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Autonomy and Robotic Advancement

A few months ago on the Robotics Virtual Trade Show in my presentation I spoke about the evolution of robotic systems.  One thing I predicted was as time goes on, robots will become more independent and autonomous, performing more of the work humans and mainframe-style systems have traditionally performed.  Among the robots I talked about were robots similar to NASA's Stardust…

Quit bugging me: what tool to use?

When you're debugging a process, or a system, you never can be sure were it will lead you.  Sometimes you need special tools to find out what's happened.  Sometimes you just need a little extra visibility into the system. When you have a specific bit of code that runs, and that bit of code always fails the same way, you're…

Do you design flight software?

Normally I don't like this blog to sound like a marketing microphone, BUT... once in a while something comes along that's Worth It.  I'll keep it short and sweet.Next month, Larry Kinnan will be running a web presentation about how VxWorks 653 OS is used in the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.   Click here for more information. I've learned a lot from Larry…