Chip Hack: FPGA programming for beginners

Jeremy Bennett

Powerful FPGA development boards are now easily within the price range of the hobbyist. The Terasic DE0-Nano is around £65/$100, yet capable of running a complete Linux-capable SoC. Last weekend, to coincide with Hardware Freedom Day, a group of us ran a hands-on workshop, Chip Hack, to introduce complete beginners to FPGA development

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Compiler Optimisations for Energy Efficiency – Part 1

Compiler Optimisations for Energy Efficiency – Part 1

James Pallister

Over summer Embecosm funded a research project with the University of Bristol, into how compiler optimisations affect the energy consumption of applications. That project is now complete and the benchmarks and academic paper are available for download. In this blog post I[…]

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