Source DOS Emulator »

DOSBox emulates an Intel x86 PC, complete with sound, graphics, mouse, joystick, modem, etc., necessary for running many old MS-DOS games that simply cannot be run on modern PCs and operating systems, such as Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, Linux and FreeBSD. However, it is not restricted to running only games. In theory, any MS-DOS [...]

Build a Open Source Helicopter Autopilot »

You can find the English language source code for a fully functional helicopter autopilot that you can download without paying for. You need to be an expert in PIC assembly, electronics, & the VicaCopter source code to actually get it to work, but this is actual source code flying our autonomous VTOL aircraft, not an [...]

Build a Geek House »

Software from the book Geek House, published by Wiley, written by the authors of PC Toys. Project code is for a bar code inventory, security monitoring, a recipe database, a barbeque controller, and a soil moisture driven sprinkler controller. The code is available at http://sourceforge.net/projects/geekhouse/

ScummVM »

ScummVM is a program which allows you to run certain classic graphical point-and-click adventure games, provided you already have their data files. The clever part about this: ScummVM just replaces the executables shipped with the games, allowing you to play them on systems for which they were never designed! Some of the adventures ScummVM supports [...]

NASA World Wind »

World Wind lets you zoom from satellite altitude into any place on Earth. Leveraging Landsat satellite imagery and Shuttle Radar Topography Mission data, World Wind lets you experience Earth terrain in visually rich 3D, just as if you were really there. Virtually visit any place in the world. Look across the Andes, into the Grand [...]

How Large Websites Work »

Digg Digg is running on the followings Caching (Memcache) Distributed file system (MogileFS) Monitoring (Nagios) Asynchronous Processing (Gearman) To know more about the architecture, you can read the followings How Digg works Digg Database Architecture High Scalability – Digg Architecture   eBay Existing eBay website is built using Java. There is a good presentation on [...]

Solar System Modeling »

The Solar Model is realtime modeling of solar system. It allows user to navigate in space, to control time counting (speed-up time flow) and estimate real movement of space bodies like planets, dwarf planets and moons; estimate its nowadays positions in space. You may select two possible views: Solar System view or Milky Way galaxy [...]

Open Source GIS »

GRASS (Geographic Resources Analysis Support System) is a Geographic Information System (GIS) used for geospatial data management and analysis, image processing, graphics/maps production, spatial modeling, and visualization. GRASS is currently used in academic and commercial settings around the world, as well as by many governmental agencies and environmental consulting companies. GRASS is official project of [...]

Open Source Robotics »

Personal Robotics program is a collaboration between Willow Garage, Stanford University, and other academics institutions to create an open-source codebase and freely available hardware platform for mobile manipulation. The vision is that hardware and software platform for Personal Robotics – robots that do tasks for humans in human environments – will enable breakthrough robotics applications, [...]

Processing: Language for Images, Animation and Interactions »

Processing is an open source programming language and environment for people who want to program images, animation, and interactions. It is used by students, artists, designers, researchers, and hobbyists for learning, prototyping, and production. It is created to teach fundamentals of computer programming within a visual context and to serve as a software sketchbook and [...]

Visualize and Research Your Own Data »

This is interesting.. You can now upload your own data set and create data visualization with Many Eyes The heart of Many Eyes is a collection of data visualizations. On Many Eyes you can: View and discuss visualizations View and discuss data sets Create visualizations from existing data sets Rate data sets and visualizations Upload [...]

Acid2 Test for Web Browser »

Acid2 is a test page published and promoted by the Web Standards Project to identify web page rendering flaws in web browsers and other applications that render HTML. Acid2 tests aspects of HTML markup, CSS styling, PNG images, and data URIs. It should render correctly on any application that follows the World Wide Web Consortium [...]

Google Chrome: A Google Web Browser »

Google is going to release a beta version of its own web browser, Chrome. There is a comic book on it here. From the Google website, it will be available for beta download starting 2 September 2008.