Tag Archives: Linus Torvalds

07Nov/21

Linux Foundation’s Open Source Climate Welcomes Airbus, EY and Red Hat

The Linux Foundation’s OS-Climate has announced that Airbus and EY have joined its cross-industry coalition seeking to accelerate the global transition to net zero through open data and open source decision-making tools for companies, investors, banks, and regulators. This follows the news in September that Red Hat (an IBM company) had joined and is contributing a world-class team of data scientists and developers to build the OS-Climate platform. Also announced is Airbus’ contribution of a scenario analysis modeling platform to analyze the clean energy transition. Continue reading

22Mar/21

IBM Launches Fourth Annual Call for Code Global Challenge to Tackle Existential Threat of Climate Change

Together with Call for Code Creator David Clark Cause, Charitable Partner United Nations Human Rights, and the Linux Foundation, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the launch of the 2021 Call for Code Global Challenge. This year’s competition invites the world’s software developers and innovators to combat climate change with open source-powered technology. Continue reading

20Jul/20

Tech Leaders and Health Authorities from Around the Globe Collaborate to Combat COVID-19

he Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today launched a new initiative to use open source technologies to help public health authorities (PHAs) around the world combat COVID-19 and future epidemics. The new Linux Foundation Public Health (LFPH) initiative is launching with seven Premier members – Cisco, doc.ai, Geometer, IBM, NearForm, Tencent, and VMware – and two hosted exposure notifications projects, COVID ShieldTM and COVID GreenTM, which are currently being deployed in Canada, Ireland, and several U.S. states. Read more

11May/15

Intelligent Drive on the Mercedes-Benz S 500

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Mercedes design is not everything…

Self driving assistants analyse their environments 1000 times a second, identify objects in their 3D position and velocity at a centimetre accuracy, shoveling gigabytes per second through sophisticated algorithms for finally being able to take the correct decisions: Safety first!

Here is how it works: https://youtu.be/bCxgqn8_Ax4

And if you carefully look at that notebook, you will recognize a Linux distribution, based on Debian/Ubuntu. Software: #OpenCV.

Buy now! Have fun!