NVIDIA is not supplying a proper OpenCL toolchain for the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS-based developer's kit for the Jetson Tegra TK1 hardware. As a result, it is effectively not possible to develop OpenCL applications for the chip, unless you are a big enough operator to develop your own OpenCL compiler. If you click through to TFA, you will note that I pointed this out months ago. Claiming that OpenCL is properly supported for this hardware by NVIDIA is simply not true.
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I say wait until Windows finally finishes dropping support for XP. Large numbers of corporate desktops will not make the move to Windows 7.
The only thing that keeps businesses running Windows at all is the large volume of industry-specific applications (and even web sites) that only work on Win32 and IE. It certainly isn't lower support costs.
I manage 15 seats worth of XP machines, and if availability of software specific to our industry were not a problem, I would move everything to Ubuntu or OSX in a heartbeat. Our servers are already based on Ubuntu LTS, and I have a Mac at home and a Mac for my wife and a Mac laptop for work, which I sometimes use to run XP, but only when I have to. I do keep a windows machine at my desk because otherwise I'd forget how to use the damned thing.
What keeps people from upgrading to Win7 is the vomit-inducing prospect of paying $300 a seat for the OS, plus several hundred more per seat to upgrade the hardware so it can run the OS, for something that really isn't that much better than what you're replacing.
I've been saying since the Apple announcement that the real competition for the iPad will not be the Kindle, or existing netbooks running Windows, but the as-yet-unreleased machines running ChromeOS.
Both are targeted primarily at "average" consumers who don't want a full-on computer, but rather an appliance that "just works," more like a phone, for certain tasks -- browsing the web, watching movies, reading books, keeping track of their photos.
That's why geeks like us find both of them to be a bit lackluster; they're not aimed at us. They're aimed at our parents.
That's going to kill my karma, but I thought it was funny.