Turtlebot goes round and round
April 18, 2018
Last post, we saw what was happening in the background when the turtlebot was moving around. Now, we try to modify the behaviour programatically.
All the data between ROS and Turtlebot
April 14, 2018
Now that the turtlebot is running, it is time to explore some internals. First you need to get the setup right. ROS should be installed correctly, network configuration should be ok and burger should be able to run. In 4 different consoles, you need to run the following:
Starting with ROS and TurtleBot
April 12, 2018
Robot Operating System or ROS is a platform that you can install on linux to quickly do anything robotics related.
March 8, 2018
I have spent more than a decade in the software industry. I have worked on a variety of things in a variety of roles; software engineer, system architect, product owner and others. Some of the work I have done became successful prototypes, some are important features of interesting consumer appliances and most are definitely living somewhere out in the world. I definitely have contributed something to the world and made a few people live a lazy life (with the help of a robotic lawnmower for example). But I always have the feeling that I haven't done much.
The Implications of Technology
March 2, 2018
We may not have flying cars yet, but we have drones that can carry people (at least prototype versions). We may not have inhabited Mars yet but our real life Tony Stark is working hard on it. The energy problem is still not solved but we seem to be on the right path here. Communication technology advancements seem to continuously shrink the world and robotic advancements will definitely eliminate most jobs as we know now.
Why is it so hard to write!
December 5, 2017
The thoughts. They seem so trivial. The things. There is no surprise anymore. The people. Too hard to understand. Why has it become so hard to write!