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Scripting a super-fast points plotter for Google Earth


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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The evolution of the big data platform at Netflix We caught up with Netflix's Eva Tse to get a bit of a background on her, Netflix, and how open source is being used to improve its services.

Is Google the New Microsoft?

 FOSSforce: My guess is that the company poised to win the most-hated-in-free-tech prize is Google. Yeah, Google

Red Hat CEO Applies Open-Source Principles to Management [VIDEO]

Datamation: Jim Whitehurst, CEO of Red Hat, discusses his book The Open Organization.

Yawls: Let Your Webcam Adjust Your Laptop Screen Brightness in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Noobslab: Yawls stands for Yet Another Webcam Light Sensor

SAP CTO: Complexity breeds shadow IT

 EnterprisersProject: After years of talk about business-IT alignment, users are still circumventing IT departments to find technology solutions on their own.

Tech Comics: Health Wearables And Your Doc

 Datamation: Exactly how useful is your smartwatch?

Autojump: An Advanced cd? Command to Quickly Navigate Linux Filesystem

 tecmint: Those Linux users who mainly work with Linux command Line via console/terminal feels the real power of Linux.

OpenDaylight Lithium Release Debuts [VIDEO]

EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: Chris Wright, Technical Director of SDN at Red Hat discusses the new OpenDaylight release.

Red Hat Enterpise Linux for ARM reaches Closed Beta

inquirer: RHELA will be a relation of, but not identical to, the x86 version, with most features intact and working on 64-bit ARMv8-A chips, most importantly to a common standard, which as ever with Red Hat is the goal. Latest Articles

Portal Stories: Mel, A Free Standalone Portal 2 Mod Released On Steam

A free standalone(-ish, I'll talk about that a bit later) Portal 2 mod called Portal Stories: Mel has been released on Steam. So those who want more…

Tabletop Simulator Review - My Thoughts On Rolling Digital Dice

“What's the deal with all these simulator games?” Stand up jokes aside, I often catch myself asking some variant of that question…

Unity Editor For Linux In Progress, Experimental Build Could Come Soon

It was heavily requested, and a Unity developer has written a blog post giving us a lot more insight into what’s going on.QuoteAt Unite Europe…

Pillars Of Eternity 2.0 & Expansions Announced, Looking Great

Pillars Of Eternity looks to be solving issues I had with it, and then some with the 2.0 release and expansion. First of all, here's a look at the…

SMACH Zero, A SteamOS Handheld Official Specifications Revealed

SMACH Zero previously known as the SteamBoy has revealed the specifications it should be releasing with. I am still extremely sceptical that it will…

Arcade Brawler 'Kung Fury: Street Rage' Available On Steam For Linux

Street Rage is the video game tie-in to the 80s style action comedy flick Kung Fury, which was funded on Kickstarter last year. The movie is an over…

Distance Is The Racing Game I Never Knew I Wanted On Linux, Some Thoughts & Video

Distance is a beautiful neon survival racer that I finally had a chance to play, and what I found really did surprise me.About the game (Official)…

Gameplay Trailer Released For Upcoming Co-Op Platformer Shift Happens

Shift Happens is a co-op platformer in development built around the concept of shifting mass between two player characters, and it promises a…

Developer Of Limit Theory Has Returned After Months Of Silence

Some of you might remember this open, procedurally generated space exploration / exploitation game that was kickstarted in late 2012. The project has…

Oil Enterprise Strategy Game In Early Access For Linux Gamers

Oil Enterprise is a business simulation that has been available in steam Early Access for about a month and it has been available for Linux from…

VoidExpanse Space RPG Major Updates & It Now Uses Correct Linux Data Structure

VoidExpanse is a good looking and fun space RPG game from AtomicTorch Studio. It has recently been through some major updates, and they finally…

It's Livestream Night, Come Join The Friday Livestream At 5 PM UTC! [Highlights Added!]

Last week I was on summer cottage and was unable to broadcast but this week it will be different! Namely, I'm at home and I actually have a reliable…

The Wine Development Release 1.7.46 Is Now Available

Wine team released today another development release of their software. Version 1.7.46 have many small changes including 67 bugfixes. A new issue of…

Looks Like STAR WARS Knights Of The Old Republic II - The Sith Lords Is Coming To Linux

Well I do love SteamDB, as it appears STAR WARS™ Knights of the Old Republic™ II - The Sith Lords™ has a Linux icon added, so it…

Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Evolved On Linux, Here’s What I Think

Geometry Wars 3 has been out on Linux for a while now, but sadly it was left outdated for too long with issues. The update is out, so how is the game…