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In this week’s Embedded.fm episode, we ran across some communication and spoken language issues. This reminded me of the incredible information download I got from Ken Lunde, author of CJKV Information Processing, on Episode 26.   I subsequently put together a presentation about device internationalization. It being a somewhat dry subject, I attempted to spice up the lecture with pictures of cats. My audience was mixed on their feelings about the cats but it amused me enormously. ...
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RTOSs and Brownies

Posted by chriswhite Mar 24, 2015
Posted by Elecia White.   On episode 93 of the Embedded.fm show, we were joined by Joel Sherrill, the lead on the Real Time Executive Multiprocessor System (RTEMS) project.   RTEMS  is a real-time operating system. To be more specific, it is a POSIX-compliant single process, multi-threaded operating system. On the show, we discussed choosing an RTOS for embedded systems, making sure to touch on determinism and latency. We also talked about the less common features such as symm ...
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Make Anything

Posted by chriswhite Mar 17, 2015
The Linker is a blog from Christopher White and Elecia White, hosts and creators of the weekly embedded.fm podcast. The Linker discusses embedded software and hardware engineering, education, and entrepreneurship. The goal is to dive deeper into the tangential topics brought up during the show. This post was written by Christopher White. To hardware engineers, this must seem like a time of wonders. As a software developer, I don’t have a lot of exposure to Open Source Hardwar ...
The Linker is a new blog from Christopher White and Elecia White, hosts and creators of the weekly embedded.fm podcast. The Linker discusses embedded software and hardware engineering, education, and entrepreneurship. The goal is to dive deeper into the tangential topics brought up during the show. This one with written by Elecia.   Sophi Kravitz is a Mythical Creature. She writes an element14 blog but always about other people so you might not have realized her fabled status. Normally an ...
The Linker is a new blog from Christopher White and Elecia White, hosts and creators of the weekly embedded.fm podcast. The Linker discusses embedded software and hardware engineering, education, and entrepreneurship. The goal is to dive deeper into the tangential topics brought up during the show.   On Embedded.fm episode 90, guest Tod Kurt of ThingM (“thing-um”) took us on an exploration of that most critical piece of all embedded systems: the blinking light.   Tod ...