[coreboot] Fund a TALOS Secure Workstation as coreboot build system

Sam Kuper sam.kuper at uclmail.net
Sun Dec 4 20:43:11 CET 2016

On 03/12/2016, Merlin Büge <toni at bluenox07.de> wrote:
> To me, the point of this campaign is not to get cool free hardware, but to
> create/restore the very foundations that are needed to have them, i.e.
> research (so we can build on that and have that knowledge) and development
> (so we / other people have the ability to buy free and high-performance
> computing hardware).
> Really, if you're reading a bit on what's going on in the world regarding
> the freedom of hardware (e.g. article above, more and more lockdowns), imo
> it's easily justified to spend a few hundred dollars or, if you can, a few
> thousands for it -- without obtaining any actual hardware.
> Just imagine that *awesome* moment when Talos got funded, knowing that
> *you* were an indispensable part of it!

I agree with all of this.

I have done my best to persuade people I know who might be able to
influence institutional budgets, to seriously consider the TALOS; and
to spread the word to others who might at least be able to donate.

I take my hat off to everyone who has supported the project.

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