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[caption id="attachment_5638" align="alignleft" width="150"] "It’s been an honour and joy to have been part of the OpenPOWER ecosystem as Executive Director of the Foundation." - Hugh Blemings[/caption] I had the good fortune to join the OpenPOWER Foundation as Executive Director in late 2017. Over the ensuing...

Hugh Blemings, Executive Director, OpenPOWER Foundation First, the thoughts of all involved in OpenPOWER and the Foundation are with the broader community and their families in these trying and uncertain times. Please stay safe out there. As the Executive Director of the OpenPOWER Foundation, I have had...

As we deal with the serious implications of COVID-19, the team at the OpenPOWER Foundation got to thinking about how a technical organisation like ourselves can connect and support our community. So we hit upon the idea of running ongoing, informal weekly teleconference calls (dial-in details...

By: Sandy Woodward, OpenPOWER Foundation Compliance Work Group Chair, IBM Academy of Technology Member There is much excitement in the August 2019 announcement of open-sourcing the POWER Instruction Set Architecture (ISA), which provides the opportunity for experimentation and collaboration. When the hardware implementation of the ISA...

From the OpenPOWER Foundation team in China, the ten finalists for this year's OpenCAPI contest have been announced.  The full text of the announcement is shown below, or an English translation is available if you prefer. Congratulations to all the finalists from everyone at OpenPOWER! 标题:叮咚!2019 OpenCAPI异构计算大赛复赛名单到啦,合作方点评高亮快闪! 摘要:科技力量,初露锋芒 打破藩篱,引领加速。 2019...

By: Hugh Blemings On August 20, 2019 the OpenPOWER Foundation, along with IBM, announced that the POWER ISA was to be released under an open license. You can read more about it in previous posts but the short story is that anyone is now free to build...

By: Hugh Blemings, Executive Director, OpenPOWER Foundation [caption id="attachment_7341" align="alignnone" width="700"] Hugh Blemings and Allstair Francis at the OpenISA miniconf, held at linux.conf.au in January, 2020.[/caption] In mid-January, I made what has become an annual pilgrimage to linux.conf.au - the Linux/Open Source conference of choice for antipodeans,...