Author: Andrew Back

Andrew Back has in excess of 20 years industry experience that spans IT infrastructure, telecommunications and electronics, and covering R&D through to architecture, strategy and governance.

Building a RISC-V PC

How we assembled a RISC-V desktop computer. (video at the bottom of this post.) While it’s clear that the most significant opportunities for RISC-V will be in democratising custom silicon for accelerating specific tasks and enabling new applications — and it’s already driving a renaissance in novel computer architectures, for… Read More

Wuthering Bytes 2017 Festival Day Video

Wuthering Bytes 2017 Festival Day uploaded to YouTube. We’re pleased to announce that video from the following talks has now been edited and uploaded to YouTube: Build communities, not products — Ian Drysdale Balancing the very hot and the very cold – how do you keep something “just right” in… Read More

Osmocom Conference 2018 CfP

Talk submissions are sought for annual conference of family of projects for open source mobile communications. The venerable Osmocom family of open source projects span technologies ranging from GNU Radio blocks that support a variety of hardware platforms, to TETRA and GEO Mobile Radio implementations, through to 2, 2.5… Read More