POPLOG – teaching, research, and development

The view from Sussex University Library Introduction POPLOG is an integrated toolkit providing a highly extendable collection of languages and tools suitable for absolute beginners, advanced researchers and system programmers. The toolkit was developed at Sussex University during the 80s. While POPLOG is no longer actively developed, the environment is still useful for prototyping applications.…

Supercomputing with the Parallella board

Some twenty years ago I set up a company to configure parallel computers for image processing applications. Unfortunately, demand wasn't very high because of the poor price/performance ratio and the advent of RISC processors which surpassed it. I was therefore very excited when about a year ago Adapteva created a kickstarter project to offer affordable…