September 2017, “Staff Pick” Project of the Month – gnuplot

For our September “Staff Pick” Project of the Month, we chose gnuplot, a portable, multi-platform, command-line driven graphing utility. Gnuplot is a famous scientific plotting package that features 2D and 3D plotting, interactive input or script-driven options, and a large set of scripted examples. It also supports many different types …

3 industries relying on Apache Kafka

Apache Kafka is a distributed publish-subscribe messaging system designed to be fast, scalable, and durable. It provides a unified, high-throughput, low-latency platform for handling real-time data feeds and has a storage layer that is essentially a massively scalable pub/sub message queue architected as a distributed transaction log. That architecture makes …

Recording live presentations, Part 3: Recording and troubleshooting

This three-part series explains how to use open source Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) video-recording software and easily available hardware and tools to record live presentations at meetings and conferences. Part 1 explained the hardware and physical setup required to record live presentations, and part 2 described the software setup. Now it’s time to …

Museum Installs Fort Wayne Treaty of 1809 in Exhibition “Nation to Nation”

Treaty Terms Fueled Tecumseh’s Movement to Halt U.S. Western Expansion September 8, 2017 The Treaty with the Potawatomi, 1809, also known as the second treaty of Fort Wayne, will be the seventh original treaty to go on display at the National Museum of the American Indian in the exhibition “Nation …