index concept papers Dinghy: Papers . Outlook Yachts and Racing Dinghies Many new-platform efforts set to build a better workstation. We are seeking to do something else. This paper explains the difference. System Niches Contrasts the major niches of computing. Values Palette The design of systems is often guided by values. For example, the principle that 'everything is a file'. This paper discusess some of those values. Options Since we are still in early stages, we explore design options. Think before you act / go broad before you go deep. Seek to draft five or ten projects here. Evaluate them against the design criteria in Concept. PIC32 The paper describes an investigation into the PIC32 SoC and speculates about the a system that could be built of it. Caterpillar Bus-centric design, hardware process isolation. Limit Challenge the web browser settlement. Mu A project developed by Kartik Agaram that looks to be aligned with the dinghy goals. Drift Make it easy to ship software that targets the amd64 hypervisor. Within that sandbox, you have lots of freedom. You get a racing dinghy, but get to leverage the awesome yacht hardware.