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Parallella now has eyes

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A couple of months ago we announced a bounty to the first person that successfully mates the Raspberry Pi camera module to the Parallella board. More information on the bounty can be found HERE. It doesn’t surprise me that hacker extraordinaire Sylvain Munaut has now claimed 3/4th of the bounty. There isn’t much he can’t accomplish when he sets his…

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Parallella @ HotChips, DARPA: (Wait What?), HPEC …

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I have a few Parallella related presentations coming up over the next few months. Send me a note if you want to meet up at these events! Cheers, Andreas HotChips: Cupertino, CA, Sunday-Tuesday, August 23-25, 2015. Session: Implementing Software Defined Radio on the Parallella   DARPA: Wait, what? (St Louis, Sept 9-11, 2015) Session: “Technology By the People, For the People”   IEEE High…

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A letter to PAL developers

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(email sent to PAL developer list) ———– Hi all, I hope everyone is having a great summer. This email is going out to the 32 developers who have put significant time into PAL so far. Pretty incredible how much the library has progressed in the last month! Ola has put together some scripts and bench-mark code to show where the…

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A beginner’s guide to git and GitHub

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The goal of this guide is to get you through your first code contribution to an open source project. The Parallel Architectures Library (PAL) will be used as the example. (“git” is a distributed revision control system started by Linus Torvald in 2005. GitHub is a startup that offers Git repository hosting service.)  Step #1: Set up a GitHub account Free for all open development (private…

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New collection of Parallella/Epiphany tutorials now available

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Technical Musings is a transcribed collection of the teaching materials I developed over the last year to assist my students in learning about the Parallella and Epiphany architecture. It contains a series of tutorials and walk-throughs for first-time users of the Parallella. Posts include: Setting up your Parallella Using SSH with your Parallella Overview of the Epiphany Architecture Walk-throughs of…

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$99 Parallella Fire Sale

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  Those of you that know me well understand that optimism is probably simultaneously my biggest strength and biggest weakness.:-) Without eternal optimism there is no way I would have kept going with Adapteva for 7 years. Unfortunately, optimism has also caused me all kinds of pain: over-committing on schedules, aggressive pricing, and over estimated market demand. By most standards the…

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