GCompris is an educational software suite with numerous activities for children aged 2 to 10. Some of the activities are game-orientated, but nonetheless still educational. These include computer discovery (keyboard, mouse, different mouse gestures), algebra (table memory, enumeration, double entry table, mirror image), science (the canal lock, the water cycle, the submarine, electric simulation), geography (place the country on the map), games (chess, memory, connect 4, oware, sudoku), reading practice, and others (learn to tell time, puzzles of famous paintings, vector drawing, cartoon making, etc.). It currently offers in excess of 100 activities, and more are being developed.
EO is a template-based, ANSI-C++ evolutionary computation library that helps you to write your own stochastic optimization algorithms quickly. Evolutionary algorithms form a family of algorithms inspired by the theory of evolution, and solve various problems. They evolve a set of solutions to a given problem in order to produce the best results. These are stochastic algorithms because they iteratively use random processes. The vast majority of these methods are used to solve optimization problems, and may be also called "metaheuristics". They are also ranked among computational intelligence methods, a domain close to artificial intelligence. With the help of EO, you can easily design evolutionary algorithms that will find solutions to virtually all kind of hard optimization problems, from continuous to combinatorial ones.
pySimpleQuiz lets you define a simple online quiz just by writing a very simple plain text file. The file consist of questions, answer choices, and some strings you can translate for the quiz to speak your language. A quiz consists of multiple questions each having multiple selections, from which the user has to pick the right one. After the answers are given, a score and correct answers are provided for the user. The score and the person who did the quiz are logged and one user can take the quiz only once. It does not require installation, XML, a database, a Web server, or any HTML skills.
schwinn810 allows you to extract data (tracks, laps, points, and waypoints) from a Schwinn 810 GPS sport watch with a heart rate monitor. It can optionally feed points to gpsbabel to convert data into other formats like TCX, GPX, and KML. A standalone converter for TCX with split-lap and heart rate data is provided. It should work on any platform as long as there is a driver for the CP2102 USB-UART bridge from SiLabs and python-serial.
springclean is a command line tool for cleaning up log files. It can select files based on name (exact or regex), age, or a combination of both. You can preview changes, and confirm before running each action. For each action you can find how much disk space has been freed, compress, move to another directory or remove your files, and create an audit trail with syslog.