Archive for September 2023

GNU at 40

GNU project turned 40 years old few days ago. GNU turns 40: Stallman’s baby still not ready for prime time, but hey, there’s cake It turned the software industry upside down regardless Happy birthday to GNU. On September 27, there will be events in both the US and Switzerland to celebrate the 40th anniversary

Raspberry Pi 5

Raspberry Pi 5 has been released! Raspberry Pi 5 is a higher-performance computer than Raspberry Pi 4. It promises to offer 2–3× the speed of the previous generation. The new board features silicon designed in‑house for the best possible performance. Raspberry Pi features a new quad core 2.4 GHz Cortex-A76 Arm CPU (in BCM2712 SoC),

15 Years of Android

Here is one interesting article on Android smart phone history: The first Android is 15 years old, and it is the opposite of everything we want in a smartphone today The HTC Dream / T-Mobile G1 is fifteen years old as of September 23. This first Android phone was launched in 2008 as the

Computer history: Modems

A modem, short for “modulator-demodulator,” is a device that converts digital data from a computer or other digital device into an analog signal that can be transmitted over analog communication lines, such as a telephone line. The term Modem Definition is an acronym for modulator-demodulator. The primary modem function is to convert digital data into

Friday Fun: Mixer abuse

Behringer X32 mixer abuse video X32 Fader Abuse (#1 @ Assembly 2017 wild demo compo) “Real wild” is a category of realtime demos for strange platforms and hardware that don’t fit any of the standard categories (like PC, 4k, oldschool etc). Basically a fun “everything else” category. Here’s a bit of explanation about the

The History of IoT Security

There’s a significant danger that the rapid pace of IoT advancement is potentially outstripping the development of the IoT security infrastructure. The Internet of Things may sound like a recent phenomenon but its roots can be traced back to the 19th Century. In fact, the concept of connected devices dates back to 1832. Read more