The Rustacean Station Podcast

Rust Embedded WG with Jonathan Pallant

Posted Fri, 28 Apr 2023 16:25:00 +0000

Allen Wyma talks with Jonathan Pallant, Senior Embedded Engineer of Ferrous Systems and member of Rust Embedded Working Group about Rust on embedded systems.

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  • [@0:00] - Introduction
  • [@2:23] - Jonathan’s projects
  • [@10:3] - Keyboard drivers, CP/M, IBM history
  • [@22:19] - Jonathan’s background in embedded systems
  • [@23:46] - Understanding more about computers and laptops
  • [@33:37] - Rust working group for embedded systems
  • [@37:16] - The power of Rust on microcontrollers
  • [@40:00] - The difference between a Microcontroller and a Central Processing Unit
  • [@42:15] - Discussing System on Chip (SoC), Memory Management Unit (MMU), and Microcontrollers
  • [@45:50] - RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computing) vs CISC (Complex Instruction Set Computing) architecture
  • [@53:30] - How did the working group become an official working group?
  • [@56:00] - Using Rust with microcontrollers
  • [@59:54] - Choosing Rust over C or Python


Intro Theme: Aerocity

Audio Editing: Plangora

Hosting Infrastructure: Jon Gjengset

Show Notes: Plangora

Hosts: Allen Wyma