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by jackb
Tue Feb 07, 2012 2:41 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Statistics, Analytics and Modelling...
Replies: 8
Views: 7741

Re: Statistics, Analytics and Modelling...

You could install rstudio on the pi... but then again it might make more sense to run rstudio server on a more powerful machine and use the pi as a client.
by jackb
Wed Dec 21, 2011 8:20 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: BCM2835 datasheet
Replies: 189
Views: 74819

Re: BCM2835 datasheet

<t>Quote from JeToMad on December 21, 2011, 12:20<br/> As I understand it, with Broadcom (and many others, such as TI with the OMAP chips) is exactly like you say: You know how to write and read the Christmas cards, but know nothing about how the delivery goes.<br/> That was a very bad example, beca...
by jackb
Tue Dec 06, 2011 2:21 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Create simple vector library
Replies: 22
Views: 7571

Re: Create simple vector library

Yes, the vfp unit is nowhere near neon, and as far as integers are concerned i'd just call them fixed point ;)
And GLSL... no no no no, no, nooo. No way. (Everyone who tried that at least once will understand this answer)
by jackb
Tue Dec 06, 2011 2:47 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Software Defined Radio
Replies: 61
Views: 31255

Re: Software Defined Radio

I originally intended to use the rpi with something like the funcube dongle, just better, but that very much depends on the availability of the gpu's dsp resources...
by jackb
Tue Dec 06, 2011 2:39 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What do you think about decision X (aka a playing with fire thread)
Replies: 26
Views: 6134

Re: What do you think about decision X (aka a playing with fire thread)

<t>1)<br/> It\'s supposed to be a cheap device that offers what the average hobbyist (read : tinkerer, programmer) wants for a very low price, it basically fills the gap between a msp430 and a beagleboard that you previously had to fill with abused routers and other devices.<br/> <br/> 2)<br/> I gue...
by jackb
Tue Dec 06, 2011 12:32 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Create simple vector library
Replies: 22
Views: 7571

Re: Create simple vector library

<t>Oh, i SO want this. I guess most people are not unhappy with the binary blob gpu driver solution because they are open source zealots, they are unhappy because the ARM core is somewhat.. underwhelming (read : no NEON simd instructions!) and you can't just abuse the gpu and/or write your own drive...

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