is the home for all Google’s open source projects, more than 2000 projects listed here.
To quench the hunger of people waiting in between stable releases for testing their hardware features and software improvements, Linus Torvalds himself has implemented the concept of Mainline Kernel that will be in between prepatch(RC-Release candidates) and the stable releases that can be considered short term stable releases for testing.
This will last for 2-3 months before it moves to stable one, for now 4.10 is considered to be in that mode!. More about this in the Kernel releases page.
Adding CLI capabilities to Python is ‘Fire’ from Google team. Check out more here.
Useful to directly getting the data from command line to variables and make the code more readable also apart from reasons mentioned in blog.
In the keynote address at HIMSS17 last week, IBM CEO mentioned three goals that should drive efforts on Deep learning and AI solution development:
1 Augment people and not replace
2 How and who trained the data, what was Business value that drove that.
3 New Collar jobs, data driven workforce.
Sounds common for other areas too!
Intel’s Xeon E7-8894 v4 is mega server chip with 24 cores, 60MB of cache and a max clock frequency of 3.4GHz!. Cost : $8,898 per chip!.
Next one is Xeon E7-8890 v4, which is priced at $7,174, more here.
Asus has released a mini PC that is better in specifications for video rendering than Raspberry PI 3, a better Video ‘Pi’ for gaming and movie buffs!.
Comparison of Raspberry PI and Asus Tinkerboard is given below:
|Raspberry Pi 3||Asus Tinker board|
|Chip||Broadcom BCM2837 64-bit system-on-chip with four ARM Cortex-A53, 1.2 GHZ||quad-core, 1.8GHz Rockchip RK3288 SoC|
|GPU||Broadcom VideoCore IV||Mali-T674|
|RAM||1GB LPDDR2 (900MHz)||2GB|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth 4.1 Classic, Bluetooth Low Energy||Bluetooth 4.0|
|USB||4 USB 2.0||4 USB 2.0|
|HDMI||1 HDMI out||1 HDMI Out|
|Wi-fi||2.4GHz 802.11n||802.11 b/g/n|
|GPIO||40 port||40 port, 28 pin GPIO|
|Video||1080p video/60 fps||4K video – H.265 decoding|