Embedded Flight Software Engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Mars Helicopter Operations Lead.
October 2nd, 2022 | 1 hr 6 mins
android, awesomewm, calyxos, degoogle, dwm, europa clipper, f-droid, flight controller, game streaming, gaming on linux, geocache, google, grapheneos, ham radio, ingenuity, jpl, jupiter broadcasting, linux in the ham shack, linux podcast, linux unplugged, magic wormhole, maple syrup, mars 2020, nasa, nixos, open-source-rover, photo sync, proton, science, solaris, space, stadia, steam, storj, tim canham, valve, voyager, vulkan
We go hands-on at NASA's JPL and learn why Linux is the best OS for Earth and Mars.
July 10th, 2022 | 1 hr 6 mins
bpython, brunch with brent, cassini, curiosity rover, database, deep space network, disk space, docker, dua-cli, extras, f prime, ingenuity, ipython, jpl, jupiter broadcasting, jupyter notebooks, lennart poettering, linux podcast, linux unplugged, mars, mars helicopter, matrix, microsoft, nasa, ncdu, nix, open source, outage, perseverance rover, postgresql, ptpython, python, raspberry pi, robotics, rust, solaris, spacecraft, sql, steam deck, sun microsystems, synapse, systemd
We were fixing servers all night, but at least we have a great story. A special guest joins us to help make a big show announcement.
May 18th, 2021 | 1 hr 45 secs
1password, activitypub, android, appimage, dart, decentralized, electron, f-droid, f-prime, federation, fediverse, ffmpeg, finamp, helicopter, ios, jpl, jupiter broadcasting, linux apps, linux in space, linux podcast, linuxcopter, live stream, mars 2020, mars rover, music player, nasa, open-source, p2p, password manager, peer to peer, peertube, perseverance, plexamp, radio, react, rotocopter, rust, self-hosted, self-hosting, serial, space, tim canham, typescript, uart, youtube, zigbee
Tim Canham, Mars Helicopter Operations Lead at NASA’s JPL joins us again to share technical details you've never heard about the Ingenuity Linux Copter on Mars. And the challenges they had to work around to achieve their five successful flights.
March 9th, 2021 | 1 hr 58 secs
arm, audio editing, battery, collabora, coreutils, cubesat, curiosity, debian, drone, ffmpeg, flight software, fprime, game streaming, helicopter, ingenuity, jellyfin, jpl, jupiter broadcasting, linaro, linux audio, linux podcast, linux-rt, mars 2020, mars rover, nasa, ocenaudio, open source, operating systems, perseverance, preemptive scheduling, proton, protondb, realtime kernel, research, rust, science, solar, solaris, space, space exploration, steam steamlink, sun, tim canham, unix, unplugged, valve, vxworks, windriver, wine, x86
Tim Canham, the Mars Helicopter Operations Lead, shares Linux’s origins at JPL and how it ended up running on multiple boxes on Mars.