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Harvard University just open sourced its Soft Robotics Toolkit

Harvard University and Trinity College Dublin have just launched a pioneering initiative to open source Soft Robotics Toolkit to help researchers, engineers and robotics enthusiasts to model, design, build and operate robots made from soft and flexible materials.

Their mission as stated int heir official news blog is:

Using principles drawn from conventional rigid robot design, but working with pliable materials, engineers are pioneering the use of soft robotics for assisting in a wide variety of tasks such as physical therapy, minimally invasive surgery, and search and rescue operations in dangerous environments.

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Higher Demand for Linux Talent

A recent survey by Dice and Linux Foundation reveals that life for a Linux Professional has never been better. There is more demand for this hard to find talent resulting in higher than average salaries and perks.

The jobs for Linux professionals are not just for System Administration of Linux powered servers. Rather there is now a growing demand for software coders, Data Center Management including Cloud computing, e-commerce businesses and software programmers for embedded systems.

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