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Jim Parsons Explores Intel and Partner Innovation
By Roger Chandler (Intel) Posted on 06/02/15 0
Have you noticed our new TV ad campaign starring Jim Parsons from “The Big Bang Theory”? Each spot highlights a single, innovative experience made possible by Intel technology. The ads are short and really fast-paced, so you might not have had time to fully appreciate our developer partners who a...
Beta Intel® Graphics Driver 15.36.20.4206 for Haswell and Broadwell
By Michael Coppock (Intel) Posted on 06/02/15 0
Purpose: This beta driver is released to resolve issues some users are reporting regarding a "flickering display" issue on some Intel Haswell and Broadwell based NUC products. These beta drivers are provided "as is" and are not supported by Intel Technical Support or any other department at...
NEW Graphics Driver 15.36.19.4170 posted for Haswell and Broadwell.
By Michael Coppock (Intel) Posted on 06/02/15 0
See the Release Notes for additional details. The 15.36.19.4170 has been posted to Intel Download Center at the following direct links to the drivers: 64 bit driver: http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&DwnldID=24870 32 bit driver: http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_D...
How to Survive a Hackathon
By AGATHA G. Posted on 06/02/15 0
How to prepare for and survive a hackathon Hackathons are exciting, yet daunting; challenging, yet fun. They’re an environment where like-minded people come together to creatively solve problems while meeting new people and learning new tricks. Whether it’s your first or tenth hackathon, ther...
Intel® RealSense™ Navigation Library Sample Code
By Colleen Culbertson (Intel) Posted on 06/01/15 0
If you've used the Food Network* hands free navigation provided by the Intel® RealSense™ Experience for Web Browsers you've seen how easy no-touch navigation can be added. Intel has now published the Intel® RealSense™ Navigation Library to make it easy to control web applications via gestures a...
JuliaCon 2015 coming up
By Arch D. Robison (Intel) Posted on 05/31/15 0
The conference for the Julia programming language happens June 24-27 in Boston.
Grove Starter Kit with Intel Galileo Gen 2 – Getting Started
By Pooja Baraskar Posted on 05/29/15 0
When I started with IoT I was all confused about electronics stuffs, resistors and circuits, then I got Seeed Studio’s Grove Starter Kit plus. With this we have to just plug the sensor modules instead of managing it through soldering or breadboard. So let us see how easily we can get started with...
Intel® Developer Zone at Microsoft Build 2015
By Russ Beutler (Intel) Posted on 05/28/15 0
Thousands of software developers visited the Intel® Software booth at the sold-out Microsoft Build conference April 29th – May 1st in San Francisco’s Moscone Center. Developers engaged with Intel SW developer tools experts, Intel® RealSense™ technology, Intel® Iris™ Graphics, Intel® Iris™ Pro gra...
Meshcentral - Back from Sabbatical
By ylian-saint-hilaire (Intel) Posted on 05/28/15 0
It’s been a while since the last Meshcentral announcement for good raison, I was on sabbatical. So far this year it’s been an amazing time for Meshcentral and the Mesh team. In the last few weeks, I have been very lucky in being able to tour Quebec, France and Italy like I have never done it be...
Ubuntu 15.04 Provides Openstack Kilo Preinstalled for Easier Deployments on ONP Servers
By Thomas K. (Intel) Posted on 05/26/15 0
The folks here at Intel see me as a bit of an Ubuntu fanboy.  For the most part, I spend a lot of time in the lab working on the ONP Server using CentOS.   For me, it is less about being an Ubuntu fan and more about using a platform that is easier choice for Openstack developers.    I recently ha...
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Why Windows Threads Are Better Than POSIX Threads
By Clay Breshears (Intel) Posted on 10/19/06 65
I've used both POSIX threads (Pthreads) and Windows threads APIs, and I believe that Windows has the better programming model of the two. While each threading method can create threads, destroy threads, and coordinate interactions between threads, the reason I make this claim is the simplicity of...
Enabling Wireless Display (WiDi) on Windows 8 RTM
By rradi (Intel) Posted on 10/27/12 44
Hi everyone, Windows 8 has just launched, so Intel just released the new WiDi software v3.5.40.0 to support Windows 8. Therefore, in order to enable WiDi officially on your Windows 8 device, follow the steps below: 1. Download the latest graphics driver for your Intel HD graphics from the followi...
Volatile: Almost Useless for Multi-Threaded Programming
By Arch D. Robison (Intel) Posted on 11/30/07 43
There is a widespread notion that the keyword volatile is good for multi-threaded programming. I've seen interfaces with volatile qualifiers justified as "it might be used for multi-threaded programming". I thought was useful until the last few weeks, when it finally dawned on me (or if you prefe...
Windows Server 2008 "Aero Enabled" Workstation Edition
By doug.holland@intel.com Posted on 02/12/08 41
Last week Dell shipped me a new Vostro 1700 notebook which I promptly upgraded from Windows Vista Business edition to Windows Server 2008. In this blog post I'll show you how to setup Windows Server 2008 in a Workstation configuration.Windows Server 2008 installed without an issue although I coul...
Traversing concurrent_hash_map concurrently
By Anton Malakhov (Intel) Posted on 05/14/10 32
People keep asking how to traverse tbb::concurrent_hash_map concurrently with other operations. But it wouldn’t be worth the blog if there was not any problem. The Reference clearly states that: Concurrent operations (count, find, insert, and erase) invalidate any existing iterators that point i...
Enabling Wireless Display (WiDi) on Windows 8 Consumer Preview
By rradi (Intel) Posted on 05/29/12 30
Chances are that if you have upgraded your Wireless Display (WiDi) capable laptop or tablet (with the specs mentioned here) from Windows 7 to Windows 8 Consumer Preview, then you probably stopped being able to enjoy WiDi. The official support for WiDi on Windows 8 will come with the Intel WiDi so...
Flaws of Object Oriented Modeling
By Asaf Shelly Posted on 08/22/08 28
At the beginning of the computer era the system designers came from the world of hardware and it is noticeable. In hardware there are many working elements that can operate in parallel and most times at different rates of operation. This requires hi degree of accuracy in system timing. Chip desig...
Knights Corner micro-architecture support
By James Reinders (Intel) Posted on 06/05/12 26
How does a high performance SMP on-a-chip sound to you?  I can now share, for the first time, key details about our vision for Knights Corner (the aforementioned high performance SMP on-a-chip), and our thinking behind the software architecture and features.   There is a lot to cover here so I’ll...
Intel technologies game: IT Manager 3: Unseen Forces
By Shmuel Gershon (Intel) Posted on 02/27/09 26
So... Are you a skilled IT Manager? Or, did you ever wondered if you're fit to the job?Intel has released a new game: IT Manager 3: Unseen Forces. It is a promotional game, sure, but a very cool one. From the user guide: In IT Manager 3: Unseen Forces, you play the IT manager of a small company...
The Unity Multi Touch Source (finally)
By steve-hughes (Intel) Posted on 05/01/13 24
Hey Everybody Here is the source for the CPP and C# files needed to implement the Multi Touch Plugin DLL referred to in the previous post. Sorry it took so long to publish. Just download the zip and they're both there. I've also uploaded Touchtest.zip which is a very bad Unity app which uses the ...

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