Which open source projects can users trust? That's a question the Linux Foundation hopes to help answer by the introduction of "badges" from the Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) project, which recognize open source platforms deemed to be safe and stable.
Taking the age-old fight of man versus robots to the next level, the German sportswear maker Puma has unveiled a robot called BeatBot. This running robot has been developed to give a tough fight to the athletes and to train them for better performance.
Piote’s open source battery-powered “BreadBro” combines Arduino built-in circuitry with a breadboard, guide cards, and curriculum to help teach STEM skills.
Austin, Texas based Piote has so far more than tripled its modest $1,000 Kickstarter goals for its BreadBro Arduino clone. Packages are available through May 30 starting at $50, with starter kit and classroom pack versions running into the hundreds of dollars. Shipments are expected by Aug. 1.