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More on LinuxToday An interview with IBM's Linux Wrist Watch project leader

Aug 09, 2000, 01:13 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Earlier this week, IBM unveiled details about a fascinating research project taking place at IBM's research labs: a Linux-based wrist watch...."

"This morning, I spoke with Alex Morrow, "IBM Fellow" at IBM's TJ Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York, and project leader of the IBM Linux Wrist Watch project. My goal was to learn about the project's overall mission and goals, and also to gather technical specifics about the device itself, from a hardware, software, and systems design perspective."

"RL: What is IBM trying to accomplish through this Linux Wrist Watch project?"

"Morrow: We think this is a breakthrough in Linux, getting Linux down into this size device. It's a good example of what we're trying to do, which is to see how broadly we can use Linux, and to demonstrate our commitment to having open platforms. Did you also see the news about [Linux] going up into the Blue Gene computer, with Linux?"

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