2015/2016 Project Ideas
This is a community-driven list of project ideas for the 2015/2016 academic year; please feel free to add to it, or to bother whomever the project head would be!
Statuses are as follows:
Need Leader: The project has been suggested, but no one has volunteered to coordinate it.
Prep: A person has volunteered to coordinate the project, but needs to prepare or is busy with other things.
Ready: The project would begin if enough people were interested. Feel free to join!
In progress: The project has started. Feel free to join!
|Project Name||Project Leader||Notes||status|
|UFSCLC||Graham Northup||The United Federation of Student Communities for Libre Computing project (probably involving simple websites and hosting)||In progress|
|FRUX||Alan Beadle||A GNU/Linux-libre distribution based on the free-software parts of CRUX||Ready|
|Mesh Networking||Rust||Creating a mesh network for fun!||Prep|
|FPGA (OpenRISC, RISC-V)||Exploring implementing or using existing implementations of free, openly developed ISAs on an FPGA.||Need Leader|
|Robigalia||Rust||Implementing a secure capabilities-based Linux-compatible POSIX layer on top of seL4 to make it easy to deploy.||In Progress|
|Solace||Graham Northup||The newest version of the Sol programming language||In Progress|
|PDP-11 hackery||Alan Beadle||Ready|
|ITL Chorus||Graham Northup||An entire chorus of singing computers!||In Progress|
|Tux robot||Kyle Pedersen, Phong Ho||In Progress|
|BigBlueButton||Benjamin Lannon||An open source web conferencing system made for remote learning||In Progress|
|Telepresence robot||Need Leader|
|Cooking w/ Pi||Kiki||A workshop on Pi and possible Pi projects for 2015/2016||Prep|
|Playing w/ Pi||Kiki||Using a model 2 Raspberry Pi to create a multi-platform retro game emulator (NES/SNES/GAMEBOY)-(Famicom TBD)|
|Multipurpose Lunchbox Pi||Kiki||Finishing and improving the MLP, with potential to design and build more||In Progress|
|"State of the Industry" OS GPU Talk||Baha||A presentation on the support and relative performance of modern GPU's in the OS world.||Prep|
|CDC: COSI Distributed Computing||Mike Fulton & Benjamin Lannon||A project to turn the ITL into a computing cluster||Prep|