Boston Linux & UNIX was originally founded in 1994 as part of The Boston Computer Society. We meet on the third Wednesday of each month at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Building E51.

BLU Speaker: Jason Kridner

Jason Kridner , Open Platforms Technologist/Evangelist , Texas Instruments

About Jason Kridner

Jason Kridner is Open Platforms Technologist/Evangelist for Texas Instruments, where he focuses on defining strategy for growing TI's open platform ecosystem for developers and customers. Jason is the co-founder and community manager for, designers of BeagleBone Black. Jason is named on 11 patents and has been programming personal computers since 1979 as a hobbyist and professional. He worked on the first wave of MP3 player designs in 1998. Jason will talk about his experiences developing BeagleBone into an open computing platform that is powered by a 1GHz ARMv7 CPU and 2 200MHz 32-bit microcontrollers with real-time capabilities.


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