Tags: Hardware

Hands On With the First Open Source Microcontroller

2016 was a great year for Open Hardware. The Open Source Hardware Association released their certification program, and late in the year, a fe pleasew silicon wizards met in Mountain View to show off the latest happenings in the RISC-V instruction set architecture. The RISC-V ISA is completely...
Read 0 Comments

What's the Future of Data Storage?

Storage planning today means investing in an ecosystem that supports multiple technologies. The winning vendors will create integrated delivery models that obviate the differences between particular technologies.  What’s the future of storage? Is it internal server-based/software-defined?...
Read 0 Comments

Endless Is Bringing its Cheap, User-Friendly Linux PCs to the US

The dream of a Linux computer for normal humans is relatively dead. Sure, Google put Linux in billions of hands and homes with Android and Chrome OS, but neither OS is very much like the desktop Linux flavors well-meaning open-source developers have been crafting for decades. A company called...
Read 0 Comments

Expect Deeper and Cheaper Machine Learning

Supercharged hardware will speed up deep learning in everything from tiny devices to massive data centers. Last March, Google’s computers roundly beat the world-class Go champion Lee Sedol, marking a milestone in artificial intelligence. The winning computer program, created by researchers at...
Read 0 Comments

In-Memory Computing for HPC

This is the first entry in an insideHPC series that delves into in-memory computing and the designs, hardware and software behind it. This series, compiled in a complete Guide available here,  also covers five ways in-memory computing can save money and improve TCO.  To achieve high performance,...
Read 0 Comments

A Chip to Protect the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things offers the promise of all sorts of nifty gadgets, but each connected device is also a tempting target for hackers. As recent cybersecurity incidents have shown, IoT devices can be harnessed to wreak havoc or compromise the privacy of their owners. So Microchip Technology and...
Read 0 Comments

Debian-Based Raspbian GNU/Linux OS with PIXEL Desktop Out Now for PC and Mac

Raspberry Pi Founder Eben Upton proudly announced the availability of the Debian-based Raspbian GNU/Linux distribution with the recently introduced PIXEL desktop environment for PC and Mac. As you might be aware of, Raspbian is the official Linux-based operating system for Raspberry Pi single-board...
Read 0 Comments

Tuning OpenStack Hardware for the Enterprise

As a cloud management framework OpenStack thus far been limited to the province of telecommunications carriers and providers of Web-scale services that have plenty of engineering talent to throw at managing one of the most ambitious open source projects there is. In contrast, adoption of OpenStack...
Read 0 Comments

Open Source and the Software Supply Chain

Grasping the nuances of hardware supply chains and their management is straightforward—you essentially are tracking moving boxes. Managing something as esoteric as resources for building software with a variety of contributions made by the open source community is more amorphic. When thinking about...
Read 0 Comments

rasp-pi-media-center.jpg

Raspberry Pi media
This tutorial shows how to build an inexpensive Plex Media Player using Raspberry Pi 3 and RasPlex.

Turn Raspberry Pi 3 Into a Powerful Media Player With RasPlex

I have hundreds of movies, TV shows and music that I have bought over the years. They all reside on my Plex Media Server. Just like books, I tend to buy these works and watch them once in awhile, instead of relying on "streaming" services like Netflix where content isn’t always available forever....
Read 1 Comments

Pages

Click Here!