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Scripting a super-fast points plotter for Google Earth

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I work a lot with spreadsheet tables of points in the landscape. Each point has a latitude and a longitude, in decimal degrees. If I want to check where particular points are on the map, I could import the whole table into a GIS program and then select the points of interest. But that's way too…

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US Air Force lab: robots, open source, and virtual reality

 opensource.com: Three US Air Force Research Laboratory interns are exploring how open source-powered virtual reality can help students and researchers collaborate.

The right way to fail

 opensource.com: At OSCON this year, Amye Scavarda and Leslie Hawthorn gave a talk entitled "Fear of Failing Fast: How to Avoid Sabotaging Your Success.

Enlightenment 0.19.7 Desktop Environment

 ItRunsOnLinux: The developers of the lightweight desktop environment Enlightenment (used in various Linux distributions) announced their 0.19.7 release.

Three months with a Chromebook computer

 ITworld: One user decided to use a Chromebook as his primary computing device for three months, and found that it worked extremely well for him.

Debian GNU/Linux No Longer Supports the SPARC Hardware Architecture

 softpedia: Support for the SPARC architecture has been purged from the unstable, experimental, and jessie-updates channels of the Debian GNU/Linux operating system

Mr. Robot TV Show Now Uses BackTrack Linux's Successor, Kali Linux for Hacking

 softpedia: The fifth episode of Mr. Robot showed us, Linux geeks, that the characters in the show are using Kali Linux to hack people

How to Handle Files with Scilab on Ubuntu 15.04

 HowToForge: Scilab is an OpenSource Linux software for numerical computation similar to Matlab.

Pydio: An Open Source Alternative To Dropbox

 unixmen: Having a private file server is always a best idea.

phpMyAdmin Bids SourceForge Farewell

 FOSSforce: phpMyAdmin, the popular free and open source web based tool for administering MySQL databases, has left the SourceForge building.

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