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On the 25th of August 1991, Linus Torvalds sent out his first message about a free operating system he was developing. For him it was “just a hobby” and “won’t be big and professional”, but it turned out to be way more than that. Now after 30 years, Linux is everywhere. Here are nine things that you may not know about Linux.
Tesla has revealed more details about project Dojo and its D1 Chip. With 50 billion transistors and built on a 7nm process node, the D1 is designed for the training stage of machine learning.
The D1 wasn’t the only new processor announced this month. Google has published some teaser information about the Pixel 6 and the Pixel 6 Pro, including the name of the processor they will use. It has been long rumored that Google is working on its own SoC, codenamed Whitechapel. Those rumors are true. Here is what we know so far.
PoE and PoE+ allow normal CAT5e (or above) Ethernet cables to carry power to a device so that it doesn’t need to be connected separately to the mains. Learn all about Power Over Ethernet is just 5 minutes!
- The All-Seeing “i”: Apple Just Declared War on Your Privacy – Edward Snowden talks about Apple’s plans to push a new and uniquely intrusive surveillance system out to a billion iPhones.
- CalyxOS – A De-Googled Android alternative – CalyxOS is an Android mobile operating system that puts privacy and security into the hands of everyday users.
- New UUID Formats – New time-based UUID formats which are suited for use as a database key. If you need a primer on UUIDs then check out my video The Power of 128-bit Numbers.
- Airyx – A new open-source desktop operating system that aims to provide a similar experience and compatibility with macOS on x86-64 systems.
- Lenovo exec says Snapdragon 898 GPU will be greatly upgraded.
- Why doesn’t our moon rotate – and what would happen if it started rotating suddenly?
- Google’s Fuchsia OS will soon roll out to all first-gen Nest Hubs .
- Speed Test G: Pixel 4a (5G) vs Pixel 5 vs Pixel 5a – You can be excused for thinking you have seen the Pixel 5a before because it looks a lot like the Pixel 5, which in turn looked a lot like the Pixel 4a (5G)!