Inside Intel’s first product: the 3101 RAM chip held just 64 bits

Ken Shirriff writes: Intel’s first product was not a processor, but a memory chip: the 31011 RAM chip, released in April 1969. This chip held just 64 bits of data (equivalent to 8 letters or 16 digits) and had the steep price tag of $99.50.2 The chip’s capacity was way too small to replace core […]

Cylon.js, a JavaScript robotics framework using Node.js

Team Cylon.js has just released full support for the Intel Edison in Cylon.js their open source robotics & IoT framework: Cylon.js is a JavaScript framework for robotics and physical computing built on top of Node.js. It provides a simple, but powerful way to create solutions that incorporate multiple, different hardware devices concurrently. You can find more […]

Arduino teams with Intel to produce Galileo

Massimo Banzi has announced the latest release in the Arduino line: the Galileo. Galileo is a microcontroller board based on the Intel Quark SoC X1000 Application Processor, a 32-bit Intel Pentium-class system on a chip (datasheet — 920 page PDF.) It’s the first board based on Intel® architecture designed to be hardware and software pin-compatible […]