Boston Linux & UNIX was originally founded in 1994 as part of The Boston Computer Society. We meet on the third Wednesday of each month at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Building E51.

Software in a Decentralized and Distributed World, with Hardware at the Edge

Date and Time

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm


MIT Building E-51, Room 315


Brian DeLacey - CryptographicHistory gmail com


A discussion and demo of Google's new Edge TPU


We cover new technologies including Google's Cloud IoT Edge & Edge TPU, as well as the new decentralized software startup “Inrupt”, and the open source project known as “Solid”.


  1. Edge TP: Google's purpose-built ASIC designed for the Internet of Things (IoT)
  2. Tim Berners-Lee's Inrupt project page
  3. Tim Berners-Lee's Solid project page
  4. IPFS is the Distributed Web

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