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Tomeu Vizoso
Works at Collabora Ltd.
Attended Universitat de les Illes Balears
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  • Collabora Ltd.
    Principal Software Engineer, 2010 - present
  • One Laptop Per Child
    Software Analyst, 2006 - 2008
  • Sugar Labs
    Technical Lead, 2008 - 2010
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  • Universitat de les Illes Balears
    Software Engineering, 1997 - 2001
  • Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
    Software Engineering, 2001 - 2006
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We have eclipsed 300 boots per merge, and it's only just the beginning. A big thanks to all our supporters!
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The Tegra-based Chromebooks get close, but more RAM, faster CPU and a Thinkpad-style chassis would get it right there. Oh! And an open driver for the video decoder.
 
ARM64 Open Laptop Project by Vero Apparatus http://vero-apparatus.com is trying to design the worlds most powerful ARM Powered Laptop, powerful enough for software developers at Linaro to use ARM Laptops for their ARM related software development. The open source hardware and software will address the concerns that many people have about proprietary products, and provide the most transparent assurances about absence of security vulnerabilities.

The ARM64 Open Laptop concept was announced in an ad hoc session at DebConf 2014 in Portland, Oregon, where over a dozen interested developers gathered at fairly short notice. They approved the concept and decided on some of the things to do next. See the slides of the presentation: http://wiki.vero-apparatus.com/ARM64OpenLaptopConcept?action=AttachFile&do=view&target=Vero+Apparatus+-+ARM64+Laptop+concept+-+Debconf14.odp

The idea is to produce a small quantity (say 100) of replacement motherboards physically compatible with a laptop model that is already popular with developers. Lenovo or HP might have suitable chassis models. The Lenovo X220 is a good candidate but Vero Apparatus is open to alternative proposals. The design will re-use an existing case, SATA drive, display, battery, keyboard, touchpad, webcam, speaker and microphone to reduce development cost.

The main processor will probably be an AMD Opteron A1100 system-on-chip code named "Seattle". In short, this has four or eight 64-bit Cortex-A57 cores, supports up to 128GB RAM, SATA and LAN. Being a server chip it lacks video, audio and USB, so either those must be added to the motherboard or another, more versatile chip must come along soon. Hardware choices will opt for longer battery life rather than 3D graphics performance.

Debian GNU/Linux is the default OS and distribution choice but Open Source implies freedom for the user. UEFI is the preferred firmware architecture, realistically in the form of Tianocore EDK2.

http://armdevices.net/2015/03/26/arm64-open-laptop-project-by-vero-apparatus/
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A cartoonist reflects on the subtle racism of shifting skin tones in a Marvel comic
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very interessant
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The Chromium OS open-source project benefits a lot from other projects¹ and the chromium team loves to contribute back to the open-source community whenever it can.

One example among others is the latest stable release of BlueZ, the official Linux Bluetooth library² which features several enhancements to the GATT protocol stack committed by the chromium team.
This will hopefully improve Bluetooth Low Energy support on all Linux-based devices including Chromebooks.

¹ https://chromium.googlesource.com/ ² http://www.bluez.org/

Source: http://www.bluez.org/release-of-bluez-5-28/
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Would like to think that the thousands that signed the petition realize that they themselves are investing every day in increased carbon emissions.

“But while it would be nice for the Gates Foundation and Wellcome Trust to divest their investments, I do not feel that we hold ourselves to the same standard,” said Peter Agre, a Nobel laureate and director of Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute in Maryland.
Laureates including former Wellcome Trust employee Sir John Sulston argue that fossil fuel investments by charities conflict with their aims of improving public health
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At the very least, it's very cute :)
Ink, Bits & Pixels (formerly The Digital Reader) recently tracked down some interesting information regarding One Laptop Per Child’s (OLPC) Australian partner, One Education. While the company confirms the XO Infinity is underway, less officially, the device appears to be a laptop/tablet hybrid with modular components. One Education has a page dedicated to registering for upcoming …
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