IDF 08 Pt. 2

Hello happy reader, Well, after that nondescript lunch thang, a turkey sammy, cardboard–tainted sweet and pasta salad, I headed over to meet w/the PCI folks. I sat down with Al Yanes, president and chair of the 918 member PCI-SIG, who met w/me to discuss v3 of PCIe, the Peripheral Component Interconnect Express bus. Here’s what I came away with… The spec […]

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IDF 08

Hello happy reader, I’m currently at the Intel Developer Forum…Here’s my notes so far: ▼ Opening Forum Keynote — Intel Chairman Craig Barrett • Intro’d with thoughts on making good things happen by leveraging tech. • Stressed the lack of political will in the US to fund education ▼ The first segment  featured a Wii remote hacker, Johnny […]

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LinuxWorld & NGDC

Hello happy reader, Another week, another trade show. This time it was LinuxWorld and Next Gen Data Center: it’s two, two, two shows in one…Nothing earth shaking but, I did finally get to put my paws on Bug Labs’ BUG. For the electro-geek, it’s a really exceptional tinker toy. Can’t say, however, that it will […]

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