Brainhat Runtime

Download Brainhat binaries and configuration files via the button at the bottom of the page. The code runs under Debian-based 64-bit Linux for the Intel instruction set. Please review the licensing information, below. A copy of the license is included with the code.

Expect there to be several releases each week for some time, corresponding with the posting of new "hands-on" documents.
Current release: May 18, 2024


Version 1.5
April 1, 2024


Kevin  Dowd  (hereinafter  "the  Author") has  developed  Brainhat,  a
software   kit   for   building    Knowledge-Based  Computing  systems
(hereinafter "Brainhat"). Brainhat is distributed in source and binary
forms. This agreement is designed to (1) permit non-commercial use and
modification  of Brainhat, (2)  permit commercial  use of  modified or
unmodified versions  of Brainhat  software ONLY BY  SEPARATE AGREEMENT
with  The Author  or  his authorized  agents,  (3) otherwise  prohibit
commercial  use  of  unmodified  or  modified  versions  of  Brainhat.
Brainhat is a  product of the Author, and is  being made available for
use  only   on  the  basis   contained  in  this   License  Agreement.

Brainhat is copyrighted by the Author.


The Author grants  you a license as follows  to Brainhat configuration
files and binary codes:

1.  LICENSE.  

The Author  grants you  a non-exclusive, non-transferable  license for
Brainhat  and its  associated  documentation, subject  to  all of  the
following terms and conditions.  In downloading or accepting a copy of
Brainhat   you  agree   to   the  following   terms  and   conditions.

This license permits you to  use, copy, and modify Brainhat solely for
your personal use.  For non-commercial  uses only, you may modify your
copy or copies  of Brainhat or any portion of it,  thus forming a work
based on Brainhat, and copy and distribute such modifications or work.
You may not copy, modify, sublicense, or distribute Brainhat except as
expressly provided under this License.  Any attempt otherwise to copy,
modify, sublicense or distribute Brainhat for commercial purposes will
terminate your rights under this License.

You are not required to accept this License, since you have not signed
it.  However, nothing else grants you permission to modify Brainhat or
its  derivative works.  By modifying  Brainhat (or  any work  based on
Brainhat), you indicate your acceptance  of this License and its terms
and  conditions for  copying,  distributing or  modifying Brainhat  or
works based on it.

Each time  you redistribute  Brainhat (or any  work based on  it), the
recipient automatically receives a  license from the original licensor
to  copy, distribute  or modify  Brainhat subject  to these  terms and
conditions.   You  may not  impose  any  further  restrictions on  the
recipients' exercise of the rights granted herein.

All works based upon Brainhat must conspicuously bear the legend
"Portions copyright (C) 2024, Kevin Dowd."


You may only use, copy,  and modify Brainhat as expressly provided for
in this Agreement.  You must reproduce and include this Agreement, and
any copyright  notices on any  copy and its  associated documentation.
No  part of Brainhat  may be  incorporated into  any program  or other
product that  is sold,  or for which  any revenue is  received without
written permission  of the Author.   All rights not  expressly granted
herein to  the licensee are reserved  to the Author  or his authorized

This License Agreement permits all non-commercial use and modification
of Brainhat.

The  Author  will permit  commercial  use  of  modified or  unmodified
versions  of Brainhat  ONLY  BY SEPARATE  WRITTEN  AGREEMENT with  the

This License Agreement otherwise prohibits any and all commercial uses
of unmodified or modified versions of Brainhat.

For the purposes of this License agreement, "commercial use" means any
selling, bartering, trading  or otherwise exchanging for consideration
or compensation of any sort, whether payment, royalties, etc.


You (the licensee) are solely responsible for maintaining Brainhat and
the security  of the  operating environment in  which Brainhat  may be
used.  You are  solely responsible for all of  your costs and expenses
incurred in connection with the copying, modifying and distribution of
Brainhat or  any application program  hereunder, and the  Author shall
have no liability, obligation  or responsibility therefor.  The Author
shall have no obligation to provide maintenance, support, upgrades, or
new releases to you (the licensee).


There  is  no  warranty  for  Brainhat, to  the  extent  permitted  by
applicable law.  Except when otherwise stated in writing the copyright
holders and/or other parties provide Brainhat "as is" without warranty
of any kind,  either expressed or implied, including,  but not limited
to,  the  implied warranties  of  merchantability  and  fitness for  a
particular purpose.  The entire risk as to the quality and performance
of Brainhat is with you (the licensee).  If Brainhat is defective, you
(the licensee) assume  the cost of all necessary  servicing, repair or


Neither the Author, nor any other  person who has been involved in the
creation, production or  delivery of Brainhat, shall be  liable to you
or to any other person  for any direct, indirect, special, incidental,
consequential, compensatory  or punitive  damages, even if  the Author
has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

6.	TERM.

The  license granted  hereunder is  effective until  terminated.  This
license shall automatically terminate without notice if you breach any
of  the  provisions hereof.   You  may terminate  it  at  any time  by
destroying Brainhat and associated documentation, if any.


If any portion or section of this License Agreement is held invalid or
unenforceable under  any particular  circumstance, the balance  of the
License Agreement is intended to apply and the portion or section as a
whole is intended to apply in other circumstances.

This  Agreement  shall  be  governed  by  the laws  of  the  State  of 

Address all  correspondence regarding this License  Agreement to Kevin
Dowd, c/o Atlantic Computing Technology Corporation, Box 939, Niantic,
CT 06357 or via electronic mail:
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Brainhat contains no third-party code with the sole exception of an SHA-1 generator written by Paul E. Jones.

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