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Females In Robotics

Posted by Chris Wellens /

This letter is a response to Tom Green’s article in the June 5, 2015 edition of Robotics Business Review: “Why are Too Few Females in Robotics? Could it Be the Robots?”

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IPv6 Ready Logo Program

IPv6 Ready Logo Program IWL Maxwell IPv6 Tests
Basic RFC Conformance Advanced IPv6 Conformance
Basic Interoperability Advanced Interoperability
Community Support Commercial Support
No Software Development (1) Ongoing Software Development
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Degrading the Network at the DARPA Robotics Finals

Posted by Lisa Patel /

View from the Network Operations Center During the DARPA Robotics Finals

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IWL's Maxwell Pro At DARPA Robotics Challenge Test Bed

Posted by Lisa Patel /

Key issues: robots’ handling of burst traffic, port numbers, and bandwidth limitation

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Quick Review Of Dell Precision M3800 With Ubuntu Linux

Posted by Lisa Patel /

IWL Goes Shopping for a 4K Laptop – Checks out Dell Precision M3800

I’ve been looking for a new laptop for a while.

My old machine is a Lenovo T500 running Fedora 20 Linux. It is a wonderful machine, but it is getting old and dim. I’ve replaced the hard drive several times, the battery is on i...

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Fedora 16 NFS Issue

Posted by Lisa Patel /

Here at IWL, we use Fedora Linux rather heavily.

Recently we noticed a problem with Fedora 16 that caused us a lot of trouble. So we though it might be a good idea to make a public note of what happened and how we solved it.

The system in question is Fedora 16. Generally we use the 64-bit versio...

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The ground breaking FCC ruling on Net Neutrality has continued to stir the debate on whether corporations or the government should be in charge of regulating the use of the internet. Last week The Wall Street Journal published an article by Holman W. Jenkins: The Gigabit Distraction. This article m...

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IWL Quarterly Update: Winter 2015

Posted by Lisa Patel /

staging-drc-robot

IWL products were selected for the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals in Pomona, CA in June 2015.

DARPA announced in June 2014, that the DRC Finals would have a different structure than the Trials. In particular, Communications will be further degraded and intermittent forcing the robots to act mor...

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IWL Quarterly Update: Spring 2015

Posted by Lisa Patel /

We have had an exciting Spring! There is so much more in the works! Read on to see our latest news and events.

Chris Wellens on Testing Communications

Testing Communications in the Connected Car

On May 12, 2015 IWL’s CEO Chris Wellens presented to the Silicon Valley Automotive Open Source Meetup on the campus of Mentor Graphics to...

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Microsoft and Google disagree about the mechanics, reporting, and resolution of bug disclosures. They are not the only ones with this disagreement. According to Ars Technica, the security community has two schools of thought on this issue:

(1) Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure (CVD)

Flaws a...

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PCI Compliance = Poor Security

Posted by Lisa Patel /

Wired‘s recent article on “The 10 Biggest Bank Card Hacks” discussed the role of PCI Compliance. PCI is the Payment Card Industry security standard introduced in 2005. Even though the companies involved in these breaches were “certified PCI compliant”, multiple times, the breaches still occ...

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