Edge computing gives manufacturers flexible choices about how data is processed, eliminating time lags, reducing bandwidth usage, and choosing which data can be discarded immediately after processing, Xie says. “Manufacturers can quickly process data at the edge if sending data to the cloud is the bottleneck, and move specific data to the cloud if latency and bandwidth are not an issue.” Where to use the data Processing close together not only saves bandwidth and costs, but also makes the data more secure because it is processed immediately.
Event: Libre Planet 2021
As you may be aware, this isn’t the first LibrePlanet conference that has taken place entirely online: in 2020, the timing could hardly have been worse, with coronavirus shutdowns in Massachusetts starting the very week that the conference was scheduled. With only a week to scrap plans we had spent most of a year making, the Free Software Foundation (FSF) still managed to pull off a full, vibrant schedule, and livestreamed using only free software thanks to our wildly talented and dedicated tech team, but we knew that with a bit more time to plan, we could do even more. Continue reading “Event: Libre Planet 2021”