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Twenty years ago, the open source movement started in Palo Alto, California, and it has continued to gather followers and gain momentum ever since. Today, some of the most recognizable names in software are open source projects. Surely you’ve heard of Wordpress, Magento, Mozilla, OpenOffice, and Linux — all are open source. What started as a response to the undue profits giant software companies were making is no longer a fringe approach to software development.…

Ask a few dozen random people about the things they cannot live without and many will immediately respond, “my smartphone!” Who would have thought that an invention could scale so quickly and become an inseparable part of our daily lives? In just over 10 years the mainstream adoption of smartphones has increased to a point that many are solely reliant on their device for news, weather, social media, hotel or restaurant reservations, online shopping, playing…

It’s no secret that robotics have changed industries vastly since their introduction into manufacturing plants over the last eighty years. General Motors, one of the leading innovators in industry robotics, introduced robots into their manufacturing facilities in 1962. Since that time, the technology has seen monumental breakthroughs in capability, efficiency, and adoption. However, we are at a pivotal stage in development where we must take a look at the current state of technology to see…