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If API is the way a programmer can call one program from another, then ABI is how the computer can call one program from another. This covers a whole lot of intricacies, such as calling conventions and the object format.

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Consuming open-source is only the start of the journey for many companies. Whether by design or necessity, organisations find themselves adapting from being simply open-source consumers to being full-fledged producers, contributors and maintainers, eventually working in public, following ‘open by default and ‘upstream first’ principles.

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As part of Codethink's interest in RISC-V I have been following the RISC-V kernel list. Whilst looking through the postings the following bug came up, titled: [syzbot] BUG: unable to handle kernel access to user memory in schedule_tail

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We detail some research and development work Codethink conducted last year; building a low cost multi-camera sports tracking system. We specifically focus on camera space tracking on embedded platforms, as well as running through some of the background and state of the art of Computer Vision.

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This blog post is about the Remote Asset API, describing its components and going into detail about the server-side implementation which has been worked on here at Codethink.

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Codethink recently ran the Safety and Open Source devroom at FOSDEM 2021. Unfortunately, due to Covid-19, this was entirely virtual. However, this did make the conference more accessible to those who would otherwise be unable to attend. 2021 was the first year that the safety devroom had been run, and hopefully, it will become a regular occurrence at FOSDEM in future years.

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One of the innovative minds that contribute to the community and work with our client’s projects is Beth White, Project Manager at Codethink, for the last 4 years. She has led and planned projects for some of our prime clients by driving the community side.

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Terraform definitions are rarely defined in isolation without configurations for other tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Kubernetes. These definitions' close relationships often lead to changes in the configurations for multiple tools across various configuration languages.

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The Bloodlight project was designed to test for new health metrics in the blood by testing multiple LED wavelengths of light at high-frequency and accuracy. We hoped to process the signals to determine the most appropriate wavelengths for low-power sensing and find new potential data in the signals.

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As we celebrate International Women's Day, I thought I would reflect on the many inspirational women I have come across, in-person in everyday life, in articles or in history. My HR career has allowed me to see just how well women have steered their professional growth and how policies and procedures have evolved to complement changing and progressive environments.

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